Anglican Communion & Lambeth Conference
The Anglican Communion has unveiled a new long-term strategic plan which would double its current budget to £5 million.
Some new members elected to ACC standing committee, including the first new youth member
More coverage of GAFCON’s threatened boycott of Lambeth
South Dakota elected their next bishop, Jonathan Folts
A glowing response to newly consecrated bishop Phoebe Roaf of West Tennessee
Kind of a love letter to the Episcopal church from a (I think) Haitian man living in New York.
Archbishop Davies of the Church in Wales refers same sex marriage to Doctrinal Commission for further study but is also keen to offer some kind of blessing or affirmation service for couples in “committed, faithful, same-sex relationships”, and had asked the Liturgical Advisory Commission to suggest how this could happen.
Apparently as part of its ongoing response to sexual abuse, the CoE has a working group looking at confession and they’ve just released an interim statement that is long, but very thoughtful
The Bishop and Mayor of London co-hosted an interfaith service at St Paul’s cathedral for Ramadan
L’Arche founder Jean Varnier has died
Curious article from a Canadian Catholic paper vastly overselling the impact of the Ordinariate
An article form Sri Lanka on the Anglican bishop in response to the recent terror attacks
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Lambeth Palace to join a discussion on religious freedom.
image: Jean Vanier