May 8, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission, the official body appointed by the two Communions to engage in theological dialogue, has held the third meeting of its new phase (ARCIC III), at the Mosteiro de Sao Bento, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (29 April–7 May 2013). This is the first time in its forty year history that ARCIC has met in Latin America, and, indeed, in the southern hemisphere....
May 6, 2013
Episcopal Chancellors Network
4 May 2013
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Monnica is remembered as a saint mostly because of the fervency of her prayer. She had a challenging family life. Both husband and son at various times led remarkably dissolute lives that probably called abundantly on the gifts of people like those in this room. Eventually she gave up...
April 19, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Bishop Pierre Whalon, of the Convocation of...
April 4, 2013
[Lambeth Palace -- Press Release] Listen to four programmes recorded by the BBC’s Daily Service during Archbishop Justin’s prayer journey last month
Archbishop Justin, wearing his Coventry Cross of Nails, is greeted by the people of Coventry and Warwickshire. Friday 15 March 2013. (Photograph: Coventry diocese)
In the lead up to his...
March 31, 2013
[Lambeth Palace -- Press Release] Archbishop Justin has said in his Easter sermon that pinning hopes on individuals in politics and public life is “always a mistake”. But he said Holy Week and Easter remind us of the power of God and the fallibility of human beings – lessons which liberate us to be merciful with each other.
Speaking at Canterbury Cathedral 10 days after his inauguration, the Archbishop of Canterbury used his first Easter sermon today to...
March 23, 2013
[Anglican Taonga] New Zealand’s Anglican community has chosen the Rt. Rev. Philip Richardson, bishop of Taranaki, as its new archbishop.
He was confirmed as archbishop-elect in Wellington March 22 at a meeting of representatives of the country’s seven Tikanga Pakeha dioceses.
From May 1, Richardson, 55, will become one of three archbishops leading the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. He will continue as bishop of Taranaki, and carry on his...
March 20, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of the worldwide Anglican Communion are gearing up for the March 21 inauguration of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Canterbury Cathedral.
As staff at the cathedral get ready for this key moment in Anglican history, lay and ordained people from right around the world are also preparing for the big day.
Over the past week the communion’s primates...
March 18, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The news that the leader of the Orthodox Church will attend the inauguration of the new pope is being described as an historic moment for Christianity.
According to a report in Asia News, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew’s decision to attend the...
[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Archbishop Justin Welby, is to be represented by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, at the inauguration of the ministry of Pope Francis as Bishop of Rome.
Archbishop Sentamu, will lead an Anglican group of ‘fraternal delegates’ representing the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Anglican Communion who will attend both the Inauguration Mass on Tuesday 19th and an Audience with the new Pope on the following day.