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New Calls for New Times – Archbishop Welby’s presidential address to ACC-16

Posted on: April 30th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Photo Credit: ACNS The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, gave a presidential address to members of the Anglican Consultative Council following evensong at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia, during the gathering for ACC-16. This is the full text of Archbishop Welby’s address, as delivered. You can watch Archbishop Welby delivering his […]

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General Synod worship will aim for ‘newness in the familiar’

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By André Forget Worship at General Synod 2016 will encourage members to reflect on “how we are hearing God speak to us through Scripture,” says the Rev. Martha Tatarnic, chair of the worship committee. Photo:  André Forget When General Synod meets in Richmond Hill, Ont., July 7-12, the worship will focus on getting back to the […]

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Between a rock and a hard place

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By Marites N. Sison The church’s bishops are split three ways on the issue of same-sex marriage—yes, no, maybe. (This editorial first appeared in the April issue of the Anglican Journal.) On February 29, the House of Bishops dropped a bombshell  when it issued a statement that they were “not likely” to muster enough votes among […]

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Pope Francis joins the human quest

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By Wayne Holst Pope Francis on his way to greet pilgrims during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square, at the Vatican.  Photo: Giulio Napolitano/Shutterstock Modernity has not been kind to those upholding the truth of the gospel as well as the authority and unity of the church. Global Christian communions, for example, currently encounter […]

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Provinces urged to adopt Anglican Communion Sunday

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[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The provinces of the Anglican Communion have been invited to set aside the Sunday closest to the feast of Saint Augustine of Canterbury (26 May) as Anglican Communion Sunday, with a special focus of prayer for the Communion. The invitation came in a resolution passed by assent at the recent Anglican […]

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The Truth Shall Set You Free

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Bishop James Tengatenga at ACC-16 in Lusaka Photo Credit: ACNS The full text of the sermon delivered by Bishop James Tengatenga at the closing eucharist of ACC-16 in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia on Tuesday. This was Bishop Tengatenga’s last sermon as chair of the ACC. You can also watch a […]

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New leaders elected for worldwide Anglican Communion

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Photo Credit: Gavin Drake / ACNS [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] A lay canon of England’s Liverpool Cathedral has been elected unopposed to serve as vice-chair of the Anglican Consultative Council. She joins the Archbishop of Hong Kong, the Most Revd Dr Paul Kwong, who was elected last week as chair of the body; and five […]

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Archbishop Justin Welby’s sermon at the ACC-16 opening Eucharist

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Archbishop Welby preaches at the opening Eucharist for ACC-16 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Lusaka. Photo Credit: ACNS This is the text of the sermon, as delivered by Archbishop Justin Welby at the opening eucharist of ACC-16 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia, on 10 April 2016. As Archbishop […]

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ACC-16 goes paperless with iPads

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The Revd Bartholomew Bol Deng from the Diocese of Juba in Sudan shows off the iPad he’s using at ACC-16 Photo Credit: Bellah Zulu / ACNS [ACNS, by Bellah Zulu] The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16) has attempted to go paperless with the provision of iPads to all delegates at the on-going meeting in Lusaka, an […]

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Vancouver church plans intentional community for young adults

Posted on: April 29th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins The hope of Hineni House is that participants will be able to discern their vocation, whether they conceptualize it in spiritual terms or not, says program director Anita Laura Fonseca. Photo: Contributed A Vancouver rectory is set to become one of the newest of a number of intentional communities recently planned or launched […]

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