Go-ahead given for new Anglican Communion Province of Alexandria

The King Farouk Royal Palace Alexandria, Egypt Photo Credit: Ahmed Younis Sif Saad   The ancient city of Alexandria, which was founded by Alexander the Great more than 300 years before Christ’s birth, will give its name to the 41st Province of the Anglican Communion. The new province will be formed when the current Diocese … Continue reading “Go-ahead given for new Anglican Communion Province of Alexandria”

Anglican Primates meet with king, heads of church in Jordan

Anglican Communion primates met Jan. 13 with the King of Jordan at a conference center near the site of Jesus’ baptism. The primates are meeting in Amman, Jordan, Jan. 13-15. Photo: Jordan News Agency   Anglican Communion primates began a weeklong meeting Jan. 13 with an official audience with Jordan’s King Abdullah II. The audience … Continue reading “Anglican Primates meet with king, heads of church in Jordan”

A look ahead at 2020 for the Anglican Communion Office

By Lucy Cowpland Preparations are well underway for this year’s Lambeth Conference in Canterbury. This gathering, to which all active bishops of the Anglican Communion’s member churches are invited, takes place approximately every 10 years and will run from the 23 July until 2 August. The Anglican Consultative Council, Anglican Alliance and Lambeth Conference Company … Continue reading “A look ahead at 2020 for the Anglican Communion Office”

Gone by 2040? – Statistics report a ‘wake-up call’ to church, says primate

By Tali Folkins Recently released data suggesting the church’s rate of decline has not slowed over the past decade and a half—while not surprising—should serve as a useful reality check for Canadian Anglicans, says Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. “I don’t think they’re a surprise to anybody,” Nicholls said of … Continue reading “Gone by 2040? – Statistics report a ‘wake-up call’ to church, says primate”

Theological educators plan pre-Lambeth Conference episcopal consultations

Bishops from around the world attending next year’s Lambeth Conference in Canterbury, England, will be able to take part in two separate consultations on the future of theological education. The first event, at Ripon College, Cuddesdon, will examine what bishops need from theological colleges as they train people for ministry; while the second, at St … Continue reading “Theological educators plan pre-Lambeth Conference episcopal consultations”