The first was the United Kingdom branch of the Traditional Anglican
Communion, which comprises about 20 small parishes and which in October began the process of joining the Catholic church under the apostolic constitution.
Stephen Bates, religion reporter for The Guardian newspaper, views the reaction to Robinson's ordination as the byproduct of an evangelical uprising in the Anglican
Should the Anglican
Church of Canada's relationship with the rest of the Communion weigh heavily on the minds of delegates?
The presiding bishop represents the church in meetings with other Anglican
Scanning my bookshelf, I note an Anglican
author who celebrates an Anglican
Donne; a Catholic who discovers a crypto-Catholic Donne; a Catholicturned-Anglican
who admits to a guilty, apostate Donne; a Lutheran who enforces Donne's Lutheranism; a Calvinist whose Donne capitulates to the Genevan's lex terribilis; a skeptic for whom Donne doubts; an atheist for whom Donne feigns piety; a feminist whose Donne worships Sophia; and so on.
South Africa is a prominent exception, and the Anglican
churches there have for the most part supported Robinson's consecration.
Church in Australia has become less English as the identity of Australia as a nation has started to identify more with the Asian Pacific nations,'' he said.
The department has received a $15,000 grant from the Anglican
Foundation to develop an electronic data-gathering system and the diocese of Montreal's former executive officer, Mark Gibson, is a consultant on the project.
churches to voluntarily withdraw from a February 2005 Consultative Council until 2008 (the next meeting of the international Lambeth Conference of Anglican
bishops in England).
Those who enjoyed the older book and wanted traditional services had to find an Anglican
That less-than-attractive side of Anglicanism showed its face a few years ago when an Anglican
bishop in Zimbabwe seconded President Robert Mugabe's support for antigay violence.
In matters suck as Prayer Book revision, ordination of women, ecumenism and concern for a place within the church for homosexuals, I believe our church has been a leader, not only within the Anglican
Communion, but also for the wider church.
Another position was strongly supported at the most recent Anglican
Synod of the Diocese of Niagara.
church's General Synod, scheduled June 19 to 25, coincides with the ELCIC's National Convention in the city during that same week.
Early in June, 2004, the Anglican
Synod of Canada affirmed the integrity and "sanctity" of same-sex relationships.