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August 7, 2008

Making connections and forging relationships with Anglican bishops from around the world was a highlight of the just-concluded Lambeth Conference, said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in a live webcast on August 7. Also...

August 2, 2008

Using the imagery of witness, martyrdom and journeys, a two-hour Eucharist service at Canterbury Cathedral on August 3 closed the decennial Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops. "We are witnesses, says Peter, of what Jesus did," said...

August 2, 2008

Anglican bishops meeting at the Lambeth Conference on August 2 said there were passionate disagreements about aspects of a developing covenant designed to hold together churches with theological differences. In addition, the bishops on...

August 2, 2008

He might be the most prominent uninvited guest at the 2008 Lambeth Conference, but Diocese of New Hampshire Bishop Gene Robinson's presence at the every-decade gathering was, nonetheless, a compelling factor. Robinson, whose long-term...

August 1, 2008

The 2008 Lambeth Conference is the second of the decennial meetings to include female bishops and several of them said the welcome is warmer, but that they wish more consideration were given to women's issues. Out of the 670 bishops...

July 29, 2008

They are everywhere on the University of Kent campus -- middle-aged to elderly men and women wearing gold sashes bearing the purple Lambeth Conference logo, ready to welcome visitors, give directions, answer questions. Throughout the...

July 28, 2008

Bishops and spouses attending the Lambeth Conference had their only joint session on July 29, discussing abuses of power such as domestic violence and the church's response. Considering the theme "Equal in God's sight: when power is...

July 26, 2008

Like a circuit-riding vicar, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams led two Sunday morning services on July 27 -- one at little St. Dunstan's Church that was broadcast by the BBC and the other at giant Canterbury Cathedral. Bishops and...

July 26, 2008

Halfway through the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops, the new discussion process called "indaba" is getting mixed reviews and participants said on July 26 that some groups are changing their agendas. This conference...

July 23, 2008

Anglican bishops and their spouses demonstrated on July 24 in support of poverty reduction worldwide, walking in purple cassocks and native dress past symbols of British power such as the Houses of Parliament and the prime minister's...

July 22, 2008

Anglican bishops meeting at the 2008 Lambeth Conference on July 22 shared views on Christian evangelism, in terms of its essential nature for the church and its sometimes-difficult global context. The focus for the day was set the...

July 19, 2008

More than 600 Anglican bishops worshipped on July 20 within the ancient, sand-colored walls of Canterbury Cathedral in a two-hour Eucharist that illuminated the worldwide church's diversity and also acknowledged its current theological...

July 15, 2008

Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire said he is going to some events at the Lambeth Conference "not to protest in any way" his exclusion from the main part of the conference, but to "tell the story of God's work"...

July 12, 2008

Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, whose same-gender partnership has caused debate in the Anglican Communion, on July 13 said the church should not be fearful since "it is not ours to win or lose; it is God's gift to us, even ours to...

June 9, 2008

Bishop Michael Ingham of the Vancouver-based Diocese of New Westminster has written to five members of the clergy who resigned from the Anglican Church of Canada saying that they may not exercise ministry at their churches, are considered...

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