Global Anglican Future Conference

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July 9, 2008

The Anglican primate of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui has criticized the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), held in Jerusalem this June, for bringing "severe harm" to the Anglican Communion.

Archbishop Paul Kwong said that Anglicans with different opinions on human sexuality...

June 29, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has responded to the Global Anglican Future Conference with the following statement.

 

 

Much of the Anglican world must be lamenting the latest emission from GAFCON. Anglicanism has always been broader than some find comfortable...

June 29, 2008

Describing their proposals as "problematic in all sorts of ways," Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams responded June 30 to a statement released by a group of conservative Anglicans that announced a new movement to uphold traditional Anglicanism within the Communion's structures rather than...

June 29, 2008

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, has responded to the final declaration of the Global Anglican Future Conference with the following statement.

 

 

The Final Statement from the GAFCON meeting in Jordan and Jerusalem contains much that is positive and...

June 28, 2008

The Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) issued the following statement at the conclusion of its June 22-29 meeting in Jerusalem. More than 1,000 conservative Anglicans, including 280 bishops, participated in GAFCON.

 

 

STATEMENT ON THE GLOBAL ANGLICAN FUTURE

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June 23, 2008

The diversity of opinions expressed by some of the 1,000 participants attending the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) reveals that the current divide in the Anglican Communion is more than simply a conflict between liberals and conservatives.

The language adopted in a 94-page...

June 21, 2008

Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani has called on participants of the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) to approach their summit in a spirit of "peace, reconciliation and goodwill," saying that "it is crucial to the Anglican witness here in Jerusalem and to the wider world that...

January 1, 2008

A group of conservative Anglican leaders, including several Primates, who met in Nairobi in December, have announced that they will invite bishops, senior clergy and laity from every province of the Anglican Communion to attend a June 15-22 Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) in the Holy...