Lambeth Commission on Communion


October 18, 2004

[ENS] As bishops of the Episcopal Church finished their initial look at the newly released Windsor Report from the Lambeth Commission on Communion, most echoed Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold’s call for careful and prayerful contemplation of its conclusions and recommendations.


October 18, 2004

I welcome the publication of the Windsor Report. I was privileged to be part of the Lambeth Commission, and despite some very honest exchanges, we were able to come together as a Commission to offer what I believe represents a genuine way forward for the future of the Anglican Communion.


October 18, 2004

Good morning, thank you for being here as our Communion begins a momentous journey.

I would like to thank the 17 members of the Lambeth Commission who have labored long and prayerfully over the document that we have been given today. Their Commission's willingness to struggle through its...

October 18, 2004

The Rt. Rev. J. Mark Dyer - Virginia Theological Seminary professor of theology and retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania -- is one of the 18 members of the Lambeth Commission that prepared the Windsor Report released today (see roster below for full membership of...

October 17, 2004

Stating that it is "not a judgment" but "part of a pilgrimage towards healing and reconciliation," the report of the Lambeth Commission on Communion -- known as the Windsor Report [] -- was released at a news conference held October 18, 2004...

October 12, 2004

The Archbishop of Canterbury requests the Commission:

To examine and report to him by 30th September 2004, in preparation for the ensuing meetings of the Primates and the Anglican Consultative Council, on the legal and theological implications flowing from the decisions of the Episcopal...

October 5, 2004

The press launch of the Windsor Report, produced by the Lambeth Commission will be held on Monday, October 18, at 12:00 p.m. British Summer Time (7:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, 4:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time). The launch will take place in the Crypt of St. Paul's Cathedral, London.


September 28, 2004

We the bishops of the Episcopal Church, gathered in Spokane for our regular fall meeting, greet you in the name of Jesus Christ.

Our time together has reminded us of the words spoken at our ordination that our "heritage is the faith of patriarchs, prophets, apostles, and martyrs, and...

September 19, 2004

Following is full text of Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold's September 17 letter to all bishops of the Episcopal Church:

September 17, 2004

For the bishops

Dear brothers and sisters:

As you will recall, following the meeting of the primates last October the...

September 10, 2004

A photograph accompanying this article can be found online at:

The Lambeth Commission on Communion announced September 10 that it is to publish its report in London on Monday, October 18, 2004 at the beginning of the meeting in...