Primates' Meeting

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January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of California] On the evening of Thursday, January 14, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California, issued a statement concerning the actions of the 2016 Anglican Communion Primates meeting on his blog. The full text of the statement follows.

I’m one bishop...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The sky is not falling! You may have heard news reports the Episcopal Church has been sanctioned by the Anglican Communion. In truth it was the primates and presiding bishops from the 38 autonomous churches meeting in Canterbury that voted to suspend us from...

January 14, 2016

[Diocese of Western Massachusetts]

“Anglican Communion Suspends the Episcopal Church After Years of Gay Rights Debates” headline in the Washington Post

“Anglican Communion Suspends the Episcopal Church in the United States” news crawl on CNN

“Episcopal Church Suspended from...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] I am deeply saddened by the statement released today from the Primates meeting being held in Canterbury, England. The fact that certain parties “leaked” the document before it was to be formally released says much about the current state of affairs among the...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of Chicago] Some of you will have seen the news that the meeting of Anglican primates concluding today at Canterbury Cathedral in England has voted to issue what they call “consequences” to the Episcopal Church for our adoption of equal marriage at this past summer’s General...

January 14, 2016

[Diocese of Long Island] Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

I want to take a moment to touch base with you regarding the recent news from Lambeth Palace. As many of you are aware, a majority of the Anglican Primates have voted this week to sanction the Episcopal Church for the next...

January 14, 2016

The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the Episcopal Church’s House of Deputies, sent the following letter to deputies and alternate deputies concerning the actions taken by the Primates Meeting to impose consequences on the church for its actions on same-sex marriage.

January 15,...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] We live in a complex world with great divisions. Religion, race, culture and disparity in wealth are sources of fear, contention, and violence. Within this context primates of the worldwide Anglican Communion gather this week. It is a blessing that these leaders...

January 14, 2016

[Episcopal Church of South Carolina] There have been reports from the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England, that have disturbed Episcopalians. These reports speak of actions such as “suspension” or “discipline” or other punitive measures, directed toward The Episcopal Church. I want to...

January 13, 2016

A majority of Anglican primates Jan. 14 asked that the Episcopal Church, for a period of three years, “no longer represent us on ecumenical and interfaith bodies, should not be appointed or elected to an internal standing committee and that while participating in the internal bodies of the...

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