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President attacked

JohannesburgSouth Africa's Anglican archbishop has attacked the country's president, Thabo Mbeki, for questioning the scientific premise that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) leads to...

African primate seeks debt relief to fight AIDS

Brisbane, Australia Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, anti-apartheid activist and successor to Desmond Tutu as Anglican Primate of Southern Africa, planned to ask the Australian Prime...

AIDS gathering ends churches’ silence

Father Gigeon Byamugisha of Uganda moved conference delegates to tears with descriptions of life as a priest infected with AIDS. Boksburg, South Africa A...

Appointments

PWRDF coordinator Suzanne Rumsey, a 10-year veteran with the Inter-Church Committee on Human Rights in Latin America (ICCHRLA), has joined the Primate's World Relief and...

Consecrations called ‘divisive’

Four Americans are consecrated bishops in a rite denounced by ECUSA Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold.For the second time in 18 months, Anglican conservatives have...

Bishops ponder ‘oversight’

Waterloo, Ont. FOR THE first time, Canadian Anglican bishops have discussed the possibility of "alternate episcopal oversight" or allowing a bishop to minister to...

Ingham apologizes to gays for church slowness

New Westminster bishop Michael InghamWaterloo, Ont. NEW Westminster Bishop Michael Ingham used a General Synod presentation on sexuality to apologize to gays and lesbians...

Ingham declines synod’s same-sex decisions

Vancouver For the second time in three years, Bishop Michael Ingham of the diocese of New Westminster declined to approve church blessing of homosexual...

New West synod to revisit blessing same-sex unions

The diocese of New Westminster's annual synod this month will again consider whether to ask Bishop Michael Ingham to allow the blessing in church...

Retired Scottish primus rethinks authority

Archbishop Richard HollowayIt is time for the church to change, to leave behind a "dying mind-set" of authority over people's private lives and become...

Sexuality still at issue

Thirty-four of the Anglican Communion's 38 primates gathered at the Kanuga Conference Centre in North Carolina last month. As at their meeting last year,...

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Three Anglican clergy - Bishop Kenneth Cragg of the diocese of Oxford in England, Bishop William Hockin of the diocese of Fredericton and Canon...

Bishops to volunteer for AIDS tests

Anglican bishops in southern Africa have agreed to undergo voluntary HIV/AIDS testing and to encourage clergy and lay leaders of their diocese to be...

Lambeth erred on gays, liturgist asserts in book

Canadian liturgist Paul GibsonRev. Paul Gibson went to England to the 1998 Lambeth Conference (the church's decennial meeting of bishops from around the world)...

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The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada invites leaders of churches and denominations across Canada to attend a conference Sept. 28-30, Third Millennium Ministry: Empowering the...