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Indigenous and Culture found in Lambeth Indaba Reflections

Indigenous and Culture found in Lambeth Indaba Reflections

More than other Lambeth Conference in memory has the words "indigenous" and "culture" made it into the concluding report as in this Indaba report

27 August 2008

Archbishop's Pastoral Letter to Bishops of the Anglican Communion

Archbishop's Pastoral Letter to Bishops of the Anglican Communion

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has today sent a letter to the bishops of the Anglican Communion, setting out his personal reflections on the Lambeth Conference.

26 August 2008

Caring for the environment 'a moral imperative,' says bishop

Caring for the environment 'a moral imperative,' says bishop

Anglican bishops gathered here for the Lambeth Conference are preparing a statement expressing their concern for the devastating effects of climate change which they say are affecting the world's poorest countries the most and urging churches to advocate for the environment as a moral imperative.

13 August 2008

A Statement from concerned Bishops at the Lambeth Conference August 2008

A  Statement from concerned Bishops at the Lambeth Conference August 2008

So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. God blessed them and God said to them, be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it

13 August 2008

Lambeth Conference: funding

Lambeth Conference: funding

The Board of Governors of the Church Commissioners, and the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England have both met within the past few days to discuss an approach from the Lambeth Conference Company* for financial help. The Board met this morning (August 11th) and the Council on Thursday August 7th.

11 August 2008

Finances and the Lambeth Conference 2008

Finances and the Lambeth Conference 2008

The 2008 Lambeth Conference involved the participation of some 680 bishops and 3000 participants overall. From Cathedral to parishes and volunteers all over the UK, support for 2008 meeting was indeed generous.

08 August 2008

Leading worldwide Bishop criticises absent friends

Leading worldwide Bishop criticises absent friends

The Bishop who leads the Anglican Communion’s Consultative Council (ACC) – the church’s major forum, says churchgoers worldwide do not want to hear Bishops talking about division and schism.

08 August 2008

Lambeth Journal Online

Lambeth Journal Online

A series of 10 video journals featuring more than 30 bishops from around the world attending the 2008 Lambeth Conference of the Anglican Communion are now available for viewing at Trinity Wall Street's website.

06 August 2008

Sermon given by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Concluding Eucharist of the Lambeth Conference

Sermon given by the Archbishop of Canterbury at the Concluding Eucharist of the  Lambeth Conference

‘We are witnesses,’ says Peter in our reading from Acts, ‘of what Jesus did in Judea, Jerusalem and Galilee’ (10.39). We have a story to tell.  But to be ‘witnesses’ can, at first, sound almost as if it’s not strong enough or particular enough. Witnesses get called in law suits;  they’re bystanders very often, who can tell you what happened.  It could be almost anybody.  But the apostolic witness is something different.

03 August 2008

Audio from Press Conference

Audio from Press Conference

Audio from Press Conference, Sunday August 3rd, chaired by Phillip Aspinall, Archbishop of Brisbane, with the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams.

03 August 2008

Multimedia

VIDEO: How to talk about your faith - Part One

Features 

Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.