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Archbishop of Canterbury: "My successor needs a newspaper in one hand and a Bible in the other"

Archbishop of Canterbury: "My successor needs a newspaper in one hand and a Bible in the other"

Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams said today that his successor was going to have to map the Biblical vision of humanity and community onto the worst situations in society.

07 November 2012

Final day of ACC-15: "About the relationships, always about the relationships"

Final day of ACC-15: "About the relationships, always about the relationships"

On the last morning of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Auckland, New Zealand the members considered a final set of resolutions, many of which reflected on work and conversations that had occurred earlier in the meeting.

07 November 2012

ACC presentation on Christian witness: "Those beautiful words about Jesus…"

ACC presentation on Christian witness: "Those beautiful words about Jesus…"

What does it mean to witness to your Christian faith in a multi-faith world? That was the topic of last evening’s public presentation at the ACC, the last of the three for this Auckland gathering.

07 November 2012

New members of the Standing Committee appointed

New members of the Standing Committee appointed

On the penultimate day of the Anglican Consultative Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand the members of the Council elected six members to serve on the Standing Committee. It is expected that the standing committee will hold its first meeting in April or May of 2013.

06 November 2012

ACC: Consider regional dimension to enhance Instruments of Communion

ACC: Consider regional dimension to enhance Instruments of Communion

One way to enhance the Instruments of Communion might be greater regional gatherings, involvement and understanding according to the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC).

05 November 2012

Future of Continuing Indaba secured by ACC vote

Future of Continuing Indaba secured by ACC vote

A wide variety of members presented the report from the Continuing Indaba program at the meeting today of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Auckland, New Zealand.

05 November 2012

Watch the video of the ACC-15 opening weekend

Watch the video of the ACC-15 opening weekend

Watch the video of the ACC-15 opening weekend including the dynamic welcome from The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia and the Opening Eucharist at Auckland's Holy Trinity Church

05 November 2012

Presidential Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury at ACC-15

Presidential Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury at ACC-15

Transcript of the Presidential Address by the Archbishop of Canterbury at ACC-15

05 November 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury: "Beware the danger of becoming less than we aspire to be as a Communion"

In his final Presidential address, the Archbishop of Canterbury this evening told the Anglican Communion not to accept second best, but to seek a balance between corrective authority and enabling authority while still doing God’s work.

05 November 2012

ACC-15 mission encounters: hospitality, generosity, an indescribable gift

Helen Biggin, the Anglican Consultative Council member from Wales, told the ACC that her mission encounter had been "an indescribable gift". Other members also shared their visits to the generous people of New Zealand.

05 November 2012

Multimedia

VIDEO: Vicar runs a laughter workshop

Features 

A priest with a calling within a calling

A new priest talks about ministry in rural Zambia

Light at the end of the tunnel

A remarkable theatre company in the Solomon Islands is challenging a culture of silence over the Pacific region's endemic violence against women and girls.