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ACC: Anglican Church leaders propose new way forward in Rwanda

ACC: Anglican Church leaders propose new way forward in Rwanda

Bishop David Birney arrived in Panama today to report to the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) meeting, bringing delegates up to date on the situation of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda. 

04 November 1996

ACC: New Provinces can benefit from advice and experience

ACC: New Provinces can benefit from advice and experience

Emerging Provinces of the Anglican Communion will be helped towards membership of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) under guidelines agreed at the Council's meeting in Panama City today, 15 October 1996. Following the guidelines will ensure new Provinces the opportunity to benefit from the advice of the ACC and the experience of other Provinces.

04 November 1996

ACC: Anglicans Seek "Understanding and Insights" on Homosexuality

ACC: Anglicans Seek "Understanding and Insights" on Homosexuality

The issue of homosexuality is not a top priority for the world, the Anglican Consultative Council was told at its meeting in Panama today, 17 October 1996. Poverty, peace and reconciliation come much higher up the agenda, delegates pointed out.

04 November 1996

Archbishop of Canterbury: Presidential Address at ACC-10

Archbishop of Canterbury: Presidential Address at ACC-10

Welcome to ACC-10. Together with Canon Colin Craston, Chairman of ACC, I greet you all in the name of our Lord and pray that this time together will be a time of blessing as surely as it will be a time of hard work! 

30 October 1996

UN Observer Addresses ACC-10

UN Observer Addresses ACC-10

With his employers looking at a budget crisis in the next few days, the Anglican Observer at the United Nations used a hi-tech multi-media presentation to back his impassioned plea to support his ministry among the world's diplomats. 

30 October 1996

ACC: Secretary General Issue Millennium Challenge

ACC: Secretary General Issue Millennium Challenge

OCTOBER 11, 1996 - PANAMA CITY, PANAMA - Anglicans from around the world began a 10-day meeting here to help develop a vision for the church in the third Christian millennium. With more than 80 members of the Anglican Consultative Council represent bishops, priests and deacons and lay people from the 36 major branches of the Anglican Church. It has met every three years since 1971.

22 October 1996

ACC Takes Stand on Rwanda

ACC Takes Stand on Rwanda

Trusting in God's reconciling power, and giving thanks for signs of repentance and spiritual renewal within the Episcopal Church of Rwanda

22 October 1996

ACC: Anglicans to help renovate Manger Square

ACC: Anglicans to help renovate Manger Square

The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) today passed a resolution which endorses a proposal to help create a new town plan for Bethlehem's Manger Square. Anglicans were asked by the Palestinian National Authority to take part in this restoration of Bethlehem. 

19 October 1996

ACC: Archbishop Eames: Lambeth 1998 - The Most Defining in our history

ACC: Archbishop Eames: Lambeth 1998 - The Most Defining in our history

"The next Lambeth Conference will be a defining moment for Anglicanism. It will determine what we are and where we are going," said Archbishop Robin Eames to the representatives at the Anglican Consultative Council. "It will stand or fall on our sense of unity and vision."

15 October 1996

New Leadership for Anglican Consultative Council

New Leadership for Anglican Consultative Council

A Tanzanian bishop who is a former Minister for Education in the Tanzanian Government is the new Chairman of the Anglican Consultative Council. The Right Reverend John Paterson, Bishop of Auckland in the Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia was elected ACC Vice-Chairman in a series of closely contested ballots on 14 October.

 

15 October 1996

Multimedia

VIDEO: St Clement's relief efforts

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.