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G8 Summit, Korean unification addressed by ACC

G8 Summit, Korean unification addressed by ACC

Requesting the Archbishop of Canterbury to remind the upcoming G8 Summit of its responsibility to eradicate poverty, the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) opened its June 27 business sessions advocating for the unification of Korea, where fears of war are escalating.

28 June 2005

Anglicans call on Zimbabwe Government to halt policies of destruction

Anglicans call on Zimbabwe Government to halt policies of destruction

The Anglican Consultative Council (ACC), on the last day of its meeting in Nottingham, has called on the Government of Zimbabwe to reverse its policies of destruction and begin to engage in development that eradicates poverty.

28 June 2005

Lambeth Conference Set for Canterbury 2008

Lambeth Conference Set for Canterbury 2008

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Rowan Williams spoke today the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) meeting of his hopes for the forthcoming conference. He said that he was concerned that the gathering will help bishops be "better equipped for mission" and to focus on "training and devleopment" for the participants.

28 June 2005

Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon - ACC 13

Archbishop of Canterbury's Sermon - ACC 13

Let me begin by giving you a summary of the sermon that I'm not going to preach. It's very tempting when we hear the New Testament lesson today to use it as a way of thinking about the Church including strangers. The Church moves from one ethnic group to another and proves that it is adaptable for new people.

27 June 2005

Resolutions from the Anglican Peace and Justice Network

Resolutions from the Anglican Peace and Justice Network

The discussion of the Anglican Peace and Justice Network (APJN) was thorough and an additional session was allocated to facilitate maximum participation from the floor of the ACC. Note was duly made of the representations made to Lambeth, ACC and others concerning the Palestine/Israeli conflict.

24 June 2005

Resolutions of ACC-13 from June 22 and 23

Resolutions of ACC-13 from June 22 and 23

Resolutions were passed on International Anglican Family Network, Inter-Anglican Finance and Administration Committee, The Appointment of the Archbishop of York, two constitutional changes were also made, ACC to be a charitable company and changes made to the schedule of membership.

23 June 2005

Resolutions Passed Today At ACC-13

Resolutions Passed Today At ACC-13

The following resolutions were presented to an extended business section at the ACC meeting today in Nottingham. The resolution dealing with the 'listening process' from Lambeth 1998 passed unanimously, while the resolution dealing with the Anglican Consultative Council - North America itself passed with a vote of 30 in favour, 28 against, and 4 abstentions.

22 June 2005

Chairman's Address to ACC-13

Chairman's Address to ACC-13

Your Grace, Archbishop Rowan - President of the Anglican Consultative Council - members of the Primates' Standing Committee, Ecumenical Guests and Observers, and fellow members of the ACC, I greet you all warmly and sincerely as the Chair of the ACC.

21 June 2005

Anglican Consultative Council begins it work

A colourful international procession through Nottingham's city centre was joined by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Rowan Williams, marking the start of the 10 day meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council.

20 June 2005

Archbishop of Canterbury's Presidential Address at ACC-13

Archbishop of Canterbury's Presidential Address at ACC-13

Who are we talking to in this meeting? To be a Christian is to believe we are commanded and authorised to say certain things to the world; to say things that will make disciples of all nations. Our words matter. We have to think with care about them and to try and know something of how they will be heard.

20 June 2005

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Preparing for Primates 2017 - Abp John Davies

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.