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Anglican Church leaders from around the globe left Hong Kong “to advance God’s mission”

The 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council came to an end on Sunday with a Eucharist in St John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong.

10 May 2019

Anglican Communion Office programme directors report progress to ACC members

Directors of programme areas at the Anglican Communion Office have reported on their activity over the past three years to ACC members.

10 May 2019

Opposing bishops embrace after Archbishop Justin Welby’s apology leads to agreement

A passionate debate at ACC-17 about sexuality ended with opposing bishops embracing while members sang “Bless the Lord, my soul”.

10 May 2019

Justin Welby: Anglican Churches should limit independent action out of love for one another

The Archbishop of Canterbury delivered a Presidential Address during the seventeenth meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council.

10 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council’s new youth member elected to the Standing Committee

ACC members from Jerusalem and the Middle East, Tanzania, and a regional Youth Member from Africa, are elected to the Standing Committee.

04 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council asks Churches to adopt international safeguarding guidelines

The Anglican Consultative Council has approved new guidelines to “enhance the safety of all persons in the provinces of the Anglican Communion”.

03 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council changes the way the Communion “receives” ecumenical texts

The Anglican Consultative Council has adopted new procedures for the official recognition of agreed statements from mandated ecumenical dialogues.

02 May 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Jackie Pullinger to see discipleship in action

Archbishop Justin Welby took a break from ACC-17 to visit Jackie Pullingers Shing Mun Springs Multi-Purpose Rehabilitation Homes. 

02 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council’s 17th meeting gets underway with cathedral Eucharist service

The opening Eucharist of ACC-17 in St Johns Cathedral, Hong Kong included what one observer said was “a fascinating mixture of sounds”.

29 April 2019

Seventeenth meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council begins on Sunday

Final preparations are underway in Hong Kong for the 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council, which begins on Sunday.

26 April 2019