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Lambeth Conference calls for peace in Uganda's civil war

Lambeth Conference calls for peace in Uganda's civil war

The plight of a Ugandan bishop whose wife was killed by an exploding land-mine brought a resolution into sharp focus for bishops at the Lambeth Conference Saturday (August 8).

08 August 1998

Call to Prayer concludes Lambeth Conference business sessions

Call to Prayer concludes Lambeth Conference business sessions

To conclude the final business plenary of the 13th Lambeth Conference, Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey moved the "Lambeth Call to Prayer" and prayed for God's blessing on the newly released 1999-2000 Anglican Cycle of Prayer, produced by Forward Movement Publications.

08 August 1998

Bishop Frederick Borsch remarks at Section Three plenary - 6 August 1998

Bishop Frederick Borsch remarks at Section Three plenary - 6 August 1998

What holds the Anglican Communion together? In the work of Section Three we found that it is much more than Wippells. Through our prayer and song, our scriptural study and the sharing of our stories of faith

08 August 1998

Australian bishop defends Lambeth 'native title' resolutions

Australian bishop defends Lambeth 'native title' resolutions

The world's Anglican bishops have taken a stand on Australia's controversial debate over the ownership of lands claimed by indigenous peoples.

08 August 1998

Lambeth Conference criticizes Pakistan's blasphemy laws

Lambeth Conference criticizes Pakistan's blasphemy laws

The world's Anglican bishops Friday (August 7) condemned Pakistan's blasphemy law and called for release of "all prisoners unjustly accused" under it.

08 August 1998

Lambeth Conference responds to bombings in Africa

Lambeth Conference responds to bombings in Africa

Archbishop George Carey opened the afternoon plenary session of the Lambeth Conference with sobering news of the bombing of the United States embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, this morning that killed more than 80 people and injured more than 1,000 others.

07 August 1998

Lambeth Conference takes stand against euthanasia

Lambeth Conference takes stand against euthanasia

The Lambeth Conference has taken a strong stand against euthanasia, arguing that it should not be "permitted in civil legislation."

07 August 1998

Conference grants freedom of conscience on women's ordination

Conference grants freedom of conscience on women's ordination

The Lambeth Conference approved an amended resolution Thursday (August 6) stating that bishops should not be compelled to ordain or license women.

07 August 1998

Archbishop Carey calls Communion 'stronger' for Lambeth experience

Archbishop Carey calls Communion 'stronger' for Lambeth experience

In the final daily press briefing of the Lambeth Conference, Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey Friday (August 7) pronounced his belief that the Anglican Communion is "significantly stronger than when we began" because bishops from around the world were able to meet, share stories and worship together.

07 August 1998

Lambeth breaks from business for 'Crowning Glory' performance

Lambeth breaks from business  for 'Crowning Glory' performance

The culmination of three weeks' singing, dancing and costume-creation took centre-stage at the Lambeth conference Thursday night (August 6), as the opening (and only) night's performance of "Crowning Glory," a musical presented by members of the Spouses' Programme.

07 August 1998