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June 30 2024 By dvirtue Rome Moves Toward 'Full Communion' With Orthodox Anglicans

According to the Malta I proposals, differences in matters like Petrine primacy, infallibility, and Mariology, would be overcome by ensuring that "neither Communion is tied to a positive acceptance of all the beliefs and devotional practices of the other."

There will be a lot of doubling down from people who do not actually want a united Church.

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June 27 2024 By dvirtue Rebel priests threaten to split Church of England over same-sex blessings

This effectively amounts to a split in the Church of England.

The letter, seen by The Telegraph, reads: “What is proposed is clearly indicative of a departure from the doctrine of the Church of England in an essential matter.”
Church of England priests have been able to offer blessings to gay and lesbian couples as part of church services following a vote in the General Synod in February 2023.

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June 27 2024 By dvirtue Primate Ndukuba Congratulates New ACNA's Provincial Archbishop-designate, Steve Wood

Archbishop Ndukuba in his warm congratulatory message to the new ACNA archbishop-designate noted that the Church of Nigeria joined in praying along with ACNA College of Bishops for a successful election that will bring on board yet another leader for ACNA who will continue the good works of his predecessors in office.

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June 26 2024 By dvirtue ACNA's Attendance & Membership Rebound

The 2023 attendance numbers are a full rebound, exceeding pre-COVID levels, and are broad: only four ACNA dioceses reported any attendance decline in 2023. One was the now-dissolved Via Apostolica Missionary District, which saw most of its congregations transfer to the Anglican Network in Canada, the ACNA's Canadian diocese.

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June 25 2024 By dvirtue Egypt: A CEEC perspective from John Dunnett, National Director

There was an incredible sense of unity amongst people from radically different cultures and backgrounds, all united in the gospel. I was humbled to hear of the courage and faith of these brothers and sisters in the face of war, natural disasters, persecution, and suffering. I was encouraged by their faith and desire to uphold biblical faithfulness in their own contexts.

GSFA action towards the 'reset' of the communion

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June 24 2024 By dvirtue ANGLICAN GLOBAL SOUTH FIRST ASSEMBLY: COMMUNIQUE ISSUED

The Assembly has also committed to reactivate the GSFA's three strategic ministry tracks, covering Missions Partnership, Economic Empowerment and Training & Leadership Forma=on, to enable
member Provinces to take practical steps to grow together in missionary endeavour, mutual care, and the nurture of godly leaders at every level of ministry.

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June 23 2024 By dvirtue Steve Wood Elected the Third Archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America

The archbishop convenes the meetings of the Provincial Assembly, Provincial Council and College of Bishops, represents the Province in the Councils of the Church, serves as chairman of the Executive Committee (board) of the Church, serves as the President of the Anglican Relief and Development Fund, and undertakes other duties as prescribed by the Canons of the Church. He serves a five-year term and can serve a maximum of two terms.

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June 13 2024 By dvirtue The GSFA is not running away

And although that truth has to be lived out amongst, "increased hostility and persecution", "suffering, injustice and chaos," the Archbishop of South Sudan offered hope to those gathered, "But our God is never late. As we pray and work for his renewing kingdom, He will even harness the work of the forces of evil to achieve his salvation purposes.

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June 11 2024 By dvirtue CAIRO: ON THE EVE OF THE GREAT HISTORIC RESET

1. What Anglicans believe (a common confession of faith based on biblical faith, apostolic tradition, and the Anglican formularies);
2. A true and genuine Communion of Anglican Churches based upon covenantal structures that provide clear and fair criteria for membership-- with mutual accountability and discipline within the boundaries of Reformational Anglicanism; and

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June 10 2024 By dvirtue CALLING FOR FULL COMMUNION WITHIN THE ANGLICAN CHURCH IN NORTH AMERICA

At the formation of the province in 2009, the reality of the ordination of women in parts of the province (with some dioceses not recognizing the orders of female clergy in other dioceses) meant that full communion was not possible. Full communion necessitates the interchangeability of clergy and sacraments from bishop to bishop and diocese to diocese. Without the mutual recognition of orders, there can be no communicatio in sacris.

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