Friday, 23 March 2007

Church Times: US bishops wish ‘passionately’ to stay in Communion

Bishops in the United States have rejected the scheme for pastoral oversight for dissenting congregations proposed by the Primates in Tanzania last month. They have asked for an urgent meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Primates’ Standing Committee.

Meeting in Texas this week, they declared their “passionate desire” to remain in full constituent membership of the Anglican Communion and the Episcopal Church in the United States, as part of a family of Churches “all of whom share a common mother in the Church of England”. Read more

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