Anglican Communion

February 22, 2019 - 9:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The Church of England has acknowledged the reality of shrinking congregations and overworked priests and lifted a 400-year-old rule requiring that all churches hold services every Sunday. Canon law dating from 1603 required priests to hold morning and evening prayers and a communion...
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February 22, 2019 - 7:41 am
LONDON (AP) — The Church of England has acknowledged the reality of shrinking congregations and overworked priests and lifted a 400-year-old rule requiring that all churches hold services every Sunday. Canon law dating from 1603 required priests to hold morning and evening prayers and a communion...
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January 11, 2019 - 11:29 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Episcopal Church has cleared the way for same-sex marriages in an upstate New York diocese where the bishop had barred them. The Rev. William Love in November issued a directive barring same-sex marriages in his diocese, saying the church had been "hijacked by the 'Gay...
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January 11, 2019 - 11:28 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Episcopal Church has cleared the way for same-sex marriages in an upstate New York diocese where the bishop had barred them. The Rev. William Love in November issued a directive barring same-sex marriages in his diocese, saying the church had been "hijacked by the 'Gay...
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December 21, 2018 - 3:28 pm
ROME (AP) — The Anglican Church's representative to the Holy See has resigned following an allegation of sexual misconduct. A statement from the Anglican Centre in Rome, an ecumenical study center and headquarters for the Archbishop of Canterbury's envoy to the Holy See, announced the resignation...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May walks by the Union flag and the EU flag as she departs a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic no-deal scenario. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 15, 2018 - 8:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The Brexit debate needs a change of tone, the Church of England's bishops said Saturday, calling for national unity following a week of divisive discussions around Britain's efforts to leave the European Union. The Anglican leaders urged politicians and the public to insert civility...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May walks by the Union flag and the EU flag as she departs a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic no-deal scenario. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 15, 2018 - 6:23 am
LONDON (AP) — The Church of England's bishops are appealing for national unity following a week of divisive discussions around Britain's efforts to leave the European Union, urging politicians and the public to adopt a more civilized tone in the debate. The leaders said in a statement Saturday that...
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November 13, 2018 - 8:44 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in central New York says her diocese will continue to support same-sex marriages despite her counterpart in Albany issuing a pastoral directive against it. The Rev. DeDe Duncan-Probe tells Syracuse.com The Rev. William Love in Albany "may have wounded...
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November 12, 2018 - 2:28 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in upstate New York says the church has been "hijacked by the 'Gay Rights Agenda'" in a directive barring same-sex marriages in his diocese. The pastoral directive from The Rev. William Love, who is based in Albany, New York, highlights lingering opposition...
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November 12, 2018 - 9:14 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in Albany, New York, has issued a directive banning same-sex marriages in his diocese, saying the church has been "hijacked by the 'Gay Rights Agenda.'" The Rev. William Love says in a pastoral letter that Scripture describes same-sex relationships as "sinful...
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