(RNS) — As the Episcopal Church's General Convention begins this week, a debate rages in many countries, including the United States, about whether the stalwart of mainstream American Protestantism can rightly claim to be the legitimate expression of Anglicanism.
LONDON (RNS) — In June, the Scottish Episcopal Church, which is part of the Anglican Communion, announced that it was allowing gay weddings after its synod voted to amend its canon law on marriage.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Bishop Jackson Nasoore Ole Sapit is a traditionalist who nonetheless steered clear of gay issues.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Some African bishops view a new Anglican structure as unnecessary and prefer restoring the communion to its original form.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Archbishop Justin Welby’s proposal drew some positive responses in Britain and wait-and-see approach in Africa.
(RNS) At last week's meeting, conservative Anglican prelates addressed a new concern: Interfaith relationships with Muslims.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Conservative Anglicans expressed concerns over "backlash" to a new anti-gay law in Uganda, not gays and lesbians who may face prison.
(RNS) Amid deep division in the worldwide Anglican Communion, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Sunday emphasized the need for mission and evangelism ahead of this week's GAFCON conference.
(RNS) In addition to the consecration of gay bishops, the African primates are concerned with the growing acceptance of same-sex unions in the West. They say attempts to discipline the Episcopal Church were not successful, and, as a result, a "spiritual cancer" has spread to other provinces.