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A Resolution of the Vestry and Rector St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Houston, Texas WHEREAS, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church continues to uphold the Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church in the United States of America and the Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Diocese of Texas, and; WHEREAS, The Constitution of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, clearly states that it “…is a constituent member of the Anglican Communion, a Fellowship within the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church…in communion with the See of Canterbury...”1, and; WHEREAS, the Vestry and...
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June 16, 2009
Proposal From the Primates Of The Global South Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20040201222508/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/foa-primates.htm Preamble : In this meeting the Primates speak as the spiritual leaders of the Communion, in full reaffirmation of Lambeth 1998 Resolution 1.10; and of our related commitments made in Brazil in 2003 on the question of same-sex blessings; and in response to the Lambeth resolutions calling for enhanced responsibility and intervention in emergency situations (Lambeth 1988 Resolution 18:2a; Virginia Report 4:19, 27; 5:15; 6:IV; Lambeth...
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January 01, 2004
Response of Archbishops Emmanuel Kolini and Yong Ping Chung Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20040220060758/http://anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/koliniandyong040128.htm January 28, 2004 We issue this Response, as archbishops of the Anglican Communion, to the January 2004 document written by The Rev. Dr. Ephraim Radner entitled "A call to accountability: the parable of the AMiA." The document demands a direct and clear response. It is incorrect in its facts and troubling in its spirit. The author’s obvious and unwarranted hostility obscures his message, but it appears that he...
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January 01, 2004
Statement of the Global South Primates Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20040610115313/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/articles/acns3829.htm Anglican Church of Kenya Office, Nairobi, Kenya By the special grace of our God, we, the Primates of the Global South of the Anglican Communion representing 18 Provinces with a membership of over 55 million, have met together in Nairobi on 15 & 16 April 2004 under the Chairmanship of the Most Revd Dr Peter Akinola, the Primate of all Nigeria. We begin our gathering around the Lord's Table celebrated by the Primate of Kenya, the...
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May 19, 2004
A Call to Life Together: The Choice facing the Episcopal Church--USA, November 2, 2004 Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20041127163954/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org/ The Windsor Report offers a clear choice to North American Anglicans: "walking together" with the Anglican Communion, or "walking apart". It is important to understand that this choice is not part of the Report's "recommendations." It is a description of what in fact lies before the churches of our Communion at this point in time. "Walking together" literally represents an actual life of "synodality." "Synod...
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November 02, 2004
A GUIDE TO THE WINDSOR REPORT Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20041127163954/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org/ Commissioned by an International Gathering from around the Anglican Communion meeting at Oxford from October 19-21 2004 and offered as a summary and discussion document on the Windsor Report Authored by Rev Dr`Andrew Goddard, Canon Dr Chris Sugden and Rev Dr Peter Walker. The Report’s Aims & Limits The Mandate of the Commission set by the Archbishop of Canterbury is vital and clearly prevented the Commission addressing a number of issues. It was asked to examine...
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November 27, 2004
Important Report from the Chairs of the Theological Group and the Faith and Order Advisory Group of the Church of England House of Bishops (Jan 24, 2005) Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20050312013800/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/articles/COE_HOB.html THE WINDSOR REPORT: A REPORT FROM THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND HOUSE OF BISHOPS Following the publication of the Windsor Report [1] on 18 October 2004, the House asked the Chairs of its Theological Group and the Faith and Order Advisory Group, the Bishops of Rochester and Chichester (assisted by the Vice-Chair of FOAG, the...
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January 24, 2005
AFTER THE ACC – JUNE 2005 Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20051018101008/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/articles/Post-ACCrev.htm What Has Happened? The current meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) has already provided several key decisions that bear upon the life of the Anglican Communion. Among them were three in particular: first, the decision to change the Constitution of the ACC so as to make Primates of provincial churches members ex officio of the Council, in addition to the current representation; second, a renewed endorsement of the Lambeth’98...
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June 01, 2005
The Primates' Statement of 16 October 2003 Commentary by Anglican Communion Institute Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20031125211611/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/primatestmtcommentary.htm PARA 1 The Primates of the Anglican Communion and the Moderators of the United Churches, meeting together at Lambeth Palace on the 15th and 16th October, 2003, wish to express our gratitude to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, for calling us together in response to recent events in the Diocese of New Westminster, Canada, and the Episcopal Church (USA), and welcoming us...
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November 25, 2003
A Proposal From the Primates of the Global South & The Anglican Communion Institute as constructed in Nairobi, Kenya, Fall 2003 Archived at https://web.archive.org/web/20031207113455/http://www.anglicancommunioninstitute.org:80/nairobi.htm Preamble : In this meeting the Primates speak as the spiritual leaders of the Communion, in full reaffirmation of Lambeth 1998 Resolution 1.10; and of our related commitments made in Brazil in 2003 on the question of same-sex blessings; and in response to the Lambeth resolutions calling for enhanced responsibility and intervention in emergency...
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November 02, 2003