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Anglican Communion Faces Troubled Waters

by Bob Bettson 09-20-2013

Archbishops and bishops after the Anglican Back to the Future Conference in Toronto on Wednesday. RNS photo by Bob Bettson.

Primates and bishops from the Global South attending a gathering in Toronto, said current proposals for a new Anglican Communion covenant don’t go far enough to heal the conflict in the communion over homosexuality.

The Wednesday gathering to mark the 50th anniversary of the Toronto Anglican Congress, suggested the worldwide Anglican Communion faces troubled waters. Anglicans from the Global South prepare to meet for their second Global Anglican Future Conference next month and the Toronto meeting showed no signs of reconciliation.

Archbishop Ian Ernest, primate of the province of the Indian Ocean, said decisions by the Episcopal Church in the United States and the Anglican Church of Canada on issues involving homosexuality have torn the fabric of communion.

Como se Llamas?

by Rose Marie Berger, by Bob Bettson 03-01-2005
Guard llamas Micah (

Guard llamas Micah (front) and Naomi are the newest additions to Jonah House, a community of Christian resistance whose founders include Catholic activists Philip Berrigan and Liz McAllister. The community lives on a 22-acre Catholic cemetery in inner-city Baltimore. "We have the llamas because we intend

Canada's Latest Import

by Bob Bettson 01-01-1997
Newt's revolution moves north.