Primates' Meetings

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Primates Meeting Gramado, Brazil The Primates' Meeting was established in 1978 by Archbishop Donald Coggan (101st Archbishop of Canterbury) as an opportunity for “leisurely thought, prayer and deep consultation” and has met regularly since. The web site contains all the statements and communiqués from the 2003 2005 meetings, from the meeting held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania 2007, and from the current meeting which took place between 1st-5th February 2009 in Alexandria, Egypt. The next meeting is in Dublin, Ireland from 25-30 January, 2011.

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The commitment by Primates at the January meeting in Dublin to work to eliminate violence against women and girls has been warmly welcomed by the Communion’s International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN).

Five members have been elected to the Primates Standing Committee by the Primates at the recent Primates' Meeting in Dublin, Ireland. All have now confirmed they are willing to serve.

Durant la dernière journée de la Réunion des Primats à Dublin, les Primats on discuté du contenu des documents définitifs qui ont été préparés pendant la semaine. Ils ont commencé par réviser la première ébauche d’un document de travail sur l’objectif et l’envergure proposés de la Réunion des Primats

En el último día de la Reunión de Primados celebrada en Dublín, los primados conversaron acerca del contenido de los documentos finales que habían sido preparados a lo largo de la semana. Comenzaron con una revisión del primer borrador de un documento de trabajo sobre la finalidad y alcance propuestos para la reunión de primados.

At todays press conference the panel comprised of the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams, The Most Revd Bernard Ntahoturi, Archbishop of the Province of Burundi & Bishop of Matana, The Most Revd Dr John Walder Dunlop Holder, Archbishop, Church in the Province of the West Indies & Bishop of Barbados and The Most Revd David Robert Chillingworth, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church & Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane. They were welcomed by The Most Revd Alan Edwin Thomas Harper, Primate of All Ireland & Archbishop of Armagh

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