Unity Faith and Order - Commissions

IASCUFO - Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity Faith and Order

IASCUFO’s mandate was approved by the Joint Standing Committee in November 2008. The Standing Commission shall have responsibility to promote the deepening of Communion between the Churches of the Anglican Communion, and between those Churches and the other churches and traditions of the Christian oikumene …More

IASCER - Inter Anglican Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations

The Inter Anglican Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations was established by the Anglican Consultative Council in response to a request from the bishops gathered at the Lambeth Conference in 1998. Its purpose is to monitor the progress of ecumenical affairs in the Anglican Communion, and to offer such support and advice as is requested by provinces in their ecumenical affairs…More

IATDC - Inter Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission

The current Inter-Anglican Theological and Doctrinal Commission was set up in 2001 and given a mandate to study the nature of communion, and ways in which the relationship between the autonomous churches which make up the Anglican Communion could be sustained and strengthened. In this it was seen to be developing the work of its predecessor Commission which had produced The Virginia Report and associated statements on Women in the Episcopate. Subsequent controversies, which have led to a potential or actual 'impairment' of the relationship among the churches, have directed the Commission's attention to ways in which the renewal of a common Anglican theological tradition must accompany any discussion of the renewal of the Communion's common life…More