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Statement on the South Sudan

Meeting in London today the Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council1 (ACC) heard reports from South Sudan.

We rejoice that a peace agreement for the South Sudan has been signed. Responsibility now falls on the leaders in South Sudan to implement the agreement fairly and generously, seeking justice not advantage, peace not personal gain.

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03 SEP 2015 395 KB

Statement on Burundi

Meeting in London today the Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council1 (ACC) heard reports from Burundi.

We deplore the situation of insecurity that prevails in Burundi. We call on those in leadership to put the needs of the poor and vulnerable ahead of their own interests. We call on the U

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03 SEP 2015 354 KB

Compass Points August 2015

On my recent visit to India I met with Professor Valson Thampu, president of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, which had hosted the 1997 Indian Triennial. In fact Valson was the chaplain then and was responsible for planning the speakers

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17 AUG 2015 753 KB

Communiqué from the International Anglican Liturgical Consultation Montreal 2015

The International Anglican Liturgical Consultation met in Montreal, Canada from the 3rd to 8th August 2015. The Consultation was warmly welcomed and appreciated the facilities placed at its disposal by the Montreal Diocesan Synod Office

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12 AUG 2015 797 KB

Intergovernmental Negotiations of the Post – 2015 Development Agenda

Over the weeks of July 20-24 and July 27-31, member states, major groups, and other civil society stakeholders participated in negotiations and arrived at a consensus with respect to the language and content of the post- 2015 development agenda and its sustainable development goals (SDG’s), which act as the driving force of the document. 

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03 AUG 2015 134 KB

The Family – A Reconciling Community

The Family - A Reconciling Community (August 2015) continues IAFN’s exploration of the theological basis for the concept of ‘family’ and celebrates the potential of Christ’s reconciling love lived out in family and community settings. It shows how practical expressions of this theology can help to strengthen partnerships between family members and encourage reconciliation where relationships have been broken by stigma, substance abuse, clashes of culture or teenage rebellion.

 

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29 JUL 2015 3.31 MB

AOCICC - Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council August 2014 - Communiqué

The Anglican-Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council (AOCICC) met in Zurich, Switzerland, from 26 to 30 May 2015. The host of this meeting was the Old Catholic Church of Switzerland / Christkatholische Kirche der Schweiz. This was the third meeting of the Council under its current mandate.

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12 JUN 2015 152 KB

Communiqué from the meeting of ARCIC III in Villa Palazzola 2015

The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) is the official body appointed by the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion to engage in theological dialogue in order that they may come into visible unity and full ecclesial communion. It held the fifth meeting of its current phase (ARCIC III) in an atmosphere of shared prayer and friendship at Villa Palazzola, the summer residence of the Venerable English College in Rome, 28 April–4 May 2015

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05 MAY 2015 76 KB

Communiqué from the Anglican Indigenous Network, meeting at Stony Point Center in New York, 14 to 17 April 2015

By way of a report to the Standing Committee, AIN has submitted a communiqué from their April 2015 triennial conference which they have asked to be forwarded to ACC-16.

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17 APR 2015 75 KB

Statement to the Anglican Consultative Council from the Anglican Communion Delegation to United Nations Commission for the Status of Women 59

The focus of this year's 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) was a 20-year anniversary review of the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, unanimously adopted by 189 countries at the 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women as an agenda for women’s empowerment and a global policy document on gender equality.

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31 MAR 2015 276 KB