Posts Tagged ‘Anglicans’

Anglican network unfolding the new while attached to the old

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

You may have heard that “Spiral Network” is the new name for the Pioneer Development Unit. The spiral is a picture that captures the idea of new things unfolding yet still attached to the centre and the old.  It’s a network of different groups who are pioneering new ways of doing church or are reaching Read more

Worship prefect blunt on Anglican eucharist, intercommunion

Friday, December 4th, 2015

The Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship has made pointed statements about intercommunion, Anglican orders and Eucharist. In an interview with, Cardinal Robert Sarah said intercommunion between Catholics and other Christians is not a matter of following one’s conscience. Rather, intercommunion between Christians not united in faith and doctrine would promote profanation, he Read more

Hopes for Anglicans to have Catholic Communion more often

Friday, October 16th, 2015

A UK archbishop has signalled that the circumstances under which Anglicans can receive Communion at Catholic Masses could be broadened. Archbishop Bernard Longley of Birmingham, who is Catholic co-chair of the Anglican Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) stressed he was expressing a “personal view”. In an interview with the Church of Ireland Gazette, he said Read more

World Anglican summit to try to prevent permanent split

Friday, September 18th, 2015

A summit of Anglican primates will take place in Canterbury, England, in January to try to prevent a permanent split over homosexuality. The invitation to the primates from the Archbishop of Canterbury will bring together a number of church heads who have not spoken directly to each other for more than a decade. As one Read more