Tuesday, February 13, 2007

News from The Living Church

UN Anglican Observer May Brief Primates
The Archbishop of Canterbury is proposing that Mrs. Hellen Wangusa, the Anglican Observer to the United Nations, participate with the leaders of the Anglican Communion in a discussion on poverty and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) during their Feb. 14-19 meeting in Tanzania.

Primates' Session with Episcopal Bishops Changed to Thursday
The extra-curricular session with three bishops from The Episcopal Church has been changed from Wednesday afternoon to Thursday morning, according to the Rt. Rev. Robert Duncan, Bishop of Pittsburgh and moderator of the Anglican Communion Network. The change of date for the special session during the Anglican primates’ meeting was announced last week, but was not widely publicized. No further information was available at press time.

Alternate Primates’ Meeting Agenda Proposed
The dismissal of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Archbishop of York John Sentamu will be among the first items under discussion in an alternate agenda proposed by the Global South coalition for the primates’ meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Global South Will Propose Two-Province Solution
Anglican primates of The Global South will propose a two-province solution to the divisions of doctrine and discipline confronting The Episcopal Church at this week's primates' meeting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.


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