Monday, July 03, 2017

Archbishop Foley Beach: State of the Church 2017

Published on Jun 29, 2017
Wheaton, IL

See ACNA YouTube Channel for more videos of Assembly 2017

The consecration of a Missionary Bishop for Europe
Yesterday, Gafcon Primates, joined by other archbishops and bishops representing the majority of the Anglican Communion, joined the Anglican Church in North America’s College of Bishops to consecrate The Rev. Canon Andy Lines as a missionary bishop for Anglicans in Scotland, the UK, and Europe who are outside the official structures of those provinces...

GAFCON Archbishops Consecrate Canon Andrew Lines in Bishop Studded Occasion

The New Anglican Communion is Emerging

WHEATON, IL: Anglican Diocese of South Carolina Joins The ACNA  
The Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) is planting one new church a week, Archbishop Foley Beach told delegates to the triennial gathering of some 1400 Anglicans, at Wheaton College, in the heartland of America's Bible belt. The ACNA also officially received The Anglican Diocese of South Carolina as the newest diocese with some 9,000 members - the largest of 31 dioceses in the orthodox Anglican body. The diocese broke away from the Episcopal Church over the authority of Scripture and TEC's embrace of homosexuality and gay marriage in defiance of Lambeth resolution 1.10.

The Rev. Canon Phil Ashey, of the ACNA, who introduced the vote, said the Diocese far exceeded canonical requirements for reception...

Other news:
National Episcopal leader bars LA bishop from selling Newport church The top bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States has barred the bishop of the Los Angeles diocese from completing a planned sale of the St. James the Great Episcopal Church property in Newport Beach.

The sale, which was to close Monday, came to light this month as Bishop J. Jon Bruno of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles already was under scrutiny by an ecclesiastical panel considering whether he committed misconduct in a separate attempt to sell the site in 2015...

A.S. Haley: Now 815 Steps In:+Bruno Has Gone Too Far
The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Presiding Bishop of ECUSA, has now interposed his pastoral authority in the Title IV disciplinary proceedings against Bishop J. Jon Bruno, diocesan of Los Angeles, about which I wrote most recently here.

He has issued, effective immediately today, the following "Partial Restriction" on the ministry of Bishop Bruno...


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