The Most. Rev. Foley Beach, archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), has been named chairman of the GAFCON Primates’ Council, according to the organization’s Twitter feed.

Beach was elected archbishop of the ACNA in 2014. In 2010 he was consecrated as the first bishop of the Anglican Diocese of the South.

GAFCON also announced that Archbishop Benjamin Kwashi of the Church of Nigeria will serve as the organization’s general secretary.

GAFCON — which describes itself as the “global movement of bible-based, orthodox Anglicans in gospel mission” — is currently meeting in Jerusalem. Covenant writer Esau McCaulley is there, reporting on events as they happen. Follow his posts here.

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