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Lambeth 2020

Visible Communion between Churches

The following essay is excerpted from a chapter in When Churches in Communion Disagree, ed. Robert Heaney, Christopher Wells, and Pierre Whalon (Living Church...

Suffragan Bishop Gets Key Lambeth Conference Role

The Rt. Rev. Emma Ineson, Bishop of Penrith, will play a central role in charting the Church of England’s post-COVID future and developing the...

Questioning Lambeth 2020

The organizers of Lambeth 2020 have many difficult matters to tackle. But the gross disparity between the number of worshipers in the different dioceses is a question that needs to be faced. As things stand, the net result is continuing to privilege the voices of small numbers of white Westerners while side-lining swaths of the most missional and poorest Christians in the Anglican Communion.

Why Can’t Lambeth Become a Synod?

Why can’t Lambeth become a synod? Whatever our answers to this question, we must recognize that the historical case against synodality for Lambeth rests upon a rather unattractive nationalism, and is simply untenable.

Invitation to London

In partnership with Lambeth Palace and Westminster Abbey, the Living Church Institute is delighted to help host what promises to be a serious and invigorating exploration of Anglican ecumenical commitments and the future of the Anglican Communion.

Bishops Call for Lambeth Conference United in Faith and Charity

“Harsh disagreement ought not to be the dominant note the world hears from us.”

Communion Partners and Lambeth 2020

The Communion Partners have released a communiqué from their recent meeting at Camp Weed in the Diocese of Florida, where they discussed the implementation of...

The Purpose of Lambeth and Staying Away

The potential train wreck of the Communion at the Lambeth Conference is driven by an unwillingness to take the purpose of gathering seriously.

The Hollow Call for Further Discernment

Robert MacSwain’s call for more “thought” and “wrestling” on issues of sexuality rings hollow.

Making a Bad Call Worse

Lambeth 1998’s Resolution I.10 was a mistake, one that did not resolve but rather preempted the Communion-wide discernment process on same-sex relationships.


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