A New Archbishop of Canterbury… And He Must Be….

The Church of England are at the beginning of the process to elect a new Archbishop. While the Anglican Archbishop does not have direct powers around the whole Anglican Worldwide movement, he has influence and virtueonline has published a letter from Bishop is the global south asking the commission to remember some things when in the discernment process. One is:

At a time when the Christian faith faces challenges from other religious as well as secular worldviews, the new Archbishop of Canterbury must be committed to uphold the orthodoxy of the Christian “faith that was once for all entrusted to the saints” (Jude 3), To fulfill his calling and vow as Guardian of Faith, he must have the capacity to collectively put into effect the decisions taken at Lambeth Conferences and Primates Meetings, especially on issues that have led to the present crisis in the Communion.

Read the whole letter HERE

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