ACC adds two new Dioceses in South Africa; renames Second Province


by John Omwake, editor of The Trinitarian The diocesan map of the Republic of South Africa took on a radically different look following actions by the XXI Provincial Synod. Synod delegates adopted canonical amendments that doubles the number of dioceses, from two to four, and sets the stage for...

Tagged: south africa, provincial synod, south asia

In light of US court rulings, ACC Synod moves to tighten canonical definition of marriage


by John Omwake, editor of The Trinitarian The ACC has extensively amended its marriage canons to define without equivocation that Christian marriage as “in its nature a union permanent and lifelong … of one natural, biological man with one natural, biological woman.” The...

Tagged: marriage, canons, natural law, sacrament, grace

Communion ties among Continuing Churches affirmed at ACC Provincial Synod


by John Omwake Ties between the ACC and the Anglican Church in America and the Anglican Province of America, which have drawn increasingly closer over the last four years, have taken a giant leap 'forward in faith'.  This took place Oct. 28 on the floor of the XXI Provincial Synod, when a...

Tagged: communion, anglican church in america, anglican province of america, walter grundorf, brian marsh

ACC to consecrate new Bishop for Kenya


The College of Bishops meeting in Athens next month will be an historic moment for the ACC in Kenya.  At a synod held on June 27th, 2015 the missionary diocese elected its Archdeacon, the Reverend John Ndegwa, to be its first bishop.  Four months later to the day, in a ceremony at the...

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Diocese of New Granada recieves a visit from Archbishop Haverland and neighbors to the north.


From July 3rd-13th the Diocese of New Granada received its second visitation from Archbishop Mark Haverland.   The first, which took place in August of 2013, saw the enthronment of Bishop German Orrego-Hurtdado in the chapel of Our Lady, Pereira, and an ecumenical call to the Most...

Tagged: colombia, new granada, visitation, confirmations