The Anglican Covenant: Background and Resources

The Original Proposal The proposal for a covenant was made by the Lambeth Commission on Communion in The Windsor Report published in October 2004. In paras 113-120 of Section C (‘Our Future Life Together’), the Commission discussed the work of the Anglican Communion Legal Advisers’ Network, especially on the common principles of canon law and … Continue Reading

Motions on Sexuality: General Synod February 2007

On Wednesday 28 February 2007, General Synod debates two Private Members’ Motions (PMMs) on matters relating to sexuality. What follows is based on a briefing paper written for the Evangelical Group of the General Synod (EGGS) and reproduced with permission along with additional comments added on the proposed amendments. The two PMMs both begin with … Continue Reading

Fulcrum response to Sub Group’s Report on General Convention

Fulcrum response to the Report on General Convention 2006 by the Communion’s Sub Group of the Joint Standing Committee by Andrew Goddard (Co-published with the Anglican Communion Institute) The notes in the text are hyperlinked into the end notes; to return to the text, click on the end note number The Report of the Communion … Continue Reading

‘Listening to learn, Learning to listen’, Fulcrum Newsletter 10 – October 2006

‘Listening to learn, Learning to listen’, Fulcrum Newsletter, October 2006, by The Revd Dr Andrew Goddard, tutor in ethics at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford and a member of the Fulcrum leadership team Dear Fulcrum Friends, The Communion’s listening process on sexuality has recently been given much greater impetus by the appointment of Canon Phil Groves as … Continue Reading