Lambeth Conference


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Lambeth Conference

n
(Anglicanism) the decennial conference of Anglican bishops, begun in 1867
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It has apparently been crowded out by the County Council, or the Lambeth Conference, or something equally boring.
In a gesture of compromise, the bishop last week suggested the visiting Bishop of Peru, the Right Rev William Godfrey, take the service as the Peruvian vicar had signed the Lambeth Conference resolution on human sexuality which Mr Raven supports.
In July 1998 he and his wife Evelyn presented papers at the Lambeth Conference of Anglican Bishops in Canterbury, England.
It is, by definition, consultative, as is the Lambeth Conference and the meeting of Primates.
Adraft of the Covenant is to be debated at the Lambeth Conference later this year.
Tay, together with the bulk of Asian and African Anglican bishops, outvoted the bishops from Western countries at the 1998 Lambeth Conference in London, England, 526 to 70 in their opposition to the homosexual lifestyle.
Last year, the Lambeth Conference outlawed the ordination of homosexuals and banned the blessing of gay marriages.
Then, at the 2008 Lambeth Conference, the decennial meeting of bishops from across the Anglican Communion, there was a lot of discussion about the Windsor Report, which had called for three moratoria on: the blessing of same-sex unions; the ordination of clergy in same-gender relationships as bishops; and cross-border interventions in the affairs of other provinces.
Around 70% of Anglican bishops worldwide have already formally registered for the Lambeth Conference, with a number of others signalling that they will attend, the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams said yesterday.
That was the day when the Lambeth Conference of the Church of England, by a vote of 193 to 67, approved a resolution which read in part:
Notice, for example, comments made by one of the country's leading religious correspondents - who cut her journalistic teeth in these offices - about the media and the Lambeth Conference.
At that meeting, the ACC decided to endorse a request from the primates' meeting that the two churches withdraw from the council at least until the 2008 Lambeth Conference because of the debate triggered by the consecration of a gay bishop in The Episcopal Church and the blessing of same-sex unions in the Vancouver-based diocese of New Westminster.