Anglican Breakaway Group Confronts New Power Struggle

NASHVILLE (RNS) The saga of the Anglican Mission in the Americas sounds like the words to an old country song: “Why have you left the one you left me for?” Founded by breakaway Episcopal priests who left their former denomination because they felt it was...

Catholics to Launch Shelter for Anglicans on Jan. 1

(RNS) A new Roman Catholic structure for Anglican converts in the United States will be formally launched on Jan. 1, Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington announced Tuesday (Nov. 15). The structure, technically called an ordinariate, will function like a non-geographic...

Anglicans Won’t Allow Civil Partnerships in Churches

LONDON (RNS) The British government said Wednesday (Nov. 2) that same-sex couples will be allowed for the first time to use churches to seal their civil partnership vows, starting in December. But the directive added that no religious group will be forced to conduct...