(New Zealand Herald) Archbishop of Canterbury thrills Kiwi followers

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Archbishop of Canterbury has thrilled his New Zealand followers on what will be his last international engagement as the head of the Anglican Church.

The Most Reverend Rowan Williams - the 104th in a line which goes back more than 1400 years to Saint Augustine of Canterbury - today preached to some 1300 people at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Auckland's Parnell.

The Anglican Consultative Council, which is chaired by Dr Williams, began its two-week New Zealand meeting in Manukau yesterday. It is the biggest and most influential international Anglican gathering ever to be held in this country, the church said in a statement...

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalArchbishop of Canterbury --Rowan WilliamsAnglican Consultative CouncilAnglican ProvincesAnglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia* International News & CommentaryAustralia / NZ

Posted October 28, 2012 at 4:00 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. MichaelA wrote:

The ACC is a great deal less influential than it used to be.  It is now seen as little more than a proxy for TEC, which pays most of its bills.

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