Primates' meeting: Archbishop of Canterbury reflects
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has published his reflection on last weekÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s gathering of Anglican Primates.
January 22 2016The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has published his reflection on last week’s gathering of Anglican Primates at Canterbury, which many observers in the news media had expected would lead to the break-up of the Anglican communion over intractable divisions on sexuality and other issues.
Archbishop Welby calls the week one of the most extraordinary he has ever experienced, and says it was “completely rooted in prayer. The Community of St Anselm – the international young Christian community based at Lambeth Palace – took up residence in Canterbury Cathedral and prayed all day every day for the Primates as we talked together. As Primates we joined with all who gathered for Morning Prayer, Eucharist and Evensong in the Cathedral each day. And meanwhile thousands – perhaps millions – of Anglicans and others in the Christian family around the world prayed in churches and posted prayers on social media. I want to thank everyone who prayed last week. We felt it and we appreciated it deeply.”
Read more on Archbishop Freier's website at http://www.anglicanprimate.org.au/news/primates-welby-reflects/