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Archbishop of Canterbury appoints Windsor Continuation Group

The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced the formation of the Windsor Continuation Group (WCG), as proposed in his Advent Letter. The WCG will address outstanding questions arising from the Windsor Report and the various formal responses from provinces and instruments of the Anglican Communion.

Details on the Anglican Communion News Service.

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Justin Lewis-Anthony
16 years ago

What a shame. I was hoping he would appoint a Windsor Advisory Group so we could all make knowing comments about the WAGs. 😉

16 years ago

It’s like a train on a track hurtling towards buffers – get a full crew on board!

Graham Kings
16 years ago

These appointments are very encouraging in stature and wisdom.

Prior Aelred
16 years ago

Considering that the Windsor Report was such a complete disaster, why appoint such a group?

Archbishop Williams seems determined to destroy the Anglican Communion.

There is a saying that the ABC seems determined to ignore, “When you can’t get out of the hole, stop digging!”

16 years ago

Yes, as I told Cantuar, “This Windsor business has been such a smashing success, we simply MUST continue it!”

Not. ;-X

Martin Reynolds
16 years ago

Oh, dear Prior!

It’s the perfect question.

Sadly, there are those who have convinvced themselves that Windsor offers the best way forward for the Communion.

I don’t understand their thinking either ……

16 years ago

Yes I sadly agree with all those posters who have reservations. What exactly will this Windsor process and its newbie covenant be able to really do, that the existing Chicago Lambeth Quad does not do? Is that extra bit, really going to be destructive or constructive? Why does stifling change and inquiry and many-sided best practices scholarship or empirical research, mainly aimed at changing for the better in so many domains that may become Anglican controversies in passing, the royal road to Anglican witness, common prayer and world service? How can the leading Anglican archbishop lauded for his keen mind… Read more »

16 years ago

“Jesus’ lordship is a whole lot better, wider, and richer than our new fangled Anglicanism will allow us to be, post covenant.”


…unless, of course, the covenant idea is further changed significantly, as it well might be in ongoing discussion and consultation, or perhaps abandoned in the end.

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