Still divided on Anglican covenant

Published May 1, 2012

A majority of dioceses in the Church of England have refused to approve the proposed Anglican Communion Covenant. It won’t be considered by the General Synod in England until at least 2016.Response across the Anglican Communion has been divided. While eight of the 38 provinces have approved the covenant, feedback from Canada remains minimal. Most dioceses are still considering it. In the U.S., the executive council of the Episcopal Church has drafted a resolution that states the church is “unable to adopt the Anglican Covenant in its present form.”


  • Leigh Anne Williams

    Leigh Anne Williams joined the Anglican Journal in 2008 as a part-time staff writer. She also works as the Canadian correspondent for Publishers Weekly, a New York-based trade magazine for the book publishing. Prior to this, Williams worked as a reporter for the Canadian bureau of TIME Magazine, news editor of Quill & Quire, and a copy editor at The Halifax Herald, The Globe and Mail and The Bay Street Bull.

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