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  Anglican Communion:The Church of the Province of West Africa
Church work began in Ghana as early as 1752 and in the Gambia, Guinea, liberia and Sierra Leone in the nineteenth century.
The Province of West Africa was founded in 1951 and was divided to form the Province of Nigeria and the Province of West Africa in 1979.
The Church exists in an atmosphere of civil strife and Christians remain in a minority.
www.anglicancommunion.org /tour/province.cfm?ID=W2   (80 words)

  
  Church of the Province of West Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Church of the Province of West Africa is a province of the Anglican Communion, covering a number of sees in West Africa, specifically in Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone.
It was established on 17 April 1953 by the bishops of five West African dioceses, with the consent of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
In February 1979, the new Church of Nigeria was inaugurated, while the Dioceses of Accra, Kumasi, Liberia, Gambia and Guinea and Sierra Leone (later Freetown) continued in the Province of West Africa.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Church_of_the_Province_of_West_Africa   (197 words)

  
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Orthodox Church of Latvia (Archdiocese of Riga and all the Latvia)
Orthodox Church of Moldova(Metropolitanate of Kishinev and all the Moldova)
Church of Greece (Archdiocese of Athens and all Greece)
atlasofchurch.altervista.org /vari/inglese.htm   (415 words)

  
 Church of the Province of Southern Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Church of the Province of Southern Africa is the Anglican province in the southern part of Africa, including dioceses in Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Saint Helena, South Africa and Swaziland.
The province is regarded as the most liberal Anglican province in Africa, particularly on issues such as ordination of women and homosexuality.
It is a separate church body and is not part of the Anglican Communion although it is strongly supported by and has close ties with the Anglican Diocese of Sydney.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Church_of_the_Province_of_Southern_Africa   (268 words)

  
 Cycle of Prayer
The Church of the Province in the Congo
Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan and Bishop of Juba
Archbishop, Church in the Province of the West Indies
www.edow.org /parish/congregation/liturgy/cycleofprayer/index.html   (863 words)

  
 Bishops of the Church of the Province of West Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
Bishops of the Church of the Province of West Africa
Bishop of Accra, Church of the Province of West Africa,
Archbishop of West Africa and Bishop of Koforidua,
www.anglicanafrica.org /wafrica.htm   (208 words)

  
 General News of Sunday, 7 September 2003
In a pastoral letter, dated September 5 2003, addressed to the Bishops, Clergy and Laity of the Anglican Church of the Province of West Africa, Archbishop Okine noted that, "It is not the practice of the Anglican Church to allow the appointment and ordination of homosexuals/lesbians as clergymen or women".
Archbishop Okine urged all faithful of the Church of the Province of West Africa, to remain steadfast in the face of "ecclesiastical inconsistencies and provocation" and pray for God's intervention peace and sanity to prevail.
It called on members of the Church in West Africa to remain steadfast in the face of "ecclesiastical inconsistencies and provocation" and to pray for unity, peace and sanity in the Church.
www.ghanaweb.com /GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=42563   (304 words)

  
 The Anglican Domain: Transnational Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
The Church of the Province of Central Africa
The Church of the Province of Southern Africa
The Church in the Province of the West Indies
www.anglican.org /official/Transnational.html   (133 words)

  
 The Anglican Diocese of Guinea - Conakry,--
Area: the whole of the Republic of Guinea-Conakry in West Africa.
The diocese is a full member of The Church of the Province of West Africa, and was part of the Diocese of Gambia until its inauguration on August 1, 1985.
The first church (St. James') was built in Fallanjhia in the Rio Pongas area in 1856.
netministries.org /see/churches/ch00472   (606 words)

  
 St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church, History
Under Henry, finally, the nation and the Church were able to renounce papal supremacy and to eliminate abuses which had crept into the doctrine and discipline of the Church during the medieval centuries of papal influence.
The Church of England, the "Mother Church," has two spiritual leaders: the Archbishop of Canterbury, who is Primate of All England and Metropolitan, and, in the northern province, the Archbishop of York, who is Primate of England and Metropolitan.
The chief pastors of the Church are bishops, persons ordained and consecrated to proclaim the Good News to the world, to be the chief pastor and sacramental minister of a dioceses, and to ordain others to the ministries of bishop, priest, and deacon.
www.saintgabriels.org /history.html   (4471 words)

  
 Member Churches, Associate Member Churches and National Council Bodies
WCC rules state that becoming a member signifies a church's "faithfulness to the basis of the Council, fellowship in the Council, participation in the life and work of the Council and commitment to the ecumenical movement as integral to the mission of the church".
Church in the Province of the West Indies [Antigua]
Free Wesleyan Church of Tonga [Methodist Church in Tonga]
www.wcc-coe.org /wcc/who/mch-e.html   (890 words)

  
 Unofficial Home Page of The One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church
In the Indian subcontinent, Anglicans merged with non-Apostolic Protestant denominations to form four united Churches, the Church of North India, and the Church of South India, the Church of Pakistan, and the Church of Bangladesh.
The Church of the Province of Southern Africa 2,000,000
The Church in the Province of the West Indies 770,000
www.nestorian.org /unofficial_home_page_of_the_on.html   (2380 words)

  
 Churches in communion with the Church of England
Churches in communion with the Church of England
            Church of the Province of Southern Africa
            Church in the Province of the West Indies
www.europe.anglican.org /admin/churchesincommunion.html   (268 words)

  
 CCLEC Publications -- A listing of the Primates of the Anglican Communion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
Archbishop of Province One & Bishop of Lagos
Archbishop of West Africa & Bishop of Koforidua
34) The Church in the Province of the West Indies
www.episcopalian.org /cclec/primates.htm   (737 words)

  
 Professor Samuel Erivwo details Bishop Agori Iwe's system of administration of his Diocese as the Bishop of Benin
A.O. Ifeadi as the Archdeacon, and all Saints’ Church Asaba, Holy Trinity Asaba, Akuku, Ubulu-Uki, Idumuji Ugboko, Igbodo, Agbor, Owa-Ute, Abbi, Obiaruku, and Igbanke-Ozarra Districts and Owa-Oyibu chapelry in the Archdeaconry.
The growth of the Church in the two States during these years was no doubt as a result of the emphasis which the Bishop placed on evangelism, as the supreme task of the Church.
The growth of the Church during this period is attested to by the fact that in 1962, the Rt.
www.waado.org /Biographies/AgoriIwe/ChapterTwelve.html   (1537 words)

  
 S. Clement's Church: Ghana
Clement's Church, Philadelphia has a long relationship with the Church of the Province of West Africa and the Ghanaian Diocese of Koforidua in particular.
This is both one of the most catholic and one of the fastest growing provinces of the Anglican Communion.
When The Most Rev. Robert Okine, Archbishop and Primate of West Africa, visited S. Clement's in November, he asked me to plan to visit Koforidua, where he is Diocesan, in February to witness and take part in the Consecration of the Bishop Coadjutor, the Very Rev'd Francis Benjamin Quashie.
www.s-clements.org /Resources_GhanaVisit.html   (861 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Anglican Communion
The Anglican Communion is a world-wide organisation of Anglican Churches.
Technically it is not possible to speak of the Anglican Church as a whole; it is better referred to as the Anglican Communion, which consists of national churches in communion with the Church of England.
The ultimate head of any Anglican church is the Primate, head of the church at the national level; but Anglican primates acknowledge the leadership of the Archbishop of Canterbury as primus inter pares, or "first among equals".
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Anglican_Communion   (340 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Factfile: Anglican Church around the world
Stance: The church remains vehemently opposed to homosexuality, regarding it as taboo and contrary to the teachings of the Bible.
History: The Church of the Province of West Africa divided to form the Province of Nigeria and the Province of West Africa in 1979.
History: The Anglican Church arrived in the West Indies with the original English settlers in the early part of the 17th Century, the clergy for the most part being state chaplains to the English officials and planters.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/3226753.stm   (785 words)

  
 Episcopal News Service
Amelia Ward is Chair of the Planning and Development Committee in the Episcopal Church of Liberia, a diocese in the Church of the Province of West Africa.
The CSI was inaugurated in 1947 and is one of the four United Churches in the Anglican Communion.
Bellina Mangena is a rector in the Diocese of Natal, Church of the Province of Southern Africa.
www.anglicanlistening.org /3577_3460_ENG_HTM.htm   (474 words)

  
 Anglican Communion
During that era Anglican churches were planted all over the world as a result of the missionary work of the Churches in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, which were joined in this task by the Churches formed in the previous two centuries.
The Province of the Anglican Church of the Congo
The Province of the Episcopal Church of Rwanda
www.bmcf.org /AngComm.htm   (961 words)

  
 Anglicans Online | Africa
Provinces that are specific to one country are listed alphabetically in the next section.
It was started by a Volunteer in Mission of the Anglican church, and retains the bishop and a retired bishop on the Senate, The bishop is, as well, the chancellor of the university.
The University was established by the Province of the Church of Uganda and licensed by the Government of Uganda, Ministry of Education in 1997, with a view to making it a broad based University with campuses in Eastern, Northern and Western regions of Uganda'.
anglicansonline.org /world/africa.html   (1699 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Archbishop starts Africa visit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
The countries are part of the Anglican Church Province of West Africa, a region that expressed strong opposition to the planned appointment of a gay bishop in England.
During the dispute, the Dean of West Africa, Dr Tilewa Johnson, who is also Bishop of Gambia, said he wanted to discuss the issue with Dr Williams when he visited the area.
He has said in a letter to Church of England bishops that West Africa is suffering "most of the greatest wounds of our age".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/3088907.stm   (354 words)

  
 WCC agrees to set up commission to try to resolve Orthodox grievances
Harare, 13 December (ENI)--The World Council of Churches eighth assembly, which is meeting in Harare, yesterday 12 December agreed to set up a special commission in a bid to resolve the issue of the participation of Orthodox churches in the organisation.
Bishop Niphon stressed the commitment of Orthodox churches to ecumenism, and referred to a number of positive actions by the WCC, including its condemnation of proselytism (the poaching of church members by another church), but warned that if the WCC's structure was not revised, many Orthodox churches would face "growing difficulty".
Bulgarian theologian Ivan Dimitrov, attending the assembly as an advisor, told ENI that the Bulgarian church's decision to withdraw from the WCC had been taken "not out of anti-ecumenical convictions, but under the pressure from the [ultra-conservative breakaway] Old Calendarist church".
www.eni.ch /assembly/0584.html   (810 words)

  
 New York Blade Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa, representing 12 national and regional churches plus the diocese of Egypt, condemned the election by U.S. Episcopalians in August of an openly gay bishop, said Robert Okine, Archbishop of the Church of the Province of West Africa.
A new Uniting Church alliance that purportedly represents up to 80 percent of members was formed last week to reverse gay ordination and restore “biblical principles,” the Age of Australia reported.
Dean Drayton, the national president of the Uniting Church, said he welcomed the decision of the overwhelming majority to stay and address their concerns in the church.
www.newyorkblade.com /print.cfm?content_id=604   (684 words)

  
 Port Elizabeth,Port Elizabeth Hotels,Eastern Cape Province,South Africa
Located on the South Eastern coast of Africa, this major sea port and tourist destination is set along the beautiful shores of Algoa Bay, and is fondly referred to as the Friendly Eco-City.
The town of Graaff-Reinet, situated in the heart of the Karoo Nature Reserve at the foot of the Sneeuberg Mountains, is one of the finest surviving Cape-Dutch towns in South Africa, with many attractive 18th- and 19th-century buildings, as well as parks and museums.
A short distance inland, Victorian Grahamstown is home to one of South Africa’s best universities and hosts a giant annual arts festival each July.
www.cybercapetown.com /PortElizabeth   (1431 words)

  
 Welcome to the Republic of Ghana   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-24)
The Right-Reverend Robert G.A. Okine, Primate of the Province of West Africa of the Anglican Church, has said that the action of the Episcopal Anglican Church of USA in endorsing that election of a gay priest as Bishop, contravenes traditional Anglican norms and practice, which are based on scripture, tradition and reason.
In a pastoral letter, addressed to the Bishops, clergy and laity of the Anglican Church of the Province of West Africa, Archbishop Okine said, “ It is not the practice of the Anglican Church to allow the appointment and ordination of homosexuals/lesbians as clergymen or women.
The paper says a well-calculated and rehearsed moves, by some executive members of the Ho West Constituency of the NPP, in collaboration with moles in the district assembly to ditch Ms Elizabeth Ohene, Minister of State for Tertiary Education, in her Parliamentary ambitions, have been nipped in the bud.
www.ghana.gov.gh /article.php?id=0000002124   (1875 words)

  
 Africa Catholic Church Local History and Ancestors Genealogy Research
SECAM - Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar.
CERAO, the regional Episcopal Conferences of French-speaking West Africa.
Association of Episcopal Conferences of Anglophone West Africa (AECAWA), inaugurated at Ibadan, Nigeria in 1977, is made up of the Inter-Territorial Catholic Bishops' Conference (ITCABIC) comprising The Gambia, and Sierra Leone, the Ghana Catholic Bishops' Conference (GCBC), the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Liberia (CABICOL) and the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria (CBCN).
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/Catholic-Africa.htm   (2929 words)

  
 The Anglican Diocese of Guinea - Conakry,--
Area: the whole of the Republic of Guinea-Conakry in West Africa.
The diocese is a full member of The Church of the Province of West Africa, and was part of the Diocese of Gambia until its inauguration on August 1, 1985.
The first church (St. James') was built in Fallanjhia in the Rio Pongas area in 1856.
www.netministries.org /see/churches/ch00472   (606 words)

  
 Anglican Churches - ReligionFacts
Church bodies that have some connection with Anglicanism are placed into one of the following categories.
It consists of those churches in full communion with the See of Canterbury, but which are not culturally or denominationally Anglican.
These are the denominations liturgically and culturally most similar to the member churches of the Anglican Communion, but who have usually broken away from the Anglican church because of disagreement over some doctrinal issue, and the property of not being in communion with Canterbury is part of their identity.
www.religionfacts.com /christianity/denominations/anglican_churches.htm   (291 words)

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