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Global Anglicans recognize new American entity for conservatives

GAFCON primates council lends legitimacy to Anglican Communion in North America

Breaking news:

Top conservative Anglicans have been meeting in London this week and as expected they have issued a communique that offers recognition to Bishop Robert Duncan, former Episcopal Bishop of Pittsburgh, and his organization the Anglican Communion in North America, a proposed new province.

The ACNA expects to meet this summer to more formally establish an organization of traditional and conservative Anglicans in the United States and Canada. In the meantime, the ligitation over church property, financial assets, trust funds, and endowments continues between the Episcopal Church and parishes and dioceses that have separated from TEC.

See below for the full statement, released early this morning:

Communiqu? from the GAFCON/FCA Primates' Council

In the name of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Amen.

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