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communion

kuh myoohn yuhn

  • n  the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist
  • n  sharing thoughts and feelings
  • n  (Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites

  • They insisted that they were not breaking away from the Anglican Communion or creating a schism.
  • Earlier this year, the communions regional leaders, or primates, issued a directive to the Episcopal Church to curtail the consecration of partnered gay and lesbian bishops and .
  • The action could remain in effect until the communion's next Lambeth Conference, in 2008.
News & Articles

  • Hong Kong Anglican Church adopts the Anglican Covenant
    [Anglican Communion News Service] Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, the Hong Kong Anglican Church, has adopted the Anglican Communion Covenant. The province’s general secretary, the Rev. Peter Koon, wrote to the secretary general of the Anglican Communion, the Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, informing him of the decision by HKSKH’s sixth General Synod held from June 2-5. Hong Kong is the seventh province to ...
    June 20, 2013 - Worldwide Faith News
  • 8/28/11 Mary Stiller, Communion
    Mary Stiller assists priests in the distribution of Holy Communion during the 2011 Mass on the Grass.
    June 19, 2013 - The Purdue Exponent
  • Irish kids receive almost $700 in Holy Communion gifts as parents fork out over $900 for sacrament
    Irish Catholic children receive almost $700 (€521) in gifts for their First Holy Communion, while parents shelled out almost $900 (€713) for their child’s big day in 2013.
    June 18, 2013 - Irish Central
Quotes

  • Patrick Kennedy in U.S. News & World Report
    In an interview with the paper on Friday, Kennedy said that Tobin "instructed me not to take Communion and said that he has instructed the diocesan priests not to give me Communion."
  • Nicolas Sarkozy in The Associated Press
    Recent developments, especially concerning the ordained ministry and certain moral teachings, have affected not only international relations within the Anglican Communion but also relations between the Anglican Communion and the Catholic... Pope Benedict XVI http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Benedict_XVI&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG46bW2RwVceLegHVO52x6Mpv_pVg Reuters.uk http://www.google.com/url?q=http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/NewsArticle.aspx%3Ftype%3DtopNews%26storyID%3D2006-11-23T114525Z_01_L23232817_RTRUKOC_0_UK-POPE-ANGLICAN.xml%26WTmodLoc%3DHP-C1-TopStories-6&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE9WPfdpFh_gZ8rt6eFoYELZYH3 Nov 23, 2006 20067 28049 communique I am the first to think that sometimes discussions are long, that to insert a paragraph in a communique is exhausting," Sarkozy said at the end of three days of meetings. "We end these summits empty, tired, but it's our duty to participate."

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