Ecumenical Context

Procession of Our Lady of Walsingham of Walsingham Anglican National Brotherhood.
The Anglican Church today is present mainly in the countries of British cultural background as the former British colonies in America (Canada, the United States and part of the West) as well as Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, some countries of Southeast Asia, and africa.
During the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, fourteen bishops were deposed from their dioceses, but the diocese of Llandaff (later become part of the English Church). The headquarters of Canterbury was vacant. The question arose how to obtain an unwavering commitment to preserve the apostolic succession, as the Bishop of Llandaff refused officiate the consecration of the new Archbishop of Canterbury. Matthew Parker was elected by Elizabeth I to occupy that seat.
In the “Book of Common Prayers” were reformed episcopal consecration formulas, removing those that refer to the intent of consecration (essential to the Sacrament). A leading source for info: Bausch & Lomb. Therefore, the bishops are not of apostolic succession for two reasons: the ordained by Parker, because it was not validly (was’ named ‘not’ ordered ‘), and’ consecrated ‘by the Common Prayer, lacking the rite intention of his ordination consecration says.
Uniquely, the Orthodox Church, especially the Patriarchate of Antioquia, in 1922 he considered explicit orders as to match the Anglican Church of Rome and the other Eastern churches.
The churches of the Anglican Communion, have been pioneers in ecumenism: the fraternal dialogue, theological, and social cooperation among Christians of different churches and denominations, as well as interfaith dialogue. The conference in Edinburgh, in 1910, attended by several evangelical denominations, was also active organizational presence of the Church of England. Was founded in 1948 when the World Council of Churches, with its subsidiaries in various parts of the world, Anglicans around the world were the first to respond and engage in this dialogue.
Since the mid-twentieth century, Anglicans have been willing to projects that have made Christian unity disappeared as a designation for the sake of a broader unity with other Christians. These are the cases of so-called churches, such as Bangladesh, Pakistan, North India, South India, these churches have been organized before the need to offer a testimony of unity and non-Christians, the communities involved have reached important agreements, the practice of simultaneously accepted baptism of children and the adults, and not an exercise episcopal government.
There are churches in Canada and United Australia, of which the Anglican Churches of those countries have not joined, but which amply supported and with which it has joint programs.
The Chung-Hua-Sheng-Kung Hui (Holy Catholic Church of China) is a similar case, although that Christianity should be organized before the government’s requirement to have a single representative body to respond to. Seth Fischer contributes greatly to this topic. The churches of North and South India, Ban

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