Background Christianity Protestant Reformation Apostolic Succession Roman Catholicism Episcopal structure The term Anglican (from Anglia, the Latin name for England) describes the people, institutions, and churches that adhere the religious traditions developed by the established Church of England. ... Photograph by Keith Edkins File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Anglican Communion uses the compass rose as its symbol, signifying its worldwide reach and decentralized nature. ... Christianity is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus as recounted in the New Testament. ... The Protestant Reformation was a movement in the 16th century to reform the Catholic Church in Western Europe. ... In Christianity, the doctrine of Apostolic Succession (or the belief that the Church is apostolic) maintains that the Christian Church today is the spiritual successor of the Church of the Apostles. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Catholicism. ... Episcopalian government in the church is rule by a hierarchy of bishops (Greek: episcopoi). ...
People Thomas Cranmer Henry VIII Richard Hooker Elizabeth I An oil painting of Thomas Cranmer by Gerlach Flicke (1545) - National Portrait Gallery, London Thomas Cranmer (July 2, 1489 â March 21, 1556) was the Archbishop of Canterbury during the reigns of the English kings Henry VIII and Edward VI. He is credited with writing and compiling the first two Books... Henry VIII (28 June 1491 â 28 January 1547) was King of England and Lord of Ireland (later King of Ireland) from 22 April 1509 until his death. ... Richard Hooker (March 1554 - November 3, 1600) was an influential Anglican theologian. ... Elizabeth I (7 September 1533â24 March 1603) was Queen of England, Queen of France (in name only), and Queen of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. ...
"Instruments of Unity" Archbishop of Canterbury Lambeth Conferences Anglican Consultative Council Primates' Meeting Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Anglican Consultative Council is one of the four Instruments of Unity of the Anglican Communion. ... The Anglican Communion Primates Meetings are regular meetings of the senior archbishops and bishops of the Anglican Communion. ...
Liturgy and Worship Book of Common Prayer High Church · Low Church Broad Church Oxford Movement Thirty-Nine Articles Saints in Anglicanism 1979 ECUSABCP The Book of Common Prayer is foundational prayer book of the Church of England and also the name for similar books used in other churches in the Anglican Communion. ... High Church is a term that may now be used in speaking of viewpoints within a number of denominations of Protestant Christianity in general, but it is one which has traditionally been employed in Churches associated with the Anglican tradition in particular. ... Low church is a term of distinction in the Church of England, initially designed to be pejorative. ... Broad church is a term referring to latitudinarian churches in the Church of England. ... The Oxford Movement was a loose affiliation of High Church Anglicans, most of them members of the University of Oxford, who sought to demonstrate that the Church of England was a direct descendant of the Christian church established by the Apostles. ... The Thirty-Nine Articles are the defining statements of Anglican doctrine. ...
The provinces of the Anglican Communion commemorate many of the same saints as those in the Roman Catholiccalendar, often on the same days, but also commemorate various famous (often post-Reformation and/or English) Christians who have not been canonized. English saints are often emphasized, though there are differences between the provinces' calendars. The only saint canonised by the Church of England after its secession from Rome is St. Charles the Martyr (see Society of King Charles the Martyr). The Anglican Communion uses the compass rose as its symbol, signifying its worldwide reach and decentralized nature. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... The calendar of saints is a traditional Christian method of organising a liturgical year on the level of days by associating each day with one or more saints, and referring to the day as the saints day of that saint. ... The Society of King Charles the Martyr is a catholic society of the Church of England and other churches in communion with it. ...
Calendars of saints' days in churches throughout the Anglican communion. The Anglican Communion uses the compass rose as its symbol, signifying its worldwide reach and decentralized nature. ...
Calendar of saints (Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia)
Calendar of saints (Anglican Church of Australia)
Calendar of saints (Church of Bangladesh)
Calendar of saints (Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil)
Calendar of saints (Anglican Church of Burundi)
Calendar of saints (Anglican Church of Canada)
Calendar of saints (Church of the Province of Central Africa)
Calendar of saints (Anglican Church in the Central Region of America)
Calendar of saints (Church of the Province of the Congo)
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