Inter-Communion agreement between The Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Church and The Continuing Anglican Church

Inter-Communion Agreement

GREETING AND APOSTOLIC BENEDICTION UPON ALL TO WHOM THESE LETTERS SHALL COME

We are delighted to announce the signing of this Inter-Communion agreement between The Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Church (la Iglesia Anglicana Episcopal Ortodoxa) and The Continuing Anglican Church.

Whereas: Each Jurisdiction recognizes the catholicity and independence of the other, Whereas; Each Jurisdiction agrees to admit members of the other Jurisdiction to participate in the Holy Sacraments; Whereas Inter-Communion does not require from either Jurisdiction, the acceptance of exact doctrinal positions, beliefs, sacramental devotion, or the liturgical practices characteristic of the other; and Whereas: each believes the other to hold all essential elements of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Faith; and as a commitment to faithfully accept the principals of unity within diversity, the all-encompassing love of Christ, and the desire to serve humanity according to each one’s understanding of God’s will, We as the duly authorized representatives of our respective Jurisdictions, and as a sign of the recognition that we are in spiritual kinship and mutual support within the historic catholic tradition of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church do hereby sign this Inter-Communion agreement between the catholicity, on this 21st day of August in the year of Our Lord, two thousand and nineteen.

Archbishop Eric Escala

The Most Reverend Eric Escala
Archbishop of The Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Church

 

The Most Rev. Isaac Sato

The Most Reverend Isaac Sato
Archbishop and Primate of The Continuing Anglican Church


THE CONTINUING ANGLICAN CHURCH COVER The Continuing Anglican Church|the Communion of Continuing Anglicans

THE CONTINUING ANGLICAN CHURCH, the Communion of Continuing Anglicans, stand with the Global Anglican Future Conference (Gafcon) by assenting to the Jerusalem Declaration.