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The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« on: May 30, 2014, 05:25:41 PM »
The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion

Interesting.

Someone called "The Reverend and International Elect-Lady CeCe Brown" (the wife of the Metropolitan Archbishop) has listed under her experience: "licensed and ordained Health Minister in unbroken Apostolic Succession."
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2014, 06:13:09 PM »
Their "bishops college" dons quite an arrangement of vestments. I spot Catholic, Anglican, Reformed, Byzantine, Syriac, and mixtures thereof! Surely this is the Universal Church.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 06:43:48 PM »
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthodox_Anglican_Communion

Here's their Wikipedia entry. It has a little more about them. I am surprised they were founded in 1969.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2014, 08:32:39 PM »
Their Creed doesn't include the filioque!

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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2014, 10:43:43 PM »
I wonder how many thousands of members they claim to have? The ALCC (Anglican Lutheran Catholic Church) claims about 10,000 if I remember correctly.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2014, 12:27:28 AM »
Their "bishops college" dons quite an arrangement of vestments. I spot Catholic, Anglican, Reformed, Byzantine, Syriac, and mixtures thereof! Surely this is the Universal Church.

A one, holy, catholic, apostolic, and diversely vested church indeed.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2014, 10:35:57 AM »
Eh, when these groups start regularly including parish listings, I'll take them more seriously.

They do have a better website than most vagantes, though.

I wonder how many thousands of members they claim to have? The ALCC (Anglican Lutheran Catholic Church) claims about 10,000 if I remember correctly.

The Wiki page brio posted earlier says they claim a million souls worldwide.

On the front page of their website, it shows their metropolitan (?) talking in front of a screen. The man in the background is the presiding bishop of the conservative union of North American continuing Anglicans seeking recognition from Canterbury contra the ECUSA.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2014, 10:58:02 AM »
I wonder how many thousands of members they claim to have? The ALCC (Anglican Lutheran Catholic Church) claims about 10,000 if I remember correctly.

The Wiki page brio posted earlier says they claim a million souls worldwide.

Cool. I feel like Huck Finn, when he learned that two ordinary-looking guys were actually a duke and a king.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2014, 11:07:48 AM »
Based on their website, it seems the indulge in Charismatic and "convergence" worship.  Not surprising, since their Metropolitan Archbishop has deep roots in COGIC (I still have several loved ones in that denomination).  In this respect, they seem to have some commonalities with the International Communion of the Holy Christian Orthodox Church and the so-called Christian Orthodox Church of America.
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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2014, 06:19:58 PM »
They describe themselves as: Ecumenical | Non-Judgmental | Independent | Convergence
A Multicultural Communion... family focused.


Who wants to send them a box of pope francis "who am I to judge" t-shirts and see what happens?
Perhaps His Holiness will invite them to participate in the "Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church" as non-judgemental specialists. Why they could be exactly what's needed for a breakthrough!



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"and for all who are Orthodox, and who hold the Catholic and Apostolic Faith, remember, O Lord, thy servants" - yet the post-conciliar RC hierarchy is tolerant of everyone and everything... except Catholic Tradition, for modernists are as salt with no taste, to be “thrown out and trampled under foot

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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #10 on: June 04, 2014, 09:24:01 PM »
They describe themselves as: Ecumenical | Non-Judgmental | Independent | Convergence
A Multicultural Communion... family focused.


Who wants to send them a box of pope francis "who am I to judge" t-shirts and see what happens?
Perhaps His Holiness will invite them to participate in the "Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church" as non-judgemental specialists. Why they could be exactly what's needed for a breakthrough!



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Re: The International Anglican Orthodox Episcopal Communion
« Reply #11 on: June 04, 2014, 11:48:51 PM »
Best post ever, Justin ! You made my day! 
"and for all who are Orthodox, and who hold the Catholic and Apostolic Faith, remember, O Lord, thy servants" - yet the post-conciliar RC hierarchy is tolerant of everyone and everything... except Catholic Tradition, for modernists are as salt with no taste, to be “thrown out and trampled under foot