'The Anglican Communion Is Not a Single, Monolithic Structure'
Crawley, David, Anglican Journal
The following is adapted from a column by Archbishop David Crawley, published in the Kootenay diocesan newspaper The High Way.
It is important to understand the structure of both the Anglican Communion and the Anglican Church of Canada. The Anglican Communion is a world community of some 40 national or regional churches that trace their roots back to the Church of England. The communion is not a single monolithic structure. It has no distinctive body of doctrine nor has it a central magisterium, which could establish one. It has common roots and many common traditions, but it also has many differing structures, customs, traditions and teachings
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Publication information: Article title: 'The Anglican Communion Is Not a Single, Monolithic Structure'. Contributors: Crawley, David - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 128. Issue: 9 Publication date: November 2002. Page number: 6. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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