Friday, June 03, 2011

The Victoria The Congress of Traditional Anglicans: A Basis for Full Communion

While respecting the orthodoxy, validity, and independence of every Anglican ecclesial jurisdiction, full and visible communion should exist between all Anglican Christians who uphold and maintain the following Twelve Articles.

1. The Divine Inspiration and inerrancy of the canonical Holy Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments and their supreme, final and binding authority in all matters of faith and morals;

2. The sufficiency of the three Creeds as the symbols of the Catholic religion;

3. The authority of the Dogmatic Definitions of the undisputed Ecumenical Councils of the undivided Church as the true expression of the orthodox Christian faith;

4. The necessity of the two sacraments of the Gospel: Holy Baptism and the Holy Eucharist;

5. The truth of the Doctrines of the Eucharistic Sacrifice and the Real Presence of Christ in the Holy Eucharist;

6. The Divine institution and Apostolic foundation of the Five Sacraments of the Christian Life: Confirmation, Penance, Holy Matrimony, Holy Orders, and Holy Unction;

7. The Divine institution and Apostolic foundation of the Three-fold sacred Ministry of the Orders of Bishop, Priest, and deacon, and the Apostolic Succession....

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