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Fellowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius

A society which promotes coöperation and theological discussions between Anglicans and Orthodox. When it was most influential in the earlier XX Century, it reflected not an heretical ecumenism but a sincere belief that Anglicanism was already, or would soon become, a national Orthodox church for Britain, one in faith with the Eastern Patriarchs. The Fellowship was partly responsible for the establishment of many Eastern parishes in the UK. It also sponsored many Orthodox church figures who settled in Britain, and a number of its Anglican members eventually became Orthodox. The Fellowship continues to exist today, and to play a significant role in East-West dialogue, particularly through its journal Sobornost..

Norman Hugh Redington


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