After discussion in three business sessions, the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) voted June 22 to change its constitution to include the 37 Primates as ex officio members, thereby increasing the membership from 78 to 115.
Originally introduced at Monday's session, the action included a provision to attempt to ensure balance for clergy and lay members. Under the new configuration, laity representation would no longer be the majority of the ACC, one of the four "instruments of unity" within the Anglican Communion.
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This seems to me to be a very encouraging move in the direction of the kind of truly catholic polity that Anglicanism has lacked since the beginning of its massive expansion beyond the confines of Great Britain. This is in the spirit of the proposals of the Windsor Report, and it is a step toward taking seriously the fact that we believe in "one holy, catholic, and apostolic Church." So it seems to me anyway.