Anglican refers to a branch of Christianity that originated in England in the 16th century. It is a denomination that maintains certain fundamental Christian beliefs while keeping a unique identity that distinguishes it from other branches of Christianity. Anglicans recognize the authority of the Bible, Apostles’ Creed, the Nicene Creed, and other ancient Christian writings. Anglican worship revolves around the Eucharist or Holy Communion and involves prayers, hymns, and biblical readings. The Anglican Church is led by bishops who are ordained in a succession that traces back to the Apostles. The Anglican Communion has spread to different parts of the world, and it is estimated that there are over 80 million Anglicans across the globe.

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