Archbishop of Canterbury's Award for Outstanding Service to the Anglican Communion

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The Archbishop of Canterbury's Award for Outstanding Service to the Anglican Communion is the highest award within the Anglican Communion.[1] It was created by Archbishop George Carey to mark the retirement of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who was its first recipient.

Recipients[edit]

Precedence[edit]

Within the world-wide Anglican Communion, the Archbishop of Canterbury's Award for Outstanding Service to the Anglican Communion is the highest level of award achievable. It ranks next above the Cross of St Augustine which is awarded for exceptional service to the Anglican Church.

Precedence of awards[edit]

  1. Archbishop of Canterbury's Award for Outstanding Service to the Anglican Communion
  2. Cross of St Augustine - Gold
  3. Cross of St Augustine - Silver
  4. Cross of St Augustine - Bronze
  5. Honorary Lambeth Doctorate
  6. Honorary Lambeth Masters Degree
  7. Honorary Lambeth Bachelors Degree

References[edit]

  1. ^ See details on the Lambeth Palace website here.