Pastors and young people in Egypt have held an unprecedented meeting to exchange ideas. A spokesperson for the Diocese in Egypt said: “The day aimed for youth to speak about their honest opinion of the church and the liturgy in order to reduce the gap between the youth and the church.”
The Anglican Alliance has been on a fact finding mission to the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba to learn more about its mission and development programme.
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The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.
The Revd Gabriel Anyiko Owino is an Anglican priest in Siaya County, Kenya. He has combined a faith approach with family planning information and has been encouraging couples to think about safe spacing of pregnancies so that every birth can be a healthy event for mother and baby, and every child is celebrated. Here, he writes about his experience.
Young people from a parish in a suburb of Cape Town have cultivated a garden at their church as a way of remembering Nelson Mandela on what was his birthday, July 18th.
Young people in the Anglican Diocese of Swaziland have embarked on a 450 km challenge to raise environmental awareness. They will be donating shoes, school uniforms and toiletries at Anglican Schools along their route.
St John’s Cathedral, the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong Island, held a special service ‘Celebrating Hong Kong’ this week to celebrate the ‘vibrancy, diversity and achievements of Hong Kong.’
Seventeen-year-old Daya was courted by a young man who then persuaded her to elope. But Daya’s dreams of a happy future ended when she realised she had been tricked into bonded labour, forced to work long hours at a biscuit factory, and was then abused in the evenings.
“Bangladeshi women are subjected to violence throughout their lives, which prevents them from realising their own dignity and rights as human beings."
Three quarters of the current women priests and deacons in the Anglican Church of Mexico have held a gathering to celebrate the ministry of ordained women in the province.
As wildfires rage across British Columbia’s Central Interior, Anglican leaders in the region are doing what they can to support their communities, says Bishop Barbara Andrews of the Central Interior-based Territory of the People.
The Revd Bill Miller is taking a close friend to Las Vegas on vacation, but this trip is about the bark, not the bet.
Teenagers from five schools in northern England have set off on pilgrimage with the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, to Taize in France. The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order of more than one hundred brothers, from Catholic and Protestant traditions.
As part of a united and co-ordinated response from members in dioceses across the United Kingdom, Mothers’ Union is planning to support families who were affected by the London tower block fire tragedy in June by offering holidays under the charity’s Away From It All (AFIA) scheme.
Christian Solidarity Worldwide has learned that four Christians in Iran have been sentenced to ten years in prison each for “acting against national security.” Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, Mohammadreza Omidi, Yasser Mossayebzadeh and Saheb Fadaie were arrested in May, during a series of raids by security service agents on Christian homes in Rasht, the largest city on Iran's Caspian Sea coast.
Anglicans in New Zealand are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation is infiltrating Kiwi life and to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off.
The Christian charity, Sailors’ Society, has issued a statement following reports that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers have been found on Basilan Island in the Philippines.
Archbishop Winston Halapua, the diocesan Bishop of Polynesia, says he is “more than delighted” to make the announcement of two new bishops.
The official launch has taken place of the first ever multi-volume history of worldwide Anglicanism to be published by a major university press. The Oxford History of Anglicanism, in five volumes, covers the growth of worldwide Anglicanism with more than 100 international scholars contributing.
The Anglican Consultative Council is seeking to appoint a Director for Theological Education across the Anglican Communion, based in London, to help build capacity for the delivery of good quality theological education for the whole people of God across the Anglican Communion.
Advocacy for women’s rights and the fight against gender-based violence is not only a concern for women but crucial for the whole of humanity and more men need to get involved.
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