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Refugees missing from European media reports on migration crisis

A detailed study by an ecumenical group accuses European media of maintaining a “pattern of invisibility” for refugees and migrants.

17 November 2017

Hurricane Irma leaves absolute destruction

Harrowing stories of the death and devastation caused by Hurricane Irma are emerging from islands across the Caribbean and US.

12 September 2017

Ecumenical movement: "an extraordinary chance" for hope

The World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary, Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has reflected on the work of the ecumenical movement in 2017, describing the present as “an extraordinary ecumenical chance at this point in history.”

29 August 2017

Diocese of West Malaysia calls for prayers for missing Pastor and three others

The diocese of West Malaysia has issued a statement to mark 200 days since the abduction of Pastor Raymond Koh.

29 August 2017

"Words not bullets must resolve our problems"

The South Sudan Council of Churches has issued a statement reflecting on war and violent conflict that continue to plague the nation. The statement came at the end of a three day meeting in Lusaka, Zambia.

25 August 2017

Boost for international charity that operates floating hospitals

Essential Christian, a charity that resources and inspires Christians and local churches through events, holidays, books, music and professional services, has announced a new partnership with Mercy Ships.

21 August 2017

WCC extends condolences to Sierra Leone

As Sierra Leone coped with the aftermath of a devastating mudslide while facing the threat of another slide, the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit , offered condolences and prayers.

21 August 2017

National Council of Churches in Korea issues emergency letter to President Moon

In an emergency letter to South Korean president Moon Jae-In, the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) urged immediate dialogue to ease military tension in the Korean Peninsula.

10 August 2017

Key new role for Stephanie at ACO

Information and Knowledge Manager, Stephanie Taylor, is taking on a new, wider role at the Anglican Communion office as preparations are stepped up for the Primates’ meeting in October.

10 August 2017

Anglican Healing Fund supports residential school survivors at reconciliation workshops

The long journey towards healing and reconciliation can be even more arduous for residential school survivors living in remote northern communities.

08 August 2017

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Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.