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USPG stands with Philippines' church following 'illegal arrest' of bishop

Anglican Mission Agency, the USPG is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as 'the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions’.

26 May 2017

New annual prayer day links dioceses in South America and northern England

People in two dioceses on opposite sides of the globe are today (25/5) engaging in their first joint annual prayer day. The Bishop of Carlisle, the Rt Revd James Newcome, and the Bishop of Northern Argentina, the Rt Revd Nick Drayson have sent reciprocal filmed messages of greeting.

 

25 May 2017

Anglican Church playing key role in tackling malaria in southern Africa

The Bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries. As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination, increased community and church involvement is needed to identify and treat every last case of malaria, and to provide trusted malaria education on how the disease is spread and how to prevent it. Ministers of Health emphasised the important role of the Anglican Church in ending malaria for good.

 

25 May 2017

CCA condemns declaration of martial law in Mindanao in southern Philippines

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on Tuesday in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte.

 

25 May 2017

Church of South India expresses 'anguish' over government backing for GM food product

The Church of South India has expressed significant concern over a government recommendation that genetically modified mustard be made commercially available. 

23 May 2017

Fate of quake damaged Cathedral to be decided in September

The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of ChristChurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September.

23 May 2017

Bishop of Manchester offers prayers after suicide attack

The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which twenty two people were killed and fifty nine injured.

23 May 2017

Amplifying the Christian voice in a secular Europe

The Conference of European Churches is hosting a conference and networking event for European church and ecumenical communicators and journalists in September.

19 May 2017

Two Iranian Christians face a court hearing this weekend

Two Iranian Christians arrested at a Christmas celebration in 2014 have been summoned to a court hearing this Sunday.

19 May 2017

Young Anglicans go into training to help Pacific communities adapt to climate change

Sixteen young leaders from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have started two weeks of training in the South Pacific island of Tonga to help their communities adapt to climate change. The course will aim to improve their resilience in the face of the disasters, such as cyclones and flooding, that climate change brings.

17 May 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

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.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.