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Bishop of Tanga elected as new primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania

Bishop Maimbo Mndolwa of the Diocese of Tanga has been elected as the next Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania.

16 February 2018

New Anglican Inter Faith Commission begins work with meeting in Cairo

Members of the Anglican Communion’s new Inter Faith Commission will gather for their first meeting next week, in Cairo, Egypt.

16 February 2018

President Zuma’s resignation “a golden opportunity” for South Africa “to start anew”

The resignation of President Zuma provides South Africa with “a golden opportunity to start anew”, the Archbishop Thabo Makgoba said.

15 February 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town marks anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first speech as a free man

A plaque has been unveiled on the spot where a newly-released Nelson Mandela first addressed the world’s media at Bishopscourt.

13 February 2018

The official name for Pancake Day is Shrove Tuesday. But what is it?

Celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday, Shrove Tuesday (also called “Pancake Day”) is the final day before the 40-day period of Lent.

13 February 2018

Primate of Nigeria dedicates new church and diocesan secretariat building in Kwara

Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has formally dedicated a new church and diocesan offices for the diocese of Kwara in Ilorin, western Nigeria.

09 February 2018

Anglican leaders echo Pope Francis’ call for day of prayer and fasting for peace

Anglican leaders have endorsed Pope Francis’ call for an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting peace in Congo and South Sudan.

08 February 2018

Newly appointed Anglican bishops attend induction week at Canterbury Cathedral

A group of 33 recently-appointed bishops is spending a week at the Anglican Communion’s mother church as part of a global induction.

06 February 2018

Archbishop urges reduction in water usage as Cape Town taps set to be turned off

Water taps in Cape Town could be switched off on 16 April, dubbed “Day Zero”, unless efforts to reduce usage are achieved.

05 February 2018

Global prayer urged as tribal violence continues to claim lives in Congo

Anglicans are being asked to pray for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo as tribal violence continues to claim lives in Ituri.

05 February 2018

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Why the US-based Episcopal Church needs world Anglicanism

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Lent Resources from around the Anglican Communion

A collection of resources for Lent from the provinces, networks and agencies of the Anglican Communion and partner organisations.

Bishop of Maridi elected to lead the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Bishop Justin Badi Arama has been elected as the new Primate of the Church of South Sudan, to succeed Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul.