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First students graduate from St Frumentius’ Theological College in Gambella, Ethiopa

An Anglican theological college established in the Gambella region of Ethiopia is celebrating after the graduation of its first group of students.

15 August 2018

Tributes paid to Anglican women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion and the UN, Beth Adamson-Strauss.

14 August 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby set to address UN Security Council

Archbishop Justin Welby will become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to address the Security Council when he speaks on mediation.

09 August 2018

Zimbabwean Churches’ “Pastoral Statement” includes plea for end to international isolation

The ecumenical body representing Christian churches in Zimbabwe has called for an end to sanctions and international isolation.

06 August 2018

Zimbabwe’s Churches call for calm following post-election violence

Christian leaders in Zimbabwe make ecumenical appeal for calm following post-election violence in which three people have been killed.

03 August 2018

Mothers’ Union celebrates 70 years of serving “family, church and country” in Burundi

The Mothers’ Union in Burundi is celebrating the key role it has played in transforming individuals, families and communities since 1948.

02 August 2018

Zimbabwe Council of Churches report peaceful elections in historic presidential poll

Zimbabweans are taking part in their first elections in nearly 40 years without former President Robert Mugabe on the ballot paper.

30 July 2018

Church leaders unite behind vision for “one people, one nation, and one South Sudan”

Archbishop Justin Badi Arama and other South Sudanese Church leaders have called on politicians in the war-torn country to pursue peace.

24 July 2018

Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

World Council of Churches’ Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering hosted by the Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

19 July 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.