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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

Prayer and action following Sierra Leone landslides

Mass burial ceremonies for the victims of this week’s catastrophic landslides in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown have begun.

17 August 2017

Church prepares children to be future leaders in Rwanda

The Archbishop of Rwanda, Onesphore Rwaje, has told children from the church to see themselves as future leaders of church and country. 

17 August 2017

Former gospel group equips displaced women and young people for micro-entrepreneurship

A South Sudanese gospel band from the diocese of Yei has grown to a national charity providing training and equipment to help refugees start micro-businesses.

16 August 2017

African Christians study water, food and climate justice in WCC Eco-School

Young Anglicans were among an ecumenical group of Christians from across Africa who took part in a WCC Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice.

15 August 2017

Excitement at Burundi evangelism campaign

Hundreds of people – adults and youth - have given their lives to Christ during an evangelistic campaign in Burundi which began last month.

11 August 2017

'Testing but wonderful' - Archbishop Justin reflects on Sudan and Uganda trip

We are home and I am looking back on a testing but wonderful few days in Sudan and Uganda.

11 August 2017

WCC call for peaceful democratic process in Kenya

Today, as general elections take place in Kenya, the World Council of Churches (WCC) joins the churches and people of the country in prayer for the peaceful and successful conduct of this pivotal democratic process.

08 August 2017

Archbishop says 'follow your conscience' as South Africa prepares for Zuma vote

Anglican leaders in Cape Town have joined a coalition of civil society and faith-based communities in calling for South African politicians to “vote their conscience” when the country's parliament debates a motion of no-confidence in President Jacob Zuma this week.

07 August 2017

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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.

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.