Optimism, enthusiasm and expectation filled the air as Anglican, Episcopal and Mothers' Union delegates from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for the opening day of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on Monday.
14 March 2017
Bishop James Odico of The Gambia has expressed thanksgiving for a peaceful outcome after the tensions surrounding a Presidential election in December. The poll marked the first change of presidency in The Gambia since a military coup in 1994.
06 March 2017
The Anglican Board of Mission - the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia - has launched an emergency appeal as the crisis worsens in parts of East Africa due to extreme drought.
02 March 2017
A new book, designed as a theological resource to help those who are undergoing persecution – and to develop a wider understanding of the issue - has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network.
28 February 2017
The Anglican Diocese of Chichester in southern England is assisting with urgent relief efforts in the drought hit Kenyan Diocese of Nakuru.
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is committing a total of 50,000 US Dollars for famine and drought relief in South Sudan and Kenya – $25,000 for each country.
27 February 2017
The Anglican Church of Burundi, in conjunction with Christian Aid and its partners, has initiated an emergency programmeto support some of the many vulnerable people facing severe famine across the country.
As the new university academic year begins, Anglican bishops have warned that a “militarised presence” on some university campuses creates “a false sense of calm... which conceals the potential for renewed violent confrontation.”
The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to end moves to develop nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives.
22 February 2017
The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the day in Kenya as he concludes his visit to a number of countries in the region. He met the Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, who was elected last year as well as provincial staff.
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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.
A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Uganda’s then-president, Idi Amin.
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