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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry leads reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

A week-long Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage to Ghana will focus on reconciliation, visiting cities and sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

19 January 2017

Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

19 January 2017

Nigerian Christian refugees killed in air strike error

Christian refugees mistakenly killed by Nigerian air force targetting Islamists 

18 January 2017

Abp Thabo speaks out on "crisis" at universities in South Africa

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Magkoba, has described the challenge of building a healthy education system as a critical priority.

16 January 2017

Unity prayers to recall the Reformation and celebrate reconciliation

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated worldwide from 18-25 January, will be hosted this year by the Council of Christian Churches in Germany. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen in Deutschland

13 January 2017

God provides refuge in face of persecution, Archbishop says

The Archbishop of Jos, in Nigeria, has spoken about how Christians in northern Nigeria are finding refuge in God “in the face of turbulence, persecution and wickedness”.

12 January 2017

CUAC induct Chennai chaplain as its second Distinguished Fellow

The Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion network has inducted the Revd Dr Spurgeon Maher as its second Distinguished Fellow.

11 January 2017

Rape as a weapon of war: Congo Anglicans providing care for victims

A new peace centre is Bunia is providing care to girls and women who have been raped as part of the ongoing conflict in the region.

21 December 2016

Anglican Church of Burundi to plant 10 million trees in five years

The planting of trees to mark special occasions is an increasingly popular practice in many areas of southern and central Africa.

19 December 2016

Starving communities in Africa reduced to eating toxic locusts

People have been reduced to eating toxic locusts as a result of the food shortages affecting Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe. 

15 December 2016

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Archbishop Justin Welby’s New Year Message

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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.

Primates’ Christmas Messages

A collection of Christmas Messages released by the Primates of the Anglican Communion.