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Lambeth Palace gathering to strengthen religious liberty as Commonwealth leaders meet

Parliamentarians and religious leaders from around the Commonwealth will meet to discuss ways to strengthen religious liberty.

23 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury’s “relationships” task group plans Season of Repentance and Prayer

A season of repentance and prayer is being considered by the Task Group established to restore relationships in the Anglican Communion.

23 March 2018

Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Faith groups have huge potential to live and work for justice in communities, the ACO’s director for women in Church and Society said.

23 March 2018

Anglican Church of Southern Africa seeks to “act more effectively” to abuse allegations

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has asked bishops in Southern Africa to establish diocesan advisory teams to handle allegations of abuse.

22 March 2018

Anglicans and evangelical groups work to build a Creation Care movement in southern Africa

The Green Anglicans network in southern Africa is partnering with a number of ecumenical group to create a regional Creation Care movement.

20 March 2018

Anglican Church of Rwanda inaugurates new £250,000 cathedral in Gasabo

The outgoing Primate of Rwanda, Archbishop Onesphore Rwaje, has inaugurated a new 300 million Rwandan Franc cathedral in Gasabo.

20 March 2018

Archbishop Justin Welby urges Commonwealth leaders to have “the courage to dream big”

Abp Justin Welby has spoken of his hopes that Commonwealth heads of government will have “the courage to dream big” at next month for their biennial meeting.

19 March 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has been installed as Prior of the Order of St John in South Africa, by Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester.

19 March 2018

Two children killed in machete attack on Anglican school in Nigeria

Two children have died after being attacked by a man wielding a machete at St John’s Anglican Primary School in Agodo, Ogun State.

16 March 2018

Anglican Churches bring “unheard voices of women” to inter-governmental meeting

Heads of Government from the 53 members of the Commonwealth will benefit from the wisdom of “unheard voices of women”.

15 March 2018


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.