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Threat of nuclear war “is a sin”, World Council of Churches’ chief tells economic leaders

The Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will take an anti-nuclear message with him when he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow.

22 January 2018

Melbourne bishop defends “fine” South Sudanese over “African-gangs media-frenzy”

Bishop Philip Huggins says the church should do more to support the South Sudanese migrant and refugee community in Victoria state.

18 January 2018

Lambeth Palace event to showcase Anglican primates’ views on the environment

Lambeth Palace will host an event during the Season of Creation in the Autumn showcasing Anglican primates’ views on the environment.

17 January 2018

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, elected to lead Anglican Church in Rwanda

The Bishop of Shyira, Dr Laurent Mbanda, has been elected as the next Archbishop of the Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda.

17 January 2018

“Green-ing my habitat” – young Angolan Anglicans commit to renewing the Earth

The environment was discussed by 100 young Anglicans from Angola as they considered how to connect spirituality and practical life.

17 January 2018

South African diocese rolls out programme to get people talking about racial divide

Port Elizabeth diocese is embarking on a programme to help people to tell their story in a bid to ease racial tensions in South Africa.

16 January 2018

Archbishop Jackson urges Anglican Church of Kenya to embrace social media

Clergy in the Church of Kenya are being trained to use social media ahead of the launch of a new online church to reach young people.

12 January 2018

Zambia’s churches urge an “ongoing process” to bring peace and justice to Zambia

The three church mother-bodies in Zambia have called for an “ongoing process and effort” to bring peace and justice to Zambia.

11 January 2018

Church leaders cancel services in Lusaka in bid to halt cholera outbreak

Church leaders in Zambia have announced that services in parts of the capital should be cancelled to help halt the spread of cholera.

11 January 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges arrest of soldiers accused of rape

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk says the government of South Sudan is not serious about apprehending soldiers who rape women and girls.

11 January 2018

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Bishop of Maridi elected to lead the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Bishop Justin Badi Arama has been elected as the new Primate of the Church of South Sudan, to succeed Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul.

Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.