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Archbishop of Canterbury convenes high-level Commonwealth freedom of religion discussion

Parliamentarians and religious leaders from 11 countries gathered at Lambeth Palace for two-days of discussions on religious freedom.

19 April 2018

African young people urged to take a lead

About 300 African young people gathered at the CAPA Continental Youth Congress last week to discuss how they can be active in development. 

18 April 2018

Faith leaders call for urgent climate change action at Commonwealth heads of government meeting

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and other faith leaders urge Commonwealth heads to turn “words into action” on climate change.

18 April 2018

Funerals held as 157 victims of the Genocide in Rwanda buried in Ruhanga memorial

Recently discovered victims of the Rwandan Genocide have been buried in a former Anglican Church, which has been turned into a memorial.

18 April 2018

Archbishop of Kenya urges electoral reform and new commissioners

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit has called for the speedy appointment of new electoral commissioners and electoral reforms in Kenya.

17 April 2018

Archbishop of Kenya speaks out against politician’s polygamy suggestion

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit rejects the statements of MP Gathoni Wamuchomba who suggested that men marry several wives.

12 April 2018

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

The President of Nigeria held a meeting today with Archbishop of Canterbury and the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

11 April 2018

University investigating “sex for pass” claims against Anglican professor

A university in Nigeria investigates claims that an Anglican priest and university professor demanded sex from a female student to pass.

11 April 2018

Anglican Communion to play active role in next week’s Commonwealth leaders’ meeting

Preparations are almost complete for the biennial meeting of leaders from 53 countries in the Commonwealth of Nations in London.

10 April 2018

Pioneer missionary bishop Shannon Mallory dies after Leukaemia illness

A missionary who became the first bishop of the Dioceses of Botswana in Central Africa, and El Camino Real in the US, has died.

09 April 2018

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Bishop Ellinah on ending gender-based violence

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

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.