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Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

22 February 2017

Anglican Alliance hosts conference call to South Sudan amid famine warning

The Anglican Alliance has hosted a conference call with SUDRA, the relief and development arm of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

21 February 2017

Ghana reconciliation pilgrimage a "homecoming" says Presiding Bishop

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US-based Episcopal Church has led a reconciliation pilgrimage for bishops and Episcopal Relief & Development supporters to Ghana.

20 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury prays with new Primate of Burundi at start of African tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been visiting Burundi and Rwanda over the weekend as part of a week-long visit to Africa.

20 February 2017

USPG devotes its Lent appeal to the many challenges facing Malawi

The Anglican Church in Malawi is taking a multi-faceted approach to mission - and USPG's Lent appeal is for Malawi. 

17 February 2017

South Sudan bishop accuses army of mass rape and torture

A South Sudanese Anglican Bishop has accused government soldiers of raping women and young girls. The Rt Revd Paul Yugusuk, of the Anglican Diocese of Lomega, quoted by local media, says he's met several women who claim they were raped by government troops.

16 February 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town speaks out about water "inequality"

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world.”

07 February 2017

South Sudan Bishop calls for urgent food and medical supplies

Bishop Emmanuel Murye Modi of the diocese of Kajo-Keji has made an appeal for practical assistance amid ongoing security concerns. 

06 February 2017

Anglican congregations in South Africa being urged to help tackle water shortage

The Anglican Church of South Africa is calling on parishioners to urgently conserve water.  Bishop Margaret Vertue sent out a pastoral letter recently to be read in all parishes in the diocese of False Bay, warning that the situation with water levels has reached a crisis.

06 February 2017

Fire destroys Anglican education secretariat in Nigeria

An electrical fault is the suspected cause of a blaze which destroyed the education secretariat of the Diocese of Gboko in Nigeria last Friday.

03 February 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

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.

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.