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Archbishop of Cape Town calls on churches to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba is asking churches in his province to take part in next year’s Thy Kingdom Come global prayer initiative.

28 November 2017

Former Archbishop of Canterbury invites faith leaders to join 16-Days of Activism

Rowan Williams gives his backing to the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in a video message for Christian Aid.

27 November 2017

Archbishop calls for Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission in Zimbabwe

Archbishop John Sentamu has called for a Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission to deal with past injustices in Zimbabwe.

27 November 2017

Church of Uganda in race to end gender-based violence

Archbishop Stanley Ntagali will be the lead runner in a race designed to raise awareness of gender-based violence (GBV) next month.

24 November 2017

Richness and challenges for “A Communion within the Communion”

The challenges and opportunities facing Portuguese-speaking Anglican Churches has been the focus of the Lusophone Network conference.

23 November 2017

Riqueza e desafios para a “comunhão dentro da comunhão”

Os desafios e as oportunidades que enfrentam as Igrejas anglicanas de língua portuguesa tem sido o foco da conferência da Rede Lusófona.

23 November 2017

Episcopal delegation to COP23 encouraged by talk of taking action on climate change

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church have spent two weeks providing a faith-presence at the UN climate change summit.

22 November 2017

Mothers’ Union use 16-Days to Break the Silence, Lift the Shame, and Shift the Blame

Archbishop Welby urges Christians to “stand up and speak out for justice” in support of an MU campaign against gender-based violence.

21 November 2017

Global online advent calendar opens the door to prayer for fourth successive year

The online advent calendar AdventWord, which draws together people’s prayers and meditations around a daily theme, is to operate again.

21 November 2017

Zimbabwe, the Jewel of Africa, will sparkle again, says Bishop of Harare

Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the on-going political situation in Zimbabwe.

16 November 2017

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.