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Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury urges British government to intervene on violence in Nigeria

Archbishop Justin Welby has asked the British government to support Nigeria to find a solution to the increasing violence in the country.

17 July 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury makes a pastoral call after deadly Nigeria attack

Archbishop Justin phoned the Archbishop of Jos, Benjamin Kwashi, after an armed attack on his home in which a neighbour was shot dead.   

 

04 July 2018

Groundbreaking document released on how Anglicans and Roman Catholics can learn from each other

Statement by commission for dialogue between Roman Catholic and Anglican churches seen as "important step" on pilgrimage towards fuller unity in Christ.

04 July 2018

Global South theologians reflect on evangelism throughout the Anglican Communion

Theologians have met to discuss how the Anglican Communion engages in evangelism in preparation for the Lambeth Conference in 2020.

28 June 2018

Celebrations held to mark intra-provincial diocesan companion links

Some long-established companion links between dioceses in the Anglican Communion are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

22 June 2018

Pope Francis: walking together is “an act of obedience to the Lord and love for our world”

Pope Francis has given a strong message about the ecumenical journey during a visit to the World Council of Churches’ HQ in Geneva.

21 June 2018

Across the world, Anglicans are working to provide support and care for refugees

Today – 20 June – is World Refugee Day, when the world is called to remember the millions of individuals fleeing their countries as refugees.

20 June 2018

Swaziland Diocese holds on to environmental awards

The Diocese of Swaziland and a young Anglican have held on to two national environmental awards that were first awarded in 2016.

19 June 2018

CMS-Africa appoints Canon Moses Bushendich as new international director

The Anglican mission agency CMS-Africa has appointed Canon Moses Bushendich as its new international director, based in Nairobi.

18 June 2018

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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