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Pocket biographies

The Anglican Communion News Service is producing a series of short biographies of all of the primates in the run up to next month’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury. Every weekday, ACNS will add an extra five – with a small photograph. On ACNS, there will also be a series of videos and blogs from a range of those attending.

22 September 2017

US bishops urge continued protection for child migrants

US bishops have used a full-page advert in the New York Times urging political leaders to retain protections for undocumented child migrants.

22 September 2017

Canadian indigenous church possible by 2019, says primate

The changes to church law needed to create a self-determining spiritual community for indigenous Canadian Anglicans could be made in 2019.

21 September 2017

Prayer urged as natural disasters strike Mexico and Caribbean islands

More than 225 people have died after a large earthquake struck Mexico; and Caribbean islands are being devastated by Hurricane Maria.

20 September 2017

Archbishop Justin excited by prospect of “extraordinary” Primates’ Meeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been speaking of his excitement at the prospect of next month’s Primates’ Meeting. 

20 September 2017

Human Rights award for ACC Standing Committee member

Bishop Jane Alexander will be honoured by the University of Alberta next week for her work in "local and international human rights”.

20 September 2017

“Don’t forget us” – orphaned girl’s plea leads to film and book of poems

A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 

19 September 2017

Canadian partnership strengthens lay training in Cyprus and the Gulf

The Anglican Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf has partnered with a Canadian theological college to accredit its lay training course. 

18 September 2017

Reaching the traumatised after hurricane Irma

Christian agencies are working desperately to help communities across the Caribbean and South-eastern United States devastated by Hurricane Irma

13 September 2017

Hurricane Irma leaves absolute destruction

Harrowing stories of the death and devastation caused by Hurricane Irma are emerging from islands across the Caribbean and US.

12 September 2017

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Features 

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.

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.