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New Anglican Inter Faith Commission begins work with meeting in Cairo

Members of the Anglican Communion’s new Inter Faith Commission will gather for their first meeting next week, in Cairo, Egypt.

16 February 2018

Malaysian ecumenical umbrella group calls for release of Pastor Raymond Koh

The umbrella ecumenical group in Malaysia has called for the release of Pastor Raymond Koh, who was abducted one year ago today.

13 February 2018

The official name for Pancake Day is Shrove Tuesday. But what is it?

Celebrated the day before Ash Wednesday, Shrove Tuesday (also called “Pancake Day”) is the final day before the 40-day period of Lent.

13 February 2018

Church aids relief effort after 6.4 Magnitude earthquake strikes Taiwan’s Hualien county

Officials say 17 people died following last week’s Magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Hualien, east Taiwan, as rescue efforts are called off.

12 February 2018

Tributes paid to Pakistan human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir who died yesterday

The Christian Conference of Asia has paid tribute to the internationally renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir.

12 February 2018

Anglican leaders echo Pope Francis’ call for day of prayer and fasting for peace

Anglican leaders have endorsed Pope Francis’ call for an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting peace in Congo and South Sudan.

08 February 2018

Lent Resources: West Malaysia reflects from the Psalms to the Foot of the cross

The Diocese of West Malaysia has produced daily reflections in English and Chinese for use from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday.

06 February 2018

Newly appointed Anglican bishops attend induction week at Canterbury Cathedral

A group of 33 recently-appointed bishops is spending a week at the Anglican Communion’s mother church as part of a global induction.

06 February 2018

Sri Lankan bishop calls for political code of conduct after parliamentary fracas

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of Colombo has called on Sri Lanka’s politicians to adopt of a code of conduct for parliamentarians.

05 February 2018

Royal visitors for Anglican Trinity College in Kandy, Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan Anglican school founded by a Church Missionary Society priest in 1872 was visited by the Earl of Wessex this week.

02 February 2018

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Why the US-based Episcopal Church needs world Anglicanism

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Lent Resources from around the Anglican Communion

A collection of resources for Lent from the provinces, networks and agencies of the Anglican Communion and partner organisations.

Bishop of Maridi elected to lead the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Bishop Justin Badi Arama has been elected as the new Primate of the Church of South Sudan, to succeed Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul.