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Anglicans' hopes high as UN conference on economic empowerment of women opens

Optimism, enthusiasm and expectation filled the air as Anglican, Episcopal and Mothers' Union delegates from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for the opening day of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on Monday.

14 March 2017

Book launch of "Out of the Depths: Hope in Times of Suffering"

A new book, designed as a theological resource to help those who are undergoing persecution – and to develop a wider understanding of the issue - has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network.

28 February 2017

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

Christmas peace rally promotes the Prince of Peace

Christians from different churches took to the streets of the Pakistani city of Peshawar in December for what the local diocese called a “mega Peace Rally.” 

26 January 2017

Anglicans, Lutherans, Buddhists forge links at Myanmar gathering

Plans for greater links between Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists 

19 January 2017

Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

19 January 2017

New moderator for Church of South India

The Bishop of Madhya Kerala, Thomas Oommen, sets out his vision after election as new moderator of the Church of South India

18 January 2017

Unity prayers to recall the Reformation and celebrate reconciliation

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated worldwide from 18-25 January, will be hosted this year by the Council of Christian Churches in Germany. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen in Deutschland

13 January 2017

Church responds to devastating Cyclone Vardah

Church leaders from the diocese of Madras distributed food parcels and other aid to some of the thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Vardah.

12 January 2017

CUAC induct Chennai chaplain as its second Distinguished Fellow

The Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion network has inducted the Revd Dr Spurgeon Maher as its second Distinguished Fellow.

11 January 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.