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Reflecting on Thy Kingdom Come

It’s emerged that churches in eighty five countries participated in Thy Kingdom Come, a prayer initiative between Ascension Day and Pentecost (25th May – 4th June).

07 June 2017

Newly ordained Anglicans and seminarians on fact finding visit to Anglican Communion office

Recently ordained Anglicans and seminarians from fourteen countries have visited the Anglican Communion Office in London to learn about its work through a series of presentations by staff members.

06 June 2017

Anglican green campaigners 'sorrow' at US Paris pullout

The Anglican Communion Environmental Network has added its voice to those condemning President Donald Trump for deciding to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.

05 June 2017

Religious leaders emphasise interfaith harmony for “guaranteed long-term peace”

Interfaith and religious harmony is essential to bring about “guaranteed long-term peace and stability” in Pakistan, senior faith leaders said.

01 June 2017

Churches mobilised as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200

Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding. 

31 May 2017

USPG chief Janette O’Neill to step down

The international Anglican mission agency USPG has announced that its chief executive, Janette O’Neill, is to retire at the end of August.

30 May 2017

Anglicans and Roman Catholics agree statement on ecclesiology

Members of the third-phase of the Anglican - Roman Catholic International Commission (Arcic) have agreed a statement on ecclesiology

30 May 2017

USPG stands with Philippines' church following 'illegal arrest' of bishop

Anglican Mission Agency, the USPG is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as 'the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions’.

26 May 2017

CCA condemns declaration of martial law in Mindanao in southern Philippines

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on Tuesday in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte.

25 May 2017

Religious minorities in Bangladesh "victims of intolerance and persecution"

“Bangladesh’s religious minorities have been facing attacks since the 2014 national election. During the elections, minority-dominated villages were the worst attacked places, where individuals and groups associated with pro-Islamist parties looted and burned properties and residences owned by members of Hindu, Christian and Buddhist religions in different parts of the country.

17 May 2017

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry introduces the Good Book Club

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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.