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From Alaska to Zululand, Anglicans act ecumenically in the Season of Creation

Anglicans have taken part in a wide variety of events to mark the ecumenical Season of Creation, which runs from 1 September to 4 October.

19 October 2017

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

19 October 2017

UK Christians and Jews celebrate 75 years of inter-faith relations

Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin has used a speech to the Council of Christians and Jews to talk about how people encounter “the other.”

18 October 2017

Former Bishop of Chester implicated in abuse allegations

Cheshire Constabulary has published a report detailing abuse allegations against Bishop Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester.

17 October 2017

Church of England anti-slavery initiative wins government backing

The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery programme, the Clewer Initiative.

17 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury boosts links to the Commonwealth of Nations

Archbishop Justin Welby has appointed a Special Representative to the Commonwealth – a network of 52 nations – many former British colonies.

16 October 2017

Official Anglican – Oriental Orthodox dialogue group to meet in Dublin

Theologians from Anglican and Oriental Orthodox churches will meet in Dublin, Ireland, next week for the next round of official dialogue.

16 October 2017

Bishop Nigel Stock named as Chaplain to the 2020 Lambeth Conference

The former Bishop at Lambeth, Nigel Stock, has joined the Lambeth 2020 Design Group as Chaplain to the Lambeth Conference.

13 October 2017

God’s Church for God’s World: 2020 Lambeth Conference takes shape

The group tasked with designing the next Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops has been meeting this week to continue their preparations.

13 October 2017

Church called to be “reconciled reconcilers” at launch of international peacemakers movement

Christians should be “reconciled reconcilers”, the Archbishop of Canterbury said as he launched a new “Reconciling Leaders Network”.

12 October 2017

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

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.