In an interview at The Episcopal Church's 78th General Convention, the Most Revd Samuel Robert Azariah talks with The Living Church about the Church of Pakistan (United) and how Anglicans can support churches living in a context of persecution.
Bishop Azariah also outlines the need for reconciliation within The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion, and his vision for healing and understanding.
In an interview with the Episcopal News Service, The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry speaks about his priorities for leadership and administration, the role of the church in engaging God’s mission in the world, the state of race relations in the US, the importance of Anglican Communion partnerships, and his commitment to what he calls the Jesus Movement - to go out into the world “to bear witness to the good news of Jesus.”
Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba explains why he fasted for the climate during the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, 1-11 June 2015.
Dr Agnes Abuom, moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee, from the Anglican Church of Kenya reflects on the concept of pilgrimage and the Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace from an African perspective.
“The historical part of this pilgrimage is for us to affirm our identity as children of God, created in the image of God, as we journey with others globally, in search of just peace”, she says.
The concept of pilgrim doesn’t necessarily find an easy linguistic translation in all the languages of her continent, she notes, but thinking about movement, there is an opportunity to seek peace, and transform those structures that perpetuate and enhance injustice.
More on the WCC Pilgrimage of Justice and Peace.
Speaking at a 24-7 Prayer 'Boiler Room' in Guildford, UK, recently, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said that when we meet Jesus in prayer we are 'introduced to our true identity'.
In his talk the Archbishop said: "The question of 'Who am I? Who am I really? What is my true identity...' [is] at the heart of most philosophy; it’s at the heart of most religion of all faiths everywhere; finding who one is – either to escape it, or to be it, or to become it completely, or to change it. And the incredible thing about meeting Jesus [in prayer] is we are introduced to our true identity, and we spend the rest of our lives discovering what that means in practice.”
The Communications team at the Anglican Communion office has produced a short film highlighting the work of directors and staff. It also gives a taste of the work of the Anglican Alliance which is based in the same building in west London.
Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a 20-22 April consultation in Bangkok, Thailand.
How training changed my mind on the need for women in leadership
Being blessed by refugees – the modern-day Ruths
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.
A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Uganda’s then-president, Idi Amin.
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