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125 Years of the Society of the Sacred Advent

Two Anglican schools in Australia have celebrated a century and a quarter of ministry by sisters of the Anglican Society of the Sacred Advent. 

20 March 2017

Australian Primate issues statement on Royal Commission

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has issued a statement, as the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse begins its final hearing with the Anglican Church in Sydney.

17 March 2017

Bishop Thompson of Newcastle in Australia announces resignation

The Anglican Bishop of the diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, Greg Thompson has announced his resignation.

16 March 2017

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

Episcopal Bishop stresses importance of close ties with China

Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, of the US based Episcopal Church has met leaders of the Protestant Christian Church in China and government officials, during his first official visit as presiding bishop and primate to Asia and Southeast Asia.

07 March 2017

Anglican Primates of Oceania speak out on climate change

The Anglican Primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia,  have warned of the threat to their region from climate change.

07 March 2017

Bishop Michael Curry says Hong Kong represents the Anglican way of being in partnership

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, of the US based Episcopal Church, has paid tribute to a “growing” Anglican church in Hong Kong, during his first official visit to the Anglican Province of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui.

06 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

Interfaith prayers for the peace of Jerusalem to be held in Melbourne as Israeli PM visits

An interfaith gathering will come together at St Paul’s Cathedral in Melbourne on Thursday to coincide with the first visit to Australia of a serving Prime Minister of Israel, Mr Benjamin Netanyahu.

22 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

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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.