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Church could appoint Climate Commissioner after Synod motion

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia is set to appoint a Climate Commissioner as it continues to fight climate change.

18 May 2018

Six Anglican churches in Christchurch shortlisted for post-earthquake heritage awards

More than half the finalists in an award for earthquake-related preservation of heritage buildings in Christchurch are Anglican churches.

16 May 2018

Australian and Irish bishops issue separate statements on same-sex relationships

Australian bishops respond to legalisation of same-sex marriage; Irish bishops say there is “little appetite” for more discussions on sexuality.

15 May 2018

Anglican Church in New Zealand opens the door to blessing same-sex relationships

The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has agreed to allow churches in New Zealand to bless same sex relationships.

09 May 2018

Global Christian Forum urges Christians to take up the challenge of “Mutual Love”

A significant ecumenical gathering has called on Christians around the world to take up together the challenges of peace, unity and discipleship.

08 May 2018

Message to the Churches from the Third Global Gathering of Global Christian Forum, Bogota, Colombia

The text of a Message to the Churches from participants of the Third Global Gathering of Global Christian Forum in Bogota, Colombia.

08 May 2018

Christians across the world join together to pray “Thy Kingdom Come”

Christians around the world are pledging to mark the time between Ascension and Pentecost by prayering: “Thy Kingdom Come”

03 May 2018

Informal group of Anglican – Roman Catholic theologians discusses “new layers of unity”

An officially-sanctioned dialogue between Anglican and Roman Catholic theologians discussed “the difficult question of Anglican Orders.”

01 May 2018

New Zealand Primate Don Tamihere installed during Maori service in Gisborne

Archbishop Don Tamihere, the youngest primate in the Anglican Communion, was installed leader of the Maori Anglican Church on Saturday.

30 April 2018

Compass Rose Society confirm million-dollar Lambeth Conference scholarship scheme

An international charity that supports the Anglican Communion will help bishops from poorer countries attend the 2020 Lambeth Conference.

27 April 2018

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the Royal Wedding

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.