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Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

19 January 2017

Archbishop Brown Turei laid to rest overlooking New Zealand's Whangaparao Bay

Traditional Maori farewell for the Anglican Communion's oldest Primate

16 January 2017

Unity prayers to recall the Reformation and celebrate reconciliation

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, celebrated worldwide from 18-25 January, will be hosted this year by the Council of Christian Churches in Germany. Arbeitsgemeinschaft Christlicher Kirchen in Deutschland

13 January 2017

CUAC induct Chennai chaplain as its second Distinguished Fellow

The Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion network has inducted the Revd Dr Spurgeon Maher as its second Distinguished Fellow.

11 January 2017

Archbishop Brown Turei dies at 92

Archbishop Brown Turei, who was the leader of Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa, and one of the three leaders of the Anglican Church in these islands, has died.

10 January 2017

Decision on future of Christchurch Cathedral delayed

The future of the partially-demolished earthquake-ravaged cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, remains uncertain after an expected pre-Christmas announcement was delayed.

23 December 2016

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Ian Earnest and Cardinal Maurice E Piat

Joint Christmas Message from Archbishop Ian Ernest and Cardinal Maurice E Piat, Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders on Mauritius in the Indian Ocean.

23 December 2016

Security services foil Christmas Day cathedral terror plot

Police and security services in Australia say that they have foiled a Christmas Day terror attack that had been planned against Melbourne’s Anglican Cathedral.

23 December 2016

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Philip Richardson

A Christmas message on behalf of the three Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Archbishop Philip Richardson.

22 December 2016

Archbishop of Perth retires early after safeguarding failings

The Archbishop of Perth, Roger Herft, is to take early retirement, he said yesterday (Thursday).

16 December 2016

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Archbishop Justin Welby’s New Year Message

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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.

Primates’ Christmas Messages

A collection of Christmas Messages released by the Primates of the Anglican Communion.