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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

Statement by the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide on Royal Commission

The Anglican Diocese of Adelaide has issued a statement in response to a damming report by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Australia.

17 February 2017

Damning verdict on response to child abuse in Australia

Royal Commission examining allegations of child sexual abuse in Australia has delivered a damning verdict on a system which enabled a culture of abuse to flourish.

13 February 2017

Tributes paid following death of Filipino Bishop Esteban Sabawil

Bishop Esteban Sabawil of Northern Luzon in the Episcopal Church of the Philippines, has died at the age of 61, just over a year after being consecrated.

03 February 2017

Australian Bishop calls for asylum seeker amnesty

Bishop Philip Huggins of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne has called on the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, to bring asylum seekers still languishing in offshore detention to Australia.

03 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.