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Director of next Lambeth Conference appointed

The Anglican Communion has announced the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer for the 2020 Lambeth Conference - Phil George, currently Executive Director of  the New Wine network of churches in the UK.  

22 June 2017

World faith leaders discuss global deforestation at Nobel Peace Centre

Norway has hosted a major gathering of the world’s spiritual and religious traditions to discuss how faith communities can work together to protect rainforests. The meeting, which  took place in the presence of His Majesty King Harald V of Norway, discussed how to activate the collective moral influence of religious communities across the planet.

20 June 2017

Anglican Communion announces appointment of a new representative to the UN

The Social and Public Affairs Adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has been appointed as the new Anglican Communion representative to the United Nations in Geneva. Jack Palmer-White has worked at Lambeth Palace since 2012, initially as parliamentary assistant and then as a policy adviser focusing on marriage and family life, before taking up his current role two years ago.

20 June 2017

Anglican Alliance in joint ecumenical statement for World Refugee Day

The Anglican Alliance has joined a group of 20 Christian organisations in issuing a statement to mark World Refugee Day.

20 June 2017

Church buildings influential in forming young people’s faith

A Church of England Bishop has spoken of the power of church buildings, after research indicated that visits to them have directly contributed to young people turning to faith.

19 June 2017

Children speak at Geneva event about being affected by violence

The World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that Churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children.

19 June 2017

New appeal to fund women as 'agents of change'

A charitable foundation which provides educational grants for Anglican women in the global south, to enhance their Christian ministry, is expanding its fundraising efforts.

14 June 2017

Humanitarian work in Gaza and peace efforts in South Sudan recognised in Archbishop of Canterbury's awards

More than 35 people from around the world have been recognised with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace.

14 June 2017

WCC encourages renewed climate efforts after US withdrawal

Expressing its deep disappointment at US withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Agreement, the WCC has urged renewed commitment by churches and praised local communities and  governments for their reaffirmation of climate commitments.

12 June 2017

Jesus Shaped Life

Four of the co-ordinating group for the “Season of intentional discipleship” set out in short films their hopes for its future and reflect on their meeting in the UK this spring - in English, en Francais, en Espanol, em Portugues.

09 June 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.