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More men urged to join fight against gender-based violence

Advocacy for women’s rights and the fight against gender-based violence is not only a concern for women but crucial for the whole of humanity and more men need to get involved.

12 July 2017

Christians urged to speak out against gender based violence

“The world is calling upon the faith leaders to use their power for justice for the excluded and discriminated against and for the exploited planet earth,” said Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, the deputy general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC).

10 July 2017

Anglican Churches urged to think of seafarers this Sunday

This weekend, on ‘Sea Sunday,’ The Mission to Seafarers (MtS) is asking Anglican churches to celebrate the contribution seafarers make to our everyday lives.

07 July 2017

Christian, Jewish and Muslim students take part in interreligious summer school

As young people from across the world gathered for a three-week Interreligious Summer School at the World Council of Churches (WCC ) Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland

01 July 2017

Latest edition of Anglican World : Archbishop Thabo reflects on ministering to Madiba

The Archbishop of Cape Town has been telling Anglican World magazine how his faith was deepened – by the memorable experience of ministering to Nelson Mandela, in the last few years of the former president’s life. 

30 June 2017

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

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

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.