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Archbishop of Canterbury intervenes in Anglo-American diplomatic Twitter row

In a rare political intervention, Archbishop Justin Welby has criticised US President Donald Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos.

30 November 2017

Anglican conference centre opens in the heart of Cairo

The Diocese of Egypt has opened its new All Saints’ Garden Conference Centre in Zamalek, an island in the middle of the River Nile.

29 November 2017

Church bells ring out in solidarity with Muslim victims of North Sinai mosque bomb

Church bells rang out across Egypt on Saturday in solidarity with Muslims following a terror attack on the al-Rawda mosque in North Sinai.

27 November 2017

Anglican and Lutheran leaders speak out against Niqab ban

The bishops of Montreal and Quebec have joined the Lutheran bishop of the Eastern Synod to oppose a new provincial law that bans the Niqab.

03 November 2017

Gulf Anglican leaders attend Middle East co-existence conference

Anglican clergy from the UAE joined the country's minister for tolerance at an international conference on religious tolerance in the Middle East.

02 November 2017

Archbishop Welby’s comment leads to development of African solar project

A comment made by the Archbishop of Canterbury during a visit to Jerusalem has resulted in a pioneering green energy project in Africa.

01 November 2017

Pakistan politician says non-Muslims should not be treated as a minority

The leader of Pakistan’s Jamat-e-Islami political party, Senator Siraj ul Haq, has said that non-Muslims should not be referred to as minorities.

26 October 2017

Burundi’s faith leaders renew commitment to peace and reconciliation

Burundi’s religious leaders are urging their government and the international community to strengthen efforts for peace and reconciliation.

20 October 2017

UK Christians and Jews celebrate 75 years of inter-faith relations

Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin has used a speech to the Council of Christians and Jews to talk about how people encounter “the other.”

18 October 2017

Global Anglican commission to tackle inter-religious tensions

A new global commission to tackle inter-faith tensions has been launched by the Anglican Communion at the end of its 2017 Primates’ Meeting.

06 October 2017

 

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

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.