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Bishop appeals for prayer after attacks on Muslims leads to state of emergency

The senior Anglican bishop in Sri Lanka has spoken out against an outbreak of violence targeting Muslim communities in central Kandy.

14 March 2018

Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia visits Archbishop of Canterbury at Lambeth Palace

Archbishop Justin Welby and Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed religious freedom in Saudia Arabia and the Yemen conflict.

08 March 2018

Bishop of Egypt Mouneer Anis receives Archbishop of Canterbury’s award for peace and reconciliation

The Bishop of Egypt receives an award from Archbishop Justin Welby, for his “invaluable” contribution to the work of peace and reconciliation.

22 February 2018

Quebec Anglicans remember victims of city mosque shooting on first anniversary of attack

Quebec’s Anglican community will be one of six spiritual groups gathering to reflect on last year’s mass shooting at the Grand Mosque.

24 January 2018

Anglican Communion Secretary General discusses Indonesian religious liberty

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has raised the issue of religious freedom during discussions with Indonesian officials.

19 December 2017

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


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.