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Church of England anti-slavery initiative wins government backing

The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery programme, the Clewer Initiative.

17 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury boosts links to the Commonwealth of Nations

Archbishop Justin Welby has appointed a Special Representative to the Commonwealth – a network of 52 nations – many former British colonies.

16 October 2017

Church called to be “reconciled reconcilers” at launch of international peacemakers movement

Christians should be “reconciled reconcilers”, the Archbishop of Canterbury said as he launched a new “Reconciling Leaders Network”.

12 October 2017

Anglican primates leave Canterbury “refreshed and renewed” after “best” Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of 33 Anglican provinces are returning to their home churches “refreshed and renewed” after this week’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury.

06 October 2017

Archbishop’s “profound sense of shame” over Church abuse failings

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of his “profound sense of shame” over church-based abuse of children and vulnerable adults.

04 October 2017

Archbishop Welby “taken aback” by Las Vegas prayer criticism

Archbishop Justin Welby said he was “taken aback” by criticism of Presiding Bishop Michael Currys prayers for the victims of the Las Vegas shooting.

03 October 2017

Scottish Episcopal Church Primus briefs primates on same-sex marriage decision

Anglican primates have discussed the decision by the Scottish Episcopal Church to change their marriage cannon to permit same-sex marriage. 

03 October 2017

Community of St Anselm celebrates third intake

The third intake of young people committing to spend “a year in God’s time” as part of the Community of St Anselm have been commissioned.

26 September 2017

Archbishop Justin excited by prospect of “extraordinary” Primates’ Meeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been speaking of his excitement at the prospect of next month’s Primates’ Meeting. 

20 September 2017

Archbishop Justin Welby joins new UN advisory board on mediation

The Archbishop of Canterbury is one of 18 global leaders and experts on a new United Nations High Level Advisory Board on Mediation.

18 September 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.