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Anglican Alliance hosts conference call to South Sudan amid famine warning

The Anglican Alliance has hosted a conference call with SUDRA, the relief and development arm of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

21 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury prays with new Primate of Burundi at start of African tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been visiting Burundi and Rwanda over the weekend as part of a week-long visit to Africa.

20 February 2017

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury after Synod setback for Bishops' report

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Bishops will go on thinking after the Synod vote on their report on marriage and same sex relationships. 

16 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury calls on churches to be part of "reimagining" a new Britain

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has addressed the rise of far-right politics, the election of President Trump and Britain’s decision to vote to leave the European Union, in his presidential address at the start of the Church of England’s General Synod. 

14 February 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury expresses shock over child migrant change

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is shocked and saddened over a government decision to end a scheme to let unaccompanied migrant children in to the UK. 

10 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury calls on Christians to join global wave of prayer

The Archbishop of Canterbury is encouraging Christians of all denominations to join in with a ten day global prayer initiative “Thy Kingdom Come” from Ascension Day to Pentecost.   

09 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury and Ecumenical Patriarch commit to tackling modern slavery

The Archbishop of Canterbury and His All-Holiness Bartholomew of Constantinople have pledged to fight modern slavery in its various forms.

08 February 2017

Bishop reveals he was beaten as a youth by man at centre of multiple allegations

A Church of England bishop has revealed he is a survivor of alleged abuse by John Smyth, the man at the centre of multiple claims about incidents at Christian summer camps in the 1970s. 

07 February 2017

Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches, in a joint statement reflecting on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

19 January 2017

Abp Justin backs Abp Thabo in church v state row

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has declared his support for the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, in a dispute with the South African president.

04 January 2017

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VIDEO: ‘Let’s treat water as sacred’ – Archbishop of Cape Town

Features 

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.

Primates’ Christmas Messages

A collection of Christmas Messages released by the Primates of the Anglican Communion.