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Bishops condemn abuse of police power in state-attacks on universities in Brazil

Bishops in Brazil have spoken out against police abuse of power after the Rector of the Federal University of Santa Catarina killed himself.

12 December 2017

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

19 October 2017

Vídeo: o arcebispo Francisco de Assis da Silva, do Brasil, esperanças para a reunião dos Primazes 2017

Vídeo: o arcebispo Francisco de Assis da Silva, do Brasil, esperanças para a reunião dos Primazes 2017

O Primado do Brasil, o Arcebispo Francisco de Assis da Silva, esperanças para a reunião dos Primazes de 2 a 6 de outubro e fala da importância de combater o tráfico humano.

28 September 2017

Video: Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva of Brazil looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Video: Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva of Brazil looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva looks ahead to the 2-6 October Primates' Meeting and speaks of the importance of tackling human trafficking. 

21 September 2017

Primates’ Christmas Message: Bishop Francisco de Assis da Silva

A Christmas message by the Primate of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil), Bishop Francisco de Assis da Silva.

22 December 2016

Archbishop welcomes Olympic sportspeople but criticises organisers

The Primate of Brazil has given a warm welcome to the athletes and visitors of the 2016 Olympic Games, while criticising the games’ administrators for serious mismanagement.

11 August 2016

Brazil seeks Canada's "knowledge" on indigenous advocacy

The Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil is learning from the Anglican Church of Canada’s experience of ministry with indigenous people.

27 July 2016

Primate of Brazil mobilises to "reclaim our democracy"

The Primate of Brazil has criticised the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff and warned of a growing social movement to “reclaim” the country’s democracy. The Most Revd Francisco De Assis Da Silva had previously criticised the impeachment process. Today he described the process as “a show of sad cynicism”.

17 May 2016

President Dilma Rousseff retains the support of Brazilian Anglicans

Anglicans in Brazil are continuing to stand-by the country’s embattled President, Dilma Rousseff, claiming that attempts to impeach her are a right-wing attempt to scupper her party’s endeavours to support Brazil’s poor and marginalised.

29 April 2016

Primate urges rule of law in Brazil's corruption crisis

The Primate of Brazil, the Most Revd Francisco De Assis da Silva, has appealed for calm in the country as continuing protests take place about alleged government corruption. Archbishop Francisco said that the protests “must not pass the limits of constitutional rights and liberties” and that the allegations must be dealt with through the law.

23 March 2016

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

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.