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Archbishop of Canterbury convenes high-level Commonwealth freedom of religion discussion

Parliamentarians and religious leaders from 11 countries gathered at Lambeth Palace for two-days of discussions on religious freedom.

19 April 2018

Faith leaders call for urgent climate change action at Commonwealth heads of government meeting

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and other faith leaders urge Commonwealth heads to turn “words into action” on climate change.

18 April 2018

British Anglicans visit Syrian officials hours after Western airstrikes

Former Bishop of Exeter amongst a group of British Christian leaders to visit to officials in Damascus hours after Western airstrikes.

16 April 2018

Missouri faith leaders unite against proposals to ease restrictions on guns in sacred spaces

Faith leaders in Missouri have united against a draft Bill which would make it easier for gun owners to carry weapons in places of worship.

13 April 2018

Archbishop of Wales condemns “Punish a Muslim” social media campaign

Archbishop John Davies has condemned the social media campaign #PunishAMuslim as an incitement to hatred and discrimination.

03 April 2018

Episcopalians gather for Day of Lamentation amid calls for action against gun violence

Student-led demonstrations and events at Episcopal cathedrals and churches across the US marked a month since Florida school shooting.

15 March 2018

Anglican Churches bring “unheard voices of women” to inter-governmental meeting

Heads of Government from the 53 members of the Commonwealth will benefit from the wisdom of “unheard voices of women”.

15 March 2018

US-based Episcopal Church House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end sexual violence

Bishops from the US-based Episcopal Church said they will support moves to end sexual harassment, violence and gender bias.

08 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presses British government on violence in DRC

Justin Welby has used his position as a member of the House of Lords to press the British government on escalating violence in DRC.

07 March 2018

US-based Episcopal Church uses shareholder activism to challenge gun sale practices

After a church-led campaign, major US-retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods won't sell firearm to under-21s, and will stop selling assault weapons.

01 March 2018

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Bishop Ellinah on ending gender-based violence

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

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.