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Refugees missing from European media reports on migration crisis

A detailed study by an ecumenical group accuses European media of maintaining a “pattern of invisibility” for refugees and migrants.

17 November 2017

Webinar to discuss Churches’ global birth registration campaign

The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.

16 November 2017

Murdered at prayer: US bishops calls church to pray and politicians to act

A group of 70 US bishops has criticised politicians who call people to pray after mass-shootings, while refusing to take action to prevent them.

07 November 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town says “the ANC’s time may have passed”

Time may be coming to an end for the “glorious movement” of the African National Congress, the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, said.

01 November 2017

Melbourne Anglicans urge state government to drop euthanasia bill

The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians in the state of Victoria not to legalise medically assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

25 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

Kenyan bishops call for national dialogue over “political and social crisis”

Kenya’s Anglican bishops have called for a “national dialogue conference” to resolve the “current political and social crisis” in the country.

28 September 2017

Bishops urge “prayerful listening” on race, environment and poverty

The US-based Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops called on Episcopalians to join them in working toward environmental and racial justice.

27 September 2017

US bishops urge continued protection for child migrants

US bishops have used a full-page advert in the New York Times urging political leaders to retain protections for undocumented child migrants.

22 September 2017

Bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offences consultation

The Bishop of Jamaica has called for a clearer definition of rape, equality for male and female victims, and for rape in marriage to be outlawed.

04 August 2017

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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.