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“Don’t forget us” – orphaned girl’s plea leads to film and book of poems

A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 

19 September 2017

A small Episcopal church’s welcome to refugees hits the movie screens

The true story of how a group of Burmese refugees helped to save an Episcopal church in Tennessee has been turned into a movie.

17 August 2017

Crucified migrants sculpture highlights the plight of refugees

St Paul’s Cathedral in Bendigo, in the Australian state of Victoria, is displaying an artwork depicting crucified migrants in the run-up to Easter.

12 April 2017

Westminster Abbey commissions The Queen’s Window

Westminster Abbey is to mark the reign of Queen Elizabeth II with a new stained glass window, designed by acclaimed British artist David Hockney.

24 November 2016

Hollywood actor charts "abused and abandoned" girls' poetic journey

An orphanage for girls, started 25 years ago by the US-based Episcopal Church in the murder capital of the world, is the subject of a new film backed by Hollywood star James Franco.

22 November 2016

Britain's Royal Mint turns to bishop for Christmas coin design

Britain’s Royal Mint has produced the UK’s first-ever Christmas coin – and has turned to the Church in Wales’ Bishop of St Asaph, Gregory Cameron, for its design.

19 October 2016

New screening for 100-year-old Great War film

Belfast’s St Anne’s Cathedral will be the spectacular setting for a new screening of a 100-year-old silent film that depicts the horror of World War I.

06 September 2016

US cathedral takes aim at gun violence

Christ Church Cathedral in Cincinnati, Ohio, has placed a large mural on its southern façade in response to gun violence in the city which has cost the lives of seven people this month.

31 August 2016

Church-sponsored play about a refugee in line for national awards

A Church-of-England sponsored play about the plight of a refugee stuck in France while trying to reach the UK has been nominated for two prestigious awards.

22 August 2016

Kenyan churches join Colour in Faith project

A number of churches, mosques and other religious temples in Kenya are being painted yellow as part of an initiative to bring people of different faiths together.

17 August 2016

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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