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Bishop Nigel Stock named as Chaplain to the 2020 Lambeth Conference

The former Bishop at Lambeth, Nigel Stock, has joined the Lambeth 2020 Design Group as Chaplain to the Lambeth Conference.

13 October 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

First female Archbishop elected in Australia

The Right Revd Kay Goldsworthy has been elected Archbishop of Perth, the first woman to hold that office in the Anglican church in Australia.

30 August 2017

Second woman bishop enthroned in Wales

More than 500 people packed into Llandaff Cathedral in Wales at the weekend to welcome their new bishop at her enthronement service.

24 July 2017

Women Bishops speak out on gender justice

The seven female bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.”

02 May 2017

Pioneer English woman priest appointed Bishop in Wales

The Dean of Salisbury, June Osborne, has been announced as the new Bishop of Llandaff, a diocese which serves most of Cardiff, the South Wales Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan.

27 April 2017

Historic election breaks episcopal barrier for black women

A Chicago priest, the Revd Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, has become the first black woman to be elected as a diocesan bishop in the US-based Episcopal Church. 

03 November 2016

Church in Wales appoints first female bishop

The Church in Wales has elected the Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy to be its first female bishop, three years after agreeing to women in the episcopate.

02 November 2016

Canadian bishops shift focus from same-sex marriage to mission

After three years discussing the marriage of same-sex couples, the Canadian House of Bishops intends to shift its focus to “evangelism and discipleship and mission”

04 October 2016

C of E names sexuality reflection group members

The Church of England has confirmed the membership of its new Bishops’ Reflection Group on human sexuality.

19 September 2016

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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.