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Bishops in England and New Zealand step down to pursue new callings

The Bishop of Christchurch, Victoria Matthews, and the Bishop of Shrewsbury, Mark Rylands, are stepping down to pursue new callings.

19 March 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

Former Church of North India priest chosen to be bishop in the Church of England

Dr John Perumbalath, ordained a priest in the Diocese of Calcutta, has been chosen as the next Bishop of Bradwell in Chelmsford Diocese.

09 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

Scotland’s first female bishop, Anne Dyer, consecrated for Aberdeen & Orkney

The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, Bishop Mark Strange, has consecrated Anne Dyer as the province’s first female bishop.

01 March 2018

Services of lamentation planned after Florida school shooting as church leaders call for action

Services of lamentation are being planned at churches across the US after 17 people students and staff were killed at a Florida high school.

19 February 2018

Newly appointed Anglican bishops attend induction week at Canterbury Cathedral

A group of 33 recently-appointed bishops is spending a week at the Anglican Communion’s mother church as part of a global induction.

06 February 2018

Brazil takes “decisive steps towards gender equality” with election of its first female bishop

The Church of Brazil elects its first female bishop, 34 years after it first paved the way for women to serve in all three ministry orders.

24 January 2018

Primus hits back after open letter criticises the appointment of Scotland’s first female bishop

The Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church hits back after a group of clergy criticise the appointment of Scotland’s first female bishop.

08 January 2018

Former chief nurse Sarah Mullally named as next Bishop of London

A former Chief Nursing Officer for England, Bishop of Crediton Dame Sarah Mullally, has been named as the next Bishop of London.

18 December 2017


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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.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.