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Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, becomes most senior female bishop in House of Lords

The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.

24 May 2018

Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female archbishop

The Bishop of New Westminster, Melissa Skelton, has been elected as Archbishop of the internal province of British Columbia and Yukon.

15 May 2018

Australian and Irish bishops issue separate statements on same-sex relationships

Australian bishops respond to legalisation of same-sex marriage; Irish bishops say there is “little appetite” for more discussions on sexuality.

15 May 2018

A new dawn as the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil consecrates its first female Bishop

Bishop Marinez Bassotto, the first woman to serve as an Anglican bishop in south America, has been consecrated in Brazil’s Amazon diocese.

27 April 2018

Anglican bishops join other faith leaders to criticise British “two-child” welfare cap

Sixty bishops have joined other faith leaders to criticise a British government cap on the number of children counted for welfare purposes.

06 April 2018

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

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Bishop of London Sarah Mullally introduced to House of Lords

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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.