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Brazil’s Anglican Church changes its canons to permit same-sex marriage

The General Synod of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil has approved changes to its canons to permit same-sex marriages in churches.

04 June 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

The 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council confirmed for Hong Kong in Spring 2018

The 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council will take place in Hong Kong from Sunday 28 April 2019, it was confirmed today.

28 March 2018

Archbishop Hiltz: “There will always be a relationship between the Church of Canada and Cuba”

The Church of Canada will continue to relate with the church in Cuba even if it becomes a diocese of the US-based Episcopal Church.

08 March 2018

Primate of Brazil calls for men and women to fight together for gender equality

Bishop Francisco, Primate of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brasil has called on men and women to work together for gender equality.

08 March 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 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

A Christmas Message from Primate Bishop Francisco De Assis Da Silva

A Christmas Message from Primate Bishop Francisco De Assis Da Silva of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil

22 December 2017

Bishops condemn abuse of police power in state-attacks on universities in Brazil

Bishops in Brazil have spoken out against police abuse of power after the Rector of the Federal University of Santa Catarina killed himself.

12 December 2017

Joining together in Latin America to combat modern slavery and human trafficking

The Anglican Alliance and Salvation Army convened a Latin-American workshop on human trafficking in Brasilia last week.

12 December 2017

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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.