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Archbishop of Canterbury says a reconciled Church can dispel the “fear of the ‘other’”

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken of the danger that “fear of the other” poses to “Christian witness and presence”.

06 June 2018

Bishop of Loughborough elected Vice President of European ecumenical group

Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani, the Bishop of Loughborough, has been elected Vice President of the Conference of European Churches.

05 June 2018

Anglicans join global wave of solidarity after Palm Sunday Coptic bombings

Anglican leaders have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches.

11 April 2017

Pan-European church groups endorse Season of Creation

A trio of pan-European church bodies have endorsed the upcoming World Day of Prayer for Creation and the Season of Creation that follows it.

30 August 2016

Church leaders respond to martyrdom of Father Jacques Hamel

Church leaders have been responding to yesterday’s murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel.

27 July 2016

EU referendum: Statement by CEC President, Bishop Christopher Hill

Following yesterday’s referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, Bishop Christopher Hill, President of the Conference of European Churches, has issued this statement.

24 June 2016

Assassination attempt on Syriac Orthodox Church Patriarch

The former Bishop of the Church of England’s Diocese of Guildford, the Rt Revd Christopher Hill, has condemned an assassination attempt on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Karim of the Syriac Orthodox Church.

22 June 2016

Ecumenical body consults on a new vision for Europe

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) has launched a consultation on the future shape of the continent and the role played in it by the churches. 

21 June 2016

Churches provide humanitarian corridor giving safe passage for refugees

Churches across the globe have spoken out in support of migrants on a day which has been designated by the United Nations as International Migrants Day.

18 December 2015

Conference of European Churches appoint new General Secretary

The Conference of European Churches – a European-wide ecumenical body which includes the Church of England, Church in Wales, Church of Ireland and the Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal (the Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain) – has appointed a priest from the Orthodox Church of Finland – Father Heikki Huttunen – as their new General Secretary.

13 October 2015

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Clearing the mines from Qasr el-Yahud

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.