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Zimbabwean Churches’ “Pastoral Statement” includes plea for end to international isolation

The ecumenical body representing Christian churches in Zimbabwe has called for an end to sanctions and international isolation.

06 August 2018

Zimbabwe’s Churches call for calm following post-election violence

Christian leaders in Zimbabwe make ecumenical appeal for calm following post-election violence in which three people have been killed.

03 August 2018

Zimbabwe Council of Churches report peaceful elections in historic presidential poll

Zimbabweans are taking part in their first elections in nearly 40 years without former President Robert Mugabe on the ballot paper.

30 July 2018

Celebrations held to mark intra-provincial diocesan companion links

Some long-established companion links between dioceses in the Anglican Communion are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

22 June 2018

Anticipation mounts in Anglican Communion two years ahead of Lambeth Conference 2020

Archbishops from around the Anglican Communion have been giving their views on the importance of the Lambeth Conference. 

08 June 2018

Joint Anglican-Roman Catholic delegation visits Malawi to celebrate ecumenical school scholarship

A joint Anglican-Roman Catholic delegation visited southern Malawi last week to celebrate the success of an ecumenical scholarship.

31 May 2018

Zambian President calls for Church to “Christianise the nation’s politics”

President Edgar Lungu has expressed his hopes for a violence-free campaign for the Chilanga parliamentary by-election next month.

30 April 2018

Pioneer missionary bishop Shannon Mallory dies after Leukaemia illness

A missionary who became the first bishop of the Dioceses of Botswana in Central Africa, and El Camino Real in the US, has died.

09 April 2018

Diocesan scholarship for first Likomo Island’s first female university student in decades

The only girl to have studied primary and secondary education on Likoma Island has received a scholarship by the diocese of Northern Malawi.

06 April 2018

Anglicans and evangelical groups work to build a Creation Care movement in southern Africa

The Green Anglicans network in southern Africa is partnering with a number of ecumenical group to create a regional Creation Care movement.

20 March 2018

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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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.