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From Alaska to Zululand, Anglicans act ecumenically in the Season of Creation

Anglicans have taken part in a wide variety of events to mark the ecumenical Season of Creation, which runs from 1 September to 4 October.

19 October 2017

Congo Bishop expresses sadness at break-in

The Bishop of Bakavu in DR Congo, Rt Revd Sylvestre Bahati, has spoken of his sadness after thieves broke into the diocesan offices on Friday night.

07 August 2017

Vibrant youth work spreading discipleship in Katanga Diocese, DRC

“It is a great honour to let you know that the youth department supervises about 6000 young people who actively participate in the growth of discipleship in the Anglican diocese of Katanga, within the Province of Congo, writes Raphael Mukendi, the diocesan youth co-ordinator.

20 July 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury in Kenya on last leg of African whistlestop tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the day in Kenya as he concludes his visit to a number of  countries in the region. He met the Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, who was elected last year as  well as provincial staff.

22 February 2017

Rape as a weapon of war: Congo Anglicans providing care for victims

A new peace centre is Bunia is providing care to girls and women who have been raped as part of the ongoing conflict in the region.

21 December 2016

New study explores growth and decline in the Anglican Communion

A new academic study into growth and decline in the Anglican Communion will be marked by a day conference and the publication of a new book.

15 November 2016

Large crowds witness installation of new Archbishop of Congo

A host of dignitaries were present at the installation of the new Archbishop of Congo yesterday.

12 September 2016

Bishop Masimango Katanda elected Archbishop of Congo

The Bishop of Kindu, Masimango Katanda, has today been elected as the next Primate and Archbishop of the Province de L'Eglise Anglicane Du Congo.

11 July 2016

Plans for peace-making centre for DRC youth

A centre to encourage peace and reconciliation among young people is to be built in the heart of a country racked by conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

02 June 2016

Episcopal Church's "season of prayer" for Anglicans facing violence and civil strife.

The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, has called on his members to hold a season of prayer for regions of the Anglican Communion which are experiencing violence and civil strife. “In this season of Resurrection, I call on everyone to pray for our brothers and sisters in areas where there is much burden and little hope,” Bishop Curry said.

30 March 2016

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A decade of growth in the Horn of Africa

Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.