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Hong Kong’s Christian lawyers gather for eve-of-year prayer service with chief justices

Hong Kong’s Court of Appeal and High Court Chief Justices attended a prayer service last week as the legal year got underway.

16 January 2018

Zambia’s churches urge an “ongoing process” to bring peace and justice to Zambia

The three church mother-bodies in Zambia have called for an “ongoing process and effort” to bring peace and justice to Zambia.

11 January 2018

World Council of Churches begins its Platinum anniversary with celebration in China

The World Council of Churches has begun a year of celebrations to mark its 70th anniversary with a visit to China by an official delegation.

08 January 2018

Nigerian Primate predicts positive future despite ongoing violence

“Do not be vengeful” - Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s New Year Message as as armed gangs shoot 17 churchgoers dead in Rivers State.

03 January 2018

Irish churches look ahead to visit by Pope Francis with plea to protect families

Irish Church leaders issue call to protect vulnerable families from hardship ahead of Pope Francis’s visit for the World Meeting of Families.

02 January 2018

Anglican primate welcomes new Roman Catholic colleague

The Anglican Primate of Mexico has welcomed the appointment of Cardinal Carlos Aguiar Retes as the Roman Catholic Primate of Mexico.

22 December 2017

A Joint Christmas Message from Archbishops Richard Clarke and Eamon Martin

A Joint Christmas Message from Archbishops Richard Clarke and Eamon Martin, the Anglican and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Armagh.

20 December 2017

Canadian Anglicans and United Church discuss mutual recognition of ministers and ministry

The mutual recognition of ministers by the Anglican and United Churches in Canada is the focus of dialogue between the two Churches.

20 December 2017

A Christmas Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem

A Christmas Message from the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, including Archbishop Suheil Dawani.

18 December 2017

Asian ecumenical group describes “grave human rights violations” in West Papua

A pastoral team from the Christian Conference of Asia are reporting “grave human rights violations and repression” of West Papuans.

12 December 2017

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Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.

Christmas messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Christmas Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.