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Coptic Pope opens new Anglican media centre

A new media centre for the Anglican Diocese of Egypt has been officially opened by Pope Tawadros II, leader of the Coptic Orthodox Church.

02 October 2017

Horn of Africa Bishop, Grant LeMarquand, to step down

The Bishop of the Horn of Africa, Grant LeMarquand, is to step down at the end of October because of the ill-health of his wife, Dr Wendy LeMarquand.

03 August 2017

Ordination of the first deaf Minister in the Diocese of Egypt

Archbishop Mouneer Anis has, for the first time, ordained a deaf person as a deacon. The Revd Clement Alfons was ordained at All Saints Cathedral in Zamalek. Many from the deaf community in Egypt came to witness the occasion.

03 May 2017

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

Egyptian Anglicans in peace building partnership with Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Diocese of Egypt has announced a partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in art, science, culture, peace-building, dialogue and the combating of extremism.

20 January 2017

Archbishop Justin Welby in London vigil for Coptic bomb victims

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, took part in a vigil at Westminster Abbey last night in honour of the victims of Sunday’s bomb attack on the Coptic Cathedral compound in Cairo.

15 December 2016

Diocese of Egypt's legal recognition case adjourned

A court in Egypt has postponed a hearing to determine whether the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt can regain its independence.

01 November 2016

Bishop of Egypt calls on Anglicans to pray and advocate after hostile takeover

Archbishop Mouneer Anis has called on Anglicans to pray and advocate with Egyptian authorities after a court effectively subsumed the diocese into a separate denominational body.

27 October 2016

Imams and Priests celebrate the Together for Egypt project

On Tuesday evening (10 December) over 200 Imams and Priests gathered to celebrate at the conclusion of the three-year Together for Egypt program and receive certificates of completion.

10 December 2015

Anglican Archbishops meet with Coptic Pope and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar

In significant meetings in Cairo last week alliances were formed for peace between Muslims and Christians in Sudan, South Sudan and Malaysia. The Primate of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Archbishop Mouneer Anis, organised meetings between Anglican leaders and the Grand Iman of Al-Azhar – the renowned Islamic university, mosque and centre in Cairo – and the Coptic Pope.

10 November 2015

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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.