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First female Archbishop elected in Australia

The Right Revd Kay Goldsworthy has been elected Archbishop of Perth, the first woman to hold that office in the Anglican church in Australia.

30 August 2017

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with a new discernment group.

01 August 2017

Young women reflect on living a monastic life

More than 10 months after a group of young women began living with members of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (SSJD)in Toronto, the inaugural Companions on the Way programme is drawing to a close—an experience that left a major impact on sisters and companions alike.

26 July 2017

Second woman bishop enthroned in Wales

More than 500 people packed into Llandaff Cathedral in Wales at the weekend to welcome their new bishop at her enthronement service.

24 July 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

First ever meeting of Mexico's ordained women

Three quarters of the current women priests and deacons in the Anglican Church of Mexico have held a gathering to celebrate the ministry of ordained women in the province.

17 July 2017

More men urged to join fight against gender-based violence

Advocacy for women’s rights and the fight against gender-based violence is not only a concern for women but crucial for the whole of humanity and more men need to get involved.

12 July 2017

First Church of England female bishop from a minority ethnic community

An Iranian whose family was forced to flee in the wake of the Iranian Revolution in 1980,  has been announced as the first Bishop of Loughborough.

12 July 2017

Christians urged to speak out against gender based violence

“The world is calling upon the faith leaders to use their power for justice for the excluded and discriminated against and for the exploited planet earth,” said Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, the deputy general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC).

10 July 2017

Children speak at Geneva event about being affected by violence

The World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that Churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children.

19 June 2017

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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.

Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.