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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

Member of indigenous community is first woman to be ordained in Guyana

The diocese of Guyana has its first ever female Deacon. Rita Hunter was ordained last Saturday at Christ Church in Georgetown by the Bishop of Guyana, the Right Revd. Charles A. Davidson.

16 June 2017

New appeal to fund women as 'agents of change'

A charitable foundation which provides educational grants for Anglican women in the global south, to enhance their Christian ministry, is expanding its fundraising efforts.

14 June 2017

Disadvantaged communities in Burundi given major boost by Mothers' Union

A Mothers’ Union programme to reach the most disadvantaged communities in Burundi has produced startling results bucking the trend in one of the world’s poorest countries.

10 May 2017

Women Bishops speak out on gender justice

The seven female bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.”

02 May 2017

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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.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.