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Anglican and Lutheran leaders speak out against Niqab ban

The bishops of Montreal and Quebec have joined the Lutheran bishop of the Eastern Synod to oppose a new provincial law that bans the Niqab.

03 November 2017

Gulf Anglican leaders attend Middle East co-existence conference

Anglican clergy from the UAE joined the country's minister for tolerance at an international conference on religious tolerance in the Middle East.

02 November 2017

Archbishop Welby’s comment leads to development of African solar project

A comment made by the Archbishop of Canterbury during a visit to Jerusalem has resulted in a pioneering green energy project in Africa.

01 November 2017

Burundi’s faith leaders renew commitment to peace and reconciliation

Burundi’s religious leaders are urging their government and the international community to strengthen efforts for peace and reconciliation.

20 October 2017

UK Christians and Jews celebrate 75 years of inter-faith relations

Archbishop Michael Jackson of Dublin has used a speech to the Council of Christians and Jews to talk about how people encounter “the other.”

18 October 2017

Global Anglican commission to tackle inter-religious tensions

A new global commission to tackle inter-faith tensions has been launched by the Anglican Communion at the end of its 2017 Primates’ Meeting.

06 October 2017

Anglican leaders head to the Communion’s “Mother Church” for 2017 Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of most of the 39 provinces of the Anglican Communion have begun arriving in England ahead of next week’s Primates’ Meeting

29 September 2017

India’s faiths commit to “just and inclusive communities” for people with disabilities

A round-table discussion on disability has brought together participants from eight faiths to explore how communities can promote inclusion.

17 August 2017

Interfaith peace building for young Jewish, Muslim and Christian students

Students attending a three week course at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute near Geneva have learned about communication and peacebuilding,  with the hope of serving as peacemakers in their own contexts.

20 July 2017

Christian, Jewish and Muslim students take part in interreligious summer school

As young people from across the world gathered for a three-week Interreligious Summer School at the World Council of Churches (WCC ) Bossey Ecumenical Institute in Switzerland

01 July 2017

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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.