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First Persian woman to be ordained to the episcopate consecrated in Canterbury Cathedral

The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning during a service in his Cathedral.

30 November 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury welcomes Shia theologians to Lambeth Palace

The Archbishop of Canterbury has welcomed a group of Shia theologians to Lambeth Palace at the culmination of three days of dialogue with Christian theologians.

18 December 2015

The Elders conclude fruitful first visit to Iran

Honorary Elder Archbishop Desmond Tutu, joined the delegation at the express invitation of the Iranian authorities

31 January 2014

Could Iran's new President bring peace?

The former Bishop of Rochester, in south-east England, the Rt Revd Dr Michael Nazir-Ali, has written an interesting piece for The Spectator magazine looking ahead to the installation next month of the new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.

26 July 2013

Installation of Bishop of Iran

Installation of Bishop of Iran

Bishop Azad Marshall was installed as sixth Bishop in Iran in a multilingual and ceremony of many facets at St Pauls Church Tehran on Sunday August 5.

06 August 2007



“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa


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.