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Faith communities show solidarity in wake of graffiti attacks

It was standing-room-only at a multi-faith solidarity rally in an Ottawa synagogue on Saturday, following a spate of racist and anti-Semitic graffiti attacks over six days. 

23 November 2016

Christian and Muslim leaders condemn "aggressive tendencies and criminal acts"

A summit of Christian and Muslim leaders have said that hatred, humiliation and persecution based on distorted understandings of the Bible or Qur’an “offends God.”

10 November 2016

Christian and Muslim leaders discuss respect for human dignity

Delegations of Muslim, Catholic and Anglican leaders are in Tehran for the fourth Christian-Muslim Summit of Religious Leaders.

07 November 2016

Anglican leaders advocate for Christians in Muslim-majority countries

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has led a delegation of Anglican leaders to the Muslim Council of Elders at a meeting in Abu Dhabi.

03 November 2016

Anti-Muslim protestors disrupt church service

A group of anti-Islam protestors dressed as Muslims and interrupted a church service in New South Wales, Australia, yesterday.

15 August 2016

Anglicans offer prayer-space for arson-hit Muslims

The Bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday). The fire, in a former church building, is the fifth suspicious fire to hit places of worship in Geelong in recent months.

18 May 2016

Best of three as Anglicans and Catholics meet again at the stumps

The Vatican Cricket Team, the St Peter’s XI, will again lock horns with the Archbishop of Canterbury’s XI later this year in Canterbury in the third of what has become an annual cricket match between the two sides. They will then be joined by a Muslim XI for a triangular T20 match at Edgbaston.

14 April 2016

Church of Pakistan hosts Muslims and Christians

Muslims are a minority in Norway and a majority in Pakistan. From 12-15 March, these roles changed at a conference hosted by The Church of Pakistan in Lahore, Pakistan. The conference, themed “Pilgrimage of Life towards Reconciliation,” brought together representatives from all dioceses in Pakistan, as well as several international partners.

24 March 2016

Digest: "Majority of Muslims seek to follow the way of peace"

When Muslim bus passengers thwarted an attempt by terrorists to single out and massacre Christian passengers in Kenya in December last year, they not only saved lives; but they may have also “given terrorism-weary Kenyans new inspiration to defy Al Shabaab and pursue peace,” the new issue of the Christian Muslim News Digest, suggests.

08 February 2016

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

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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.