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WCC call for peaceful democratic process in Kenya

Today, as general elections take place in Kenya, the World Council of Churches (WCC) joins the churches and people of the country in prayer for the peaceful and successful conduct of this pivotal democratic process.

08 August 2017

Celebrating every child: healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy

The Revd Gabriel Anyiko Owino is an Anglican priest in Siaya County, Kenya. He has combined a faith approach with family planning information and has been encouraging couples to think about safe spacing of pregnancies so that every birth can be a healthy event for mother and baby, and every child is celebrated. Here, he writes about his experience.

19 July 2017

English Diocese assisting with urgent relief funding in Kenya

The Anglican Diocese of Chichester in southern England is assisting with urgent relief efforts in the drought hit Kenyan Diocese of Nakuru.

28 February 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury in Kenya on last leg of African whistlestop tour

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the day in Kenya as he concludes his visit to a number of  countries in the region. He met the Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, who was elected last year as  well as provincial staff.

22 February 2017

Former Archbishop sworn in as head of ethics body

The former Primate of Kenya, Bishop Eliud Wabukala, has been sworn in as the new chair of the country’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.

24 January 2017

Anglicans join 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

Anglicans around the Communion are getting involved in prayer, reflection and action for the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

25 November 2016

Faiths applaud "unprecedented global consensus" on climate change action at COP22

Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this years climate change conference (COP22).

21 November 2016

Archbishops of Kenya and Canterbury meet for fellowship and prayer

The Primates of Kenya and All England, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit and Archbishop Justin Welby, have met at Lambeth Palace in London for fellowship and prayer.

17 November 2016

New study explores growth and decline in the Anglican Communion

A new academic study into growth and decline in the Anglican Communion will be marked by a day conference and the publication of a new book.

15 November 2016

Kenyan Primate urges calm ahead of 2017 general elections

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, has commended the country’s government and opposition leaders for working together to ease tensions ahead of the 2017 general elections.

04 October 2016

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry introduces the Good Book Club

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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.