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Anglican Church of Melanesia launches Decade of Evangelism and Renewal with crusade

Anglicans in Melanesia should “arise and shine for Jesus Christ,” the Province said as it launched a Decade of Evangelism and Renewal.

22 May 2018

Sexual violence against children is “a crime against humanity”, says Melanesian Primate

Archbishop George Takeli has spoken out after a spate of high-profile cases of sexual violence against girls in the Solomon Islands.

27 March 2018

Bishops in England and New Zealand step down to pursue new callings

The Bishop of Christchurch, Victoria Matthews, and the Bishop of Shrewsbury, Mark Rylands, are stepping down to pursue new callings.

19 March 2018

Oceania regional primates pledge united action on climate change and gender-based violence

Primates in the Oceania region have pledged to take concrete action in the fight against climate change and gender-based violence.

13 March 2018

Oceania Anglican primates gather for first of five pre-Lambeth regional meetings

Primates from the Anglican provinces in the Oceania region will be joined by Archbishop Justin Welby to discuss the next Lambeth Conference.

02 March 2018

Ambae state of emergency extended as Manaro volcano threat continues

The state of emergency on the evacuated Vanuatuan island of Ambae has been extended for two weeks as the Manaro volcano continues to erupt.

12 October 2017

Anglican primates discuss action on climate change

Disappearing islands in the south Pacific, recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and food security issues in Africa were amongst the items discussed by Anglican church leaders as they discussed climate change and the environment during the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England.

06 October 2017

Melanesian Anglicans help evacuation of the island of Ambae

The entire population of the Vanuatuan island of Ambae has being evacuated amid fears that the giant Manaro volcano is about to erupt. 

05 October 2017

Anglican Church of Melanesia supports islands hit by Tropical Cyclone

The Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) is working closely with the National Disaster Management Committee in Vanuatu, and being supported by Anglican agencies in the Pacific, after tropical cyclone Donna battered the Torres Islands at the beginning of May.

13 June 2017

Emergency Appeal for victims of tropical cyclone Donna

The Anglican Missions Office has launched an emergency appeal in support of the victims of what was reportedly the worst tropical storm to hit the South Pacific in the month of May. Tropical cyclone Donna unleashed winds of up to 300kmh on Northern Vanuatu over the weekend.

09 May 2017

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Archbishop Masimango Katanda previews Lambeth Conference 2020

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.