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Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.

16 October 2017

600 church leaders gather to discuss “mission in an Asian context”

Christians from around Asia are gathering in Myanmar to reflect on mission in an Asian context at the fourth Asian Mission Conference.

12 October 2017

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

Christchurch City Council consults on $10 million cathedral contribution

The City of Christchurch has launched a consultation on how to fund its $10 million share of the re-build costs for the city’s cathedral.

11 October 2017

Video: Archbishop Winston Halapua of the Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Video: Archbishop Winston Halapua of the Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Archbishop Winston Halapua, looks ahead to the 2-6 October Primates' Meeting.

26 September 2017

New minister general for Third Order of Society of Saint Francis

The Revd John Hebenton, a vicar in Tauranga, in New Zealand, has been elected as the new minister general of the Third Order of St Francis.

26 September 2017

Celebrations as Tonga’s first bishop symbolises “a bird that has begun to fly”

The first constitutional bishop for the Pacific island nation of Tonga is its third bishop since Anglican missionary Alfred Willis arrived in 1902.

19 September 2017

Christchurch Synod Votes to Reinstate Cathedral

ChristChurch Cathedral will be reinstated, the Christchurch Diocesan Synod has decided.

11 September 2017

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Christchurch diocesan synod will consider giving its earthquake-ravaged cathedral as a gift to the people of New Zealand.

15 August 2017

Sexuality working group publishes interim report

A NZ working group has published its interim report on how strands of thinking on sexuality could be kept together in the Anglican Church.

03 August 2017

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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.