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Fijian bishop chooses corrugated tin roof shelter over cathedral for consecration

A new suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Polynesia has been consecrated under a make-shift shelter on the island of Vanua Levu.

13 December 2017

Fijian churches unite to “Break the Silence” on violence against women

Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.

16 November 2017

From Waikato to Leeds: Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley moves diagonally

The Bishop of Waikato in New Zealand is to return to her roots after being named as the new Bishop of Ripon in the C of E’s Diocese of Leeds.

10 November 2017

40 years of women’s priestly ministry celebrated in New Zealand

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first ordination of women in the Province.

07 November 2017

Bishop George Augustus Selwyn’s cathedral in Auckland finally consecrated

Some 1400 people gathered on saturday to celebrate the consecration of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, after a 174-year wait.

31 October 2017

After a wait of 174 years, Auckland’s finally-completed cathedral prepares for consecration

In 1843, land was purchased for a cathedral in Auckland, New Zealand; on Saturday, the finally-completed cathedral will be consecrated.

26 October 2017

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

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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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.