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Archbishop of Cape Town calls on South African government to scrap plans for nuclear energy

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, has appealed to the South African government to end moves to develop nuclear energy and instead to spend the money on education, training and other development initiatives.

22 February 2017

Japan's Anglicans call for end to nuclear power: "Fukushima was warning from God"

On the fifth anniversary of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011, the Anglican Church in Japan is reissuing its call for a world without nuclear power plants.

03 March 2016

WCC pilgrims remember atom bomb's deadly destruction 70 years ago in Hiroshima

Anglican Communion Primates from Japan and Pakistan part of group seeking end to nuclear weapons

07 August 2015

WCC encourages churches to pray on Hiroshima Day

Anglican Communion Primates join ecumenical pilgrimage to abolish nuclear weapons

06 August 2015

Japanese Primate to join WCC pilgrimage to Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Anglican Communion bishops from Canada and Pakistan also part of ecumenical action to end nuclear threats

26 June 2015

Wales: Archbishop joins call for end to nuclear weapons

Primate one of 26 UK faith leaders urging development of robust plan to eliminate nuclear arsenals.

18 March 2015

Central Committee calls on churches to work towards a "nuclear free world"

In a statement “Towards a Nuclear-free World”, the Central Committee of the WCC recommended ways for churches to work to end nuclear dangers

09 July 2014

Activists pray, fast to protest nuclear danger in Busan

A 40-day fasting prayer protest is calling for the shut down of the country's oldest nuclear plant which is 20kms from the WCC assembly venue

23 October 2013

"Abandon nuclear weapons" Wales' Archbishop tells UK

Abp Barry Morgan and other faith leaders have urged the UK Government to abandon nuclear missiles

19 July 2013

 

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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.