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Achievements and challenges, 40 years after the first ordination of women in Canada

Female priests in Canada profess to have struggled with everything from unequal pay to inappropriate touching by some parishioners.

05 December 2016

Botswana's first locally trained ordinands become priests

The first locally trained priests in the Diocese of Botswana have been ordained in what was the largest ordination service held in the 42-year history of the diocese, in the Anglican Province of Central Africa.

16 December 2015

Sudanese "Lost Boy" ordained a deacon in Utah

In 1987, some 20,000 boys who fled the Sudanese civil war became stateless – their parents and families had been killed, and there was no prospect of being reintegrated in the country they had fled to avoid death or forced conscription into the northern Army. Some of them were eventually resettled in the USA and now one of these, Gabriel Garang Atem, has now been ordained a deacon by the Bishop of Utah.

09 December 2015

Vice President praises Anglican Church of Burundi for community development

The Anglican Church of Burundi has been praised by the government for its contribution to the development of the country and its support of the community. The Senior Vice President of Burundi, the Honourable Anicet Niyongabo, expressed the government’s gratitude during an ordination service in the Diocese of Matana.

15 October 2015

NewRevs: 1,000 to be ordained into Church of England this summer

Archbishop Welby to ordain new deacons at Canterbury Cathedral this weekend

03 July 2015

Melbourne's second woman bishop to be commissioned Friday

Trailblazing bishop wants to find new ways of connecting people for outreach efforts

17 June 2015

First Episcopal ordinations in Hmong-majority faith community

Three women among ordinands, including first Hmong woman to pursue priesthood

16 June 2015

Mensagem do Bispo Primaz Pelos 30 Anos de Ordenacao Feminina

Igreja tem muito a agradecer às valorosas colegas que superaram tantas barreiras

06 May 2015

IEAB Comemora 30 Anos de Ordenacao Feminina

Mensagem do Secretário Geral da Província

01 May 2015

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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.