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Archbishop of Canterbury boosts links to the Commonwealth of Nations

Archbishop Justin Welby has appointed a Special Representative to the Commonwealth – a network of 52 nations – many former British colonies.

16 October 2017

Official Anglican – Oriental Orthodox dialogue group to meet in Dublin

Theologians from Anglican and Oriental Orthodox churches will meet in Dublin, Ireland, next week for the next round of official dialogue.

16 October 2017

Anglican primates leave Canterbury “refreshed and renewed” after “best” Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of 33 Anglican provinces are returning to their home churches “refreshed and renewed” after this week’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury.

06 October 2017

Global Anglican commission to tackle inter-religious tensions

A new global commission to tackle inter-faith tensions has been launched by the Anglican Communion at the end of its 2017 Primates’ Meeting.

06 October 2017

Middle East primate briefs Anglican primates on reconciliation

Archbishop Suheil Dawani of Jerusalem and the Middle East has briefed his fellow Anglican Primates on his province’s reconciliation ministry.

06 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

Anglican primates’ discussions focus on evangelism and discipleship

A discussion by Anglican primates about evangelism and discipleship strategies was so lively, it continued through the lunch break.

04 October 2017

Archbishop’s “profound sense of shame” over Church abuse failings

The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of his “profound sense of shame” over church-based abuse of children and vulnerable adults.

04 October 2017

Video: Primates’ Meeting Press Briefing

Video: Primates’ Meeting Press Briefing

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby briefs journalists on Day Two of the Primates' Meeting in Canterbury.

03 October 2017

Video: Anglican Primates' statement on Las Vegas shooting

Video: Anglican Primates' statement on Las Vegas shooting

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, reads a statement following the shooting in Las Vegas.

03 October 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.