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Peace

Archbishop calls for tolerance, harmony and mutual respect in the Holy City of Jerusalem

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, has called for tolerance, harmony and mutual respect for all in the Holy City of Jerusalem.

11 December 2017

Anglican Communion Secretary General “excited” by his new peace role in Nigeria

Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has spoken of his excitement at being appointed to lead a peace commission in the Nigerian state of Kaduna.

01 December 2017

Peace-building project reduces tensions between Kipsigis and Maasai in Kenya

An Anglican Church of Kenya's peace-building project is reducing recurring violence between Kipsigis and Maasai people in Trans Mara district.

10 November 2017

Pakistan politician says non-Muslims should not be treated as a minority

The leader of Pakistan’s Jamat-e-Islami political party, Senator Siraj ul Haq, has said that non-Muslims should not be referred to as minorities.

26 October 2017

Burundi’s faith leaders renew commitment to peace and reconciliation

Burundi’s religious leaders are urging their government and the international community to strengthen efforts for peace and reconciliation.

20 October 2017

Religious leaders emphasise interfaith harmony for “guaranteed long-term peace”

Interfaith and religious harmony is essential to bring about “guaranteed long-term peace and stability” in Pakistan, senior faith leaders said.

01 June 2017

TEC to cut refugee support network after US immigration changes

Episcopal Migration Ministries – the refugee resettlement programme of the US-based Episcopal Church – is to cut its 31-member affiliate network by six next year. The move is because of changes in US immigration policy which will reduce the number of refugees resettling in the USA by more than half.

05 April 2017

Egyptian Anglicans in peace building partnership with Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Diocese of Egypt has announced a partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in art, science, culture, peace-building, dialogue and the combating of extremism.

20 January 2017

Irish Faith Leaders stress the dignity of human life in the Holy Land

Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Ireland have pledged to work together to promote peace and deepen understanding in the Holy Land.

08 December 2016

Anglican Alliance consultation builds relationship in Middle East

Representatives from Anglican churches and agencies across the Middle East gathered in Cyprus last month, for the first Anglican Alliance consultation in the region.

11 October 2016

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

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.