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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

Archbishop Welby, Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew pray for peace

Archbishop Justin Welby and the Ecumenical Patriarch joined Pope Francis in Assisi yesterday to lead an assembly of religious leaders in prayers for peace.

21 September 2016

Kenyan churches join Colour in Faith project

A number of churches, mosques and other religious temples in Kenya are being painted yellow as part of an initiative to bring people of different faiths together.

17 August 2016

African Anglicans concerned by lack of "sustainable peace"

The leaders of Africa’s Anglican churches have expressed their “deep concern” that the continent has yet to achieve a sustainable peace.

15 August 2016

South Indian diocese opens new peace centre

The Diocese of Madurai-Ramnad in the Church of South India has opened a new peace centre in Mandapasalai, on the border of the “ever sensitive” Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram districts.

13 July 2016

Jerusalem: the city of peace

Jerusalem’s vocation is as a city of peace, the Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Most Revd Suheil Dawani, has said. The seemingly incongruous statement was made in a speech at the Carter Centre in Atlanta Georgia in which he spoke about the Church’s role as peace-builder in a multi-faith context.

10 May 2016

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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.