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Diocesan chancellor sworn in as President of Trinidad and Tobago

The chief legal officer for the Anglican Diocese of Trinidad and Tobago, Paula Mae Weekes, has been sworn in as the country’s President.

20 March 2018

Anglican Churches bring “unheard voices of women” to inter-governmental meeting

Heads of Government from the 53 members of the Commonwealth will benefit from the wisdom of “unheard voices of women”.

15 March 2018

Sydney Archbishop welcomes New South Wales Modern Slavery Bill

A Bill to make it easier for police and prosecution authorities to crack down on modern slavery has been welcomed by Abp Glenn Davies.

09 March 2018

US-based Episcopal Church House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end sexual violence

Bishops from the US-based Episcopal Church said they will support moves to end sexual harassment, violence and gender bias.

08 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presses British government on violence in DRC

Justin Welby has used his position as a member of the House of Lords to press the British government on escalating violence in DRC.

07 March 2018

US-based Episcopal Church uses shareholder activism to challenge gun sale practices

After a church-led campaign, major US-retailer Dick’s Sporting Goods won't sell firearm to under-21s, and will stop selling assault weapons.

01 March 2018

New Zealand Anglican bishops speak out against moves to legalise euthanasia

Eight bishops have called for a halt to a Bill which proposes legalising medically-assisted suicide and euthanasia in New Zealand.

28 February 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury explores the role Christian values play in society

Archbishop Justin Welby’s newest book, Reimagining Britain, challenges the reader to consider returning to Judaeo-Christian values.

26 February 2018

President Zuma’s resignation “a golden opportunity” for South Africa “to start anew”

The resignation of President Zuma provides South Africa with “a golden opportunity to start anew”, the Archbishop Thabo Makgoba said.

15 February 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town marks anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s first speech as a free man

A plaque has been unveiled on the spot where a newly-released Nelson Mandela first addressed the world’s media at Bishopscourt.

13 February 2018


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.