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Bishops speak out on resumption of death penalty for drugs offenders in Sri Lanka

The bishops of the Church of Ceylon have spoken out after reports that Sri Lanka’s government is set to reinstate the death penalty.

18 July 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury urges British government to intervene on violence in Nigeria

Archbishop Justin Welby has asked the British government to support Nigeria to find a solution to the increasing violence in the country.

17 July 2018

Young Pakistani Christians hold discussion on the role of youth in nation-building

A group of 40 young Christians – including some from the united Church of Pakistan – have met to discuss the country’s forthcoming elections.

13 July 2018

Justice Select Committee hears New Zealand bishops’ concern over proposed euthanasia law

Bishops in New Zealand opposed to the legalisation of medically assisted suicide have warned that initial “safeguards” can be loosened.

22 June 2018

US-based Episcopal Church hosts Washington vigil to protest family-separating immigration policies

Episcopal Church holds Washinton vigil to protest against immigration policies which have seen children separated from parents.

21 June 2018

Presiding Bishop of US-based Episcopal Church co-leads service and candlelight vigil at the White House

“Love your neighbour” was the message Presiding Bishop Michael Curry took to an ecumenical gathering ahead of a White House vigil.

25 May 2018

Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, becomes most senior female bishop in House of Lords

The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.

24 May 2018

Church of England welcomes British government’s gambling announcement

The British government has today announced it is restricting the maximum stake on a type of electronic gambling terminal to just £2.

17 May 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury briefed on “heartbreaking” situation in South Sudan

A delegation of former ministers from South Sudan has Archbishop Justin about the growing humanitarian crisis in their country.

14 May 2018

President Trump’s “America first” policy denounced as “a theological heresy for followers of Christ”

Christian leaders including Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US-based Episcopal Church plan a march and vigil at the White House.

11 May 2018

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.