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Pope Francis: walking together is “an act of obedience to the Lord and love for our world”

Pope Francis has given a strong message about the ecumenical journey during a visit to the World Council of Churches’ HQ in Geneva.

21 June 2018

World Council of Churches joins calls for day of prayer and fasting for Congo and South Sudan

The General Secretary of the WCC has echoed calls for this coming Friday to be set aside as a day of prayer and fasting for peace.

21 February 2018

World Council of Churches begins its Platinum anniversary with celebration in China

The World Council of Churches has begun a year of celebrations to mark its 70th anniversary with a visit to China by an official delegation.

08 January 2018

Nigerian Primate predicts positive future despite ongoing violence

“Do not be vengeful” - Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s New Year Message as as armed gangs shoot 17 churchgoers dead in Rivers State.

03 January 2018

Zimbabwe, the Jewel of Africa, will sparkle again, says Bishop of Harare

Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the on-going political situation in Zimbabwe.

16 November 2017

Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.

16 October 2017

Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

02 June 2017

Anglicans join global wave of solidarity after Palm Sunday Coptic bombings

Anglican leaders have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches.

11 April 2017

Prayer urged after Colombians reject FARC peace agreement

The Bishop of Colombia has appealed for prayer after a peace deal between the government and FARC was rejected in a referendum.

07 October 2016

Prayer response to Turkey airport terror attack

Last night’s terror attack at Istanbul International Airport has been met with a wave of prayer from Anglican and other Christian leaders.

29 June 2016

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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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.