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Appeal for assistance following Peru floods

The USPG is appealing for financial support to help desperately needed ongoing aid work, weeks after the devastating landslides and floods in Peru. 

17 May 2017

Anglican Church in Peru calls for aid

The Anglican Church in Peru has established the ‘Help us to help Others’ commission,’ to mobilise financial support for the most vulnerable and neglected communities amid ongoing floods and mudslides.

04 April 2017

Bishop of Worcester in Peru to meet new diocesan Bishop

Bishop John Inge of Worcester in the English Midlands, whose diocese has longstanding links with Peru, has travelled there this week to meet the new diocesan Bishop, the Rt Revd Jorge Aguilar and suffragean Bishop Alejandro Mesco.

23 February 2017

Bishop issues hard-hitting challenge to proclamation

The Bishop of Uruguay has delivered a critical address to his diocesan synod, in which he said that parishes had failed to engage with mission and evangelism.

28 November 2016

Faiths applaud "unprecedented global consensus" on climate change action at COP22

Last year’s Paris agreement on climate change is “irreversible and unstoppable”, the world’s political leaders said as this years climate change conference (COP22).

21 November 2016

New study explores growth and decline in the Anglican Communion

A new academic study into growth and decline in the Anglican Communion will be marked by a day conference and the publication of a new book.

15 November 2016

Chilean Anglicans to March for Jesus on Reformation Day

Anglicans from the Church of South America’s Diocese of Chile will join thousands of Christians from other denominations in a public celebration of faith later this month.

18 October 2016

Archbishop urges Christians to help write new Chilean Constitution

The government of Chile are today beginning the process of sifting through 83,000 individual responses after a consultation on a new constitution for the country closed yesterday.

29 June 2016

Three indigenous bishops ordained in Argentina

Three indigenous Anglican priests were ordained as bishops in Argentina last week, becoming the latest of a very small number of indigenous Anglicans ever to have become bishops in the province of South America.

15 June 2016

First Bible for Exnet Sur people of Western Paraguay

The completion of a 25-year translation project has resulted in the first Éxnet Sur Bible translation for the Southern Enxet people, an indigenous group from the Gran Chaco region of western Paraguay. The work is the result of a collaboration between the Anglican Church of Paraguay, CMS, and the Paraguayan Bible Society.

06 May 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.