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African Anglicans brief Canadians on civil war in South Sudan mission and outreach

Representatives of the Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa has meet church and government officials in Canada to discuss a range of issues.

28 September 2017

Peace in South Sudan requires Christians to follow the greatest commandment

Peace in South Sudan can be achieved by committed Christians, Archbishop Moses Deng Bol, of the internal province of Bahr el Ghazel, said.

20 September 2017

"Words not bullets must resolve our problems"

The South Sudan Council of Churches has issued a statement reflecting on war and violent conflict that continue to plague the nation. The statement came at the end of a three day meeting in Lusaka, Zambia.

25 August 2017

Former gospel group equips displaced women and young people for micro-entrepreneurship

A South Sudanese gospel band from the diocese of Yei has grown to a national charity providing training and equipment to help refugees start micro-businesses.

16 August 2017

A Joyous Day in Juba as the first internal provincial Archbishop is enthroned

The Anglican church in South Sudan has enthroned its first Archbishop for one of its eight internal provinces created in Nov 2013.

26 July 2017

"Heartbroken" bishops back South Sudan peace move

Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.

23 June 2017

Humanitarian work in Gaza and peace efforts in South Sudan recognised in Archbishop of Canterbury's awards

More than 35 people from around the world have been recognised with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace.

14 June 2017

Primate announced for Sudan, the Anglican Communion's newest Province

The Archbishop of the Internal Province of Sudan and Bishop of Khartoum, the Most Revd Ezekiel Kumir Kondo, has been appointed as the Primate of the newly created separate Province of Sudan.

09 May 2017

"Urgency" to capture next generation spurs on plans for Anglican University in South Sudan

A charity is working with the Episcopal Church in South Sudan to open a multi-campus university within the next two years, with the aim of helping the next generation escape the violence that has plagued the country.

04 May 2017

Where despair prevails, South Sudan churches issue Easter hope message

For most of the world’s newest nation, wracked by internal conflict, joy seems far away, and yet for Christians, Easter is still a time of hope. A recent message from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) says the Resurrection reminds us that even in this world there is “goodness and light with triumph”.

20 April 2017

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Features 

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.