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"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

Women 'donate themselves' to help find peace in South Sudan campaigner tells UN meeting

Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.

16 March 2017

Sudan and South Sudan ecumenical bodies hear of churches' role in regional peace

Churches continue to play their role in peace building for South Sudan despite the dashed hopes of many in the world’s newest nation, the moderator of the World Council of Churches (WCC) said at a regional meeting.

19 October 2015

South Sudan churches providing safe spaces for dialogue, says church leader

WCC event hears about next steps towards peace from South Sudan Council of Churches general secretary

15 September 2015

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

2015 Standing Committee Bulletin - Day 1

Notes from discussion on 3 September

03 September 2015

Standing Committee issues statement on South Sudan

Standing Committee issues statement on South Sudan

Call for prayer and process of reconciliation

03 September 2015

Christian Aid: Don't forget urgent humanitarian needs in South Sudan

Agency welcomes signing of Compromise Peace Agreement but underlines food insecurity, other needs

28 August 2015

South Sudanese church leaders support proposed peace agreement

New statement urges stronger peace initiatives in world’s youngest nation

11 August 2015

Ethiopia: Anglican Church continues to support South Sudanese refugees

Us (formerly USPG) supporting Anglican Church’s efforts to assist those fleeing war

03 August 2015

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Features 

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.