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Archbishops of Canterbury and York issue letter after Synod vote

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod of the Church of England setting out the next steps following this week’s vote at Synod not to “take note” of a report on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships.

17 February 2017

No easy solution to same-sex marriage issue, secretary general tells C of E Synod

Resolving issues around human sexuality within the Anglican Communion is like threading a needle – and there is no one solution in sight at present, the secretary general of the Communion has told the Church of England Synod.

16 February 2017

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury after Synod setback for Bishops' report

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Bishops will go on thinking after the Synod vote on their report on marriage and same sex relationships. 

16 February 2017

Church of England's report on marriage and sexuality suffers setback at Synod

A report from the House of Bishops about marriage and same sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London.

15 February 2017

Agenda published for C of E General Synod meeting

Ecumenism, the Anglican Communion, and legislation will dominate next month’s meeting of the Church of England’s general synod.

23 January 2017

Church supports First Nation Canadians in battle against new oil and gas pipe

A major new oil and gas pipeline through the British Columbia region of Canada has received government backing despite protests from indigenous peoples groups.

02 December 2016

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

Structural arrangements sought to keep sides in same-sex relationship debate united

The Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is considering “structural arrangements” to keep people with differing views on same-sex relationships inside the Church.

28 October 2016

Southern Africa rejects blessings for same-sex marriages

The provincial synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa has voted against the introduction of blessing services for same-sex marriages.

03 October 2016

Southern African Anglicans seek fossil fuel-free investment portfolios

he Provincial Synod of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) has agreed in principle to divest from fossil fuels.

30 September 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.