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Korean churches plan prayer vigil as US - North Korean diplomacy heats up

The National Council of Churches in Korea has planned a prayer vigil on 7 June despite increasing doubts over a US-North Korea summit.

24 May 2018

Global Christian Forum urges Christians to take up the challenge of “Mutual Love”

A significant ecumenical gathering has called on Christians around the world to take up together the challenges of peace, unity and discipleship.

08 May 2018

Documentary profiling the fight against sexual abuse in Congo wins Human Rights award

2017 Human Rights Award by WACC and Signis goes to Dieudo Hamadi’s “Maman Colonelle”, a documentary about sexual violence.

25 April 2018

Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente released on bail

A Bishop of the Philippine Independent Church - IFI - who has been held in custody since his arrest in May 2017, has been released.

17 April 2018

World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.

17 April 2018

Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Faith groups have huge potential to live and work for justice in communities, the ACO’s director for women in Church and Society said.

23 March 2018

International gathering of evangelists and missioners issues global call to discipleship

Participants at the World Council of Churches’ Conference on World Mission and Evangelism (CWME) have issued a “Call to Discipleship”.

14 March 2018

Church leaders welcome Korean peninsula peace moves

Korean Church leaders welcome news that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump have agreed to meet.

12 March 2018

Scottish Parliament hosts faith-based gender justice exhibition showcasing women activists

Christian Aid and Side by Side Scotland are staging an exhibition on “Faith in Gender Justice” at the Scottish Parliament, opening today.

08 March 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

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Bishop of London Sarah Mullally introduced to House of Lords

Features 

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.