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More international support for “illegally arrested” Filipino bishop

The WCC and USPG both call for the release of Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, who was arrested in May.

24 November 2017

Webinar to discuss Churches’ global birth registration campaign

The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.

16 November 2017

Anglicans urge leaders to push ahead with action on climate change

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is joining Anglicans from around the world in urging world leaders to take action on climate change.

08 November 2017

Liturgical texts published for 2018 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Next year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which traditionally takes in January, has been prepared by the churches of the Caribbean.

03 November 2017

Ugandan Mothers’ Union leader helps overcome HIV

A lay woman in Uganda is helping to build an HIV competent community and church, in a country where the epidemic is still a big challenge.

03 November 2017

Burundi’s faith leaders renew commitment to peace and reconciliation

Burundi’s religious leaders are urging their government and the international community to strengthen efforts for peace and reconciliation.

20 October 2017

Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.

16 October 2017

WCC leaders meet Pope Francis in Rome

[WCC] In an audience with Pope Francis in the Vatican, the World Council of Churches Central Committee moderator, Dr Agnes Abuom, and WCC General Secretary,  Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, discussed how Christian unity is vital in bringing a true sense of justice to issues the world is facing today.

25 August 2017

WCC call for peaceful democratic process in Kenya

Today, as general elections take place in Kenya, the World Council of Churches (WCC) joins the churches and people of the country in prayer for the peaceful and successful conduct of this pivotal democratic process.

08 August 2017

Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

02 June 2017

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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.