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Threat of nuclear war “is a sin”, World Council of Churches’ chief tells economic leaders

The Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will take an anti-nuclear message with him when he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow.

22 January 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges arrest of soldiers accused of rape

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk says the government of South Sudan is not serious about apprehending soldiers who rape women and girls.

11 January 2018

UK government begins bell-ringer recruitment drive ahead of Armistice Centenary

The British government is supporting a campaign to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers ahead of the centenary of the First World War armistice.

05 January 2018

Commemorations mark centenary of WWI explosion that killed 2000 Canadians

A memorial and concert is being held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War explosion in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

23 November 2017

New bells dedicated at Ypres Memorial Church

A ring of bells has been dedicated at a church built in memory of 500,000 British and Commonwealth troops who died during the battles for Ypres.

25 October 2017

Commemorations held to mark Great War centenaries

A number of events have taken place to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War.

01 August 2017

Inside the exiled South Sudanese diocese of Kajo-Keji

The population of Kajo-Keji have been exiled to Uganda following the arrival of South Sudan's brutal civil war to the district.

12 April 2017

Anglican and Catholic Irish Primates in joint Remembrance Sunday commemoration

A two-minute silence has been held at 11 am this morning (Friday) in many parts of the world in commemoration of those who died serving their countries in times of war.

11 November 2016

Bells toll for the dead of Aleppo

A simple act of solidarity with the people of Aleppo by a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland has turned into a global initiative supported by several Anglican churches.

24 October 2016

Aleppo hospital bombing constitutes war crime, says Church in Wales

The Church in Wales has joined five other UK Christian churches in calling for an end to the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

20 October 2016

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Bishop of Maridi elected to lead the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Bishop Justin Badi Arama has been elected as the new Primate of the Church of South Sudan, to succeed Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul.

Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.