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ExxonMobil concede defeat in climate change battle with Church of England

ExxonMobil says it will comply with a C of E climate change resolution, as a paris summit discusses new ways to address the “emergency”.

13 December 2017

Southern African Primate takes part in 24-hour climate change broadcast

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba takes part in a live 24-hour broadcast to detail how people all over the world are fighting the climate crisis.

05 December 2017

Episcopal delegation to COP23 encouraged by talk of taking action on climate change

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church have spent two weeks providing a faith-presence at the UN climate change summit.

22 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

Seminary Dean sought for Ethiopia, where church growth outpaces number of clergy

A new Dean is needed for St Frumentius’ Theological College in Gambella to train clergy for the growing number of Ethiopian Anglican churches.

20 October 2017

From Alaska to Zululand, Anglicans act ecumenically in the Season of Creation

Anglicans have taken part in a wide variety of events to mark the ecumenical Season of Creation, which runs from 1 September to 4 October.

19 October 2017

Churches urged to set aside day for beach clean-up

Anglicans and other Christians throughout the world are being encouraged to take part in a coordinated beach-clean-up project next September.

13 October 2017

Anglican primates discuss action on climate change

Disappearing islands in the south Pacific, recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and food security issues in Africa were amongst the items discussed by Anglican church leaders as they discussed climate change and the environment during the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England.

06 October 2017

'Get serious' about climate change Australian church tells govt

The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.

15 September 2017

African Christians study water, food and climate justice in WCC Eco-School

Young Anglicans were among an ecumenical group of Christians from across Africa who took part in a WCC Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice.

15 August 2017

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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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.