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Anglican Communion directors report back on wide range of initiatives

Empowering discipleship and tackling gender inequality; promoting reconciliation and supporting humanitarian work in conflict areas and following disasters – just some of the topics highlighted when Anglican Communion departmental directors reported back on their work to ACC-16 this week.

13 April 2016

A Statement from the Anglican Communion's secretary-general

The Anglican Communion Office has released this statement in response to recent comments on events leading up to the Anglican Consultative Council meeting, ACC-16.

11 April 2016

A report from the Anglican Communion's secretary-general

The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Josiah Idowu-Fearon, this morning delivered a report to members of the Anglican Consultative Council meeting at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, setting out his perspective and experiences of his first few months in the post; before setting out the work of the departments at the AC Office.

11 April 2016

New communications director for Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has appointed former BBC journalist Adrian Butcher as its new director for communications. He will take up the post immediately after Easter.

01 March 2016

Anglican Communion recognises youth and children discipleship with new award

Successful and emerging discipleship work with and by children and young people within the Anglican Communion will be recognised with two new awards. The new Youth and Children Ministry Award will be presented for the first time at this year’s Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, in April. 

24 February 2016

"I would talk with Boko Haram" says Anglican Communion secretary general

The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, told the BBC’s HARDtalk programme that he would be prepared to talk with the leadership of Boko Haram – if their leadership could be identified.

17 December 2015

Communications director sought for Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion is seeking a new director of communications who will be tasked with unearthing and publishing stories of Christians in action, promoting communication between member churches, and providing a communications service to the Instruments of Communion.

08 December 2015

Is there enough evidence in our lives to convict us of being a Christian?

Staff and supporters of the Anglican Communion Office gathered in the chapel of the organisation’s London headquarters last night for the annual Saint Andrew’s Day service to pray for the work of the Communion and its provinces around the world.

01 December 2015

Girls in School; Girls with Dignity: Our commitment during the 16 Days and beyond

A joint statement from the Anglican Communion, Church of Sweden, Finn Church Aid, Islamic Relief Worldwide, Lutheran World Federation, Mission 21, World Communion of Reformed Churches, World Council of Churches, and World Young Christian Women’s Association (YWCA)

25 November 2015

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An end to Aids by 2030

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C of E investment arm trebles capital in two decades

The Church of England’s investment arm, the Church Commissioners, has almost trebled the value of its investment fund over a 20-year period, it announced this week. The value of the Commissioners’ investment fund has grown from £2.4 billion at the start of 1995, to £7.00bn at the end of 2015; producing a return of 8.2 per cent last year.

ACC commits to "walking together" with the Primates

The Anglican Consultative Council has committed to “walk together” with the Primates of the Anglican Communion in response to Archbishop Justin Welby’s report on January’s Primates’ Gathering and Meeting which called for “consequences” for the US-based Episcopal Church following its decision to change its regulations to allow same-sex marriage.