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Seminarians and newly-ordained from around world visit ACO and Lambeth

27 young Anglican seminarians and newly-ordained clergy from across the world visited the Anglican Communion office in London.

06 June 2016

Anglican 'hidden treasure' archives to be restored

Archive treasures from the start of the Anglican Communion Office (ACO) back in 1968 are to be restored and developed to help build and inform the future of the Communion and its mission

01 June 2016

Anglican World magazine showcases global church family

The global family of the Anglican Communion in action is showcased in the latest edition of Anglican World out this week.

31 May 2016

Continuing Indaba director returns to parish ministry

The Revd Canon Dr Phil Groves, who for the past 10 years has led the Anglican Communion’s Continuing Indaba conflict transformation and reconciliation ministry, is to leave his post at the end of July to return to parish ministry. Dr Groves will become Associate Rector in the Wychert Vale Benefice in the Church of England’s Diocese of Oxford.

27 May 2016

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

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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.