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WCC staff member appointed Unity, Faith and Order Director for the Anglican Communion

The Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut has been appointed to succeed the Revd Canon Dr Alyson Barnett-Cowan in March as Director for Unity, Faith and Order of the Anglican Communion.

09 October 2014

Anglican Communion Secretary General elected bishop in Ireland

The Revd Canon Dr Kenneth Kearon, the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has been elected as a bishop in the Church of Ireland.

08 September 2014

New Anglican Communion director to promote greater women's participation

The Anglican Communion Office appoints a Director for Women in Church and Society, plus an Information and Records Manager to support the Anglican Communion

18 July 2014

Anglican Communion Office seeks new Director for Unity, Faith and Order

The Anglican Communion Office is advertising for the post of Director for Unity, Faith and Order. 

27 June 2014

Ian Sparks obituary

Obituary of Ian Sparks, former CEO of the Children’s Society and Chair of International Anglican Family Network

05 February 2014

New bishops course "crucial" to their ministry

The Communion's newest bishops say the Canterbury Cathedral's course is "crucial to their ministry".

03 February 2014

Anglican Communion launches Continuing Indaba website

The Anglican Communion has launched a new online collection of resources to support the Continuing Indaba programme.

31 October 2013

Secretary General comments on Malaysia court decision

Secretary General comments on Malaysia court decision

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has spoken up in support of Anglicans and other Christians in Malaysia who have been told they may no longer use the word ‘Allah’ to describe God

28 October 2013

Communicators ask: "Could there be an digital Anglican province?"

With millions spending hours online daily, Anglicans are asking how the Communion could better use the Internet.

23 August 2013

Annual Review: "2012 a packed year for ACO staff"

Sharing mission and evangelism resources, capacity-building, and facilitating ACC-15 were a few of the ACO's tasks in 2012.

15 August 2013


Social Media is a tool for evangelism


What’s the future for Africa’s oldest motor ship?

Questions abound about the fate of a 113-year-old mission ship in Malawi named for an Anglican missionary.

Wrong number, right message

She prayed about it and then settled on who she’d like to invite for the inaugural Back to Church Sunday. When the spirited inviter phoned the person she had in mind, she—accidentally and providentially—dialed the wrong number.