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PWRDF assists with water supply for First Nations community in Canada

Ten more homes in the First Nations community of Pikangikum in Northern Ontario will have clean drinking water by the end of 2017 as a result of a joint effort by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, and grassroots Anglican group Pimatsiwin Nipi.

27 March 2017

Thanksgiving service for first Anglican Bishop of Paraguay

A service of Thanksgiving for the life and ministry of the  first bishop of Paraguay, the Rt Revd Douglas Milmine, has taken place in England after his death at the age of 95.  British born, Douglas Milmine served as a missionary in South America for more than 30 years.

22 March 2017

Anglican Church in Canada challenges Senator's comments on residential schools

The Anglican Church in Canada has sent a strongly worded open letter, expressing dismay over a Conservative Senator’s recent defence of the Indian Residential Schools system.

21 March 2017

Anglican Board of Mission makes twin track Easter appeal

The Anglican Board of Mission, which is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia, has called on Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter.

20 March 2017

Trump signs Dakota Access Pipeline memo to speed process

The US-based Episcopal Church reacts to President Trump's decision to speed up progress on the Dakota Access Pipeline. 

25 January 2017

Brazil's Anglicans protest destruction of indigenous land

Hundreds of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá and Terena people have been violently evicted from their homes in Mato Grosso do Sul.

19 August 2016

National Aboriginal Day of Prayer 2016

Anglican churches throughout Canada have been asked to stage a public recitation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples today.

21 June 2016

Primate urges rule of law in Brazil's corruption crisis

The Primate of Brazil, the Most Revd Francisco De Assis da Silva, has appealed for calm in the country as continuing protests take place about alleged government corruption. Archbishop Francisco said that the protests “must not pass the limits of constitutional rights and liberties” and that the allegations must be dealt with through the law.

23 March 2016

Suicide prevention resource for Indigenous Canadians to launch in 2016

A new initiative that will provide Indigenous clergy with resources to help fight what has been called an epidemic of suicides in some Indigenous communities will be launched in time for Lent, according to the Revd Nancy Bruyere, the Anglican Church of Canada’s suicide prevention co-ordinator for western Canada and the Arctic.

16 December 2015

Bishop John Gray of Te Waipounamu dies after illness

The death has been announced of the Rt Revd John Gray, Bishop of Te Waipounamu. He was the first Māori bishop to be appointed to the South Island of New Zealand. He died peacefully, surrounded by his family, after a long illness.

13 November 2015

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.