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Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

World Council of Churches’ Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering hosted by the Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

19 July 2018

Online fundraising campaign launched as fire destroys First Nation church in Canada

A northern Manitoba parish has launched a fundraising campaign to replace its burned-down church in the Shamattawa First Nation.

01 May 2018

New Zealand Primate Don Tamihere installed during Maori service in Gisborne

Archbishop Don Tamihere, the youngest primate in the Anglican Communion, was installed leader of the Maori Anglican Church on Saturday.

30 April 2018

Canadian indigenous church possible by 2019, says primate

The changes to church law needed to create a self-determining spiritual community for indigenous Canadian Anglicans could be made in 2019.

21 September 2017

Indigenous bishop slams the “doctrine of discovery”

The idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernised has been criticised by the national indigenous bishop of Canada.

17 August 2017

Member of indigenous community is first woman to be ordained in Guyana

The diocese of Guyana has its first ever female Deacon. Rita Hunter was ordained last Saturday at Christ Church in Georgetown by the Bishop of Guyana, the Right Revd. Charles A. Davidson.

16 June 2017

Indigenous language project shares stories of loss and resilience

How would an attempt to wipe out your language affect you? How would it affect your children, and future generations?

28 April 2017

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

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The first graduates from Gambella Theological College

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.