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TEC to cut refugee support network after US immigration changes

Episcopal Migration Ministries – the refugee resettlement programme of the US-based Episcopal Church – is to cut its 31-member affiliate network by six next year. The move is because of changes in US immigration policy which will reduce the number of refugees resettling in the USA by more than half.

05 April 2017

Women 'donate themselves' to help find peace in South Sudan campaigner tells UN meeting

Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.

16 March 2017

Ghana reconciliation pilgrimage a "homecoming" says Presiding Bishop

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US-based Episcopal Church has led a reconciliation pilgrimage for bishops and Episcopal Relief & Development supporters to Ghana.

20 February 2017

Abp Justin backs Abp Thabo in church v state row

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has declared his support for the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, in a dispute with the South African president.

04 January 2017

Call for ACC members to step up Asia Bibi campaign

Campaigners for a young Christian Pakistani woman on death row for breaking the blasphemy law have urged ACC members to step up their efforts to get her released.

15 September 2016

Anglicans mark World Refugee Day

The number of people displaced from their homes by war and persecution hit a record-breaking 65.3 million people by the end of 2015, the UN said today in a report released to mark World Refugee Day.

20 June 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

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

Call to Prayer for Burundi

A Communion-wide call to pray for the crisis-torn country of Burundi and the role that the Anglican Church of Burundi plays in in bringing peace and reconciliation has been issued. The call to pray – from Holy Week and through the Easter season – is being backed by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. 

18 March 2016

Calls for peace in Burundi grow louder

During a solidarity visit to Burundi 1 - 4 March, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) sent a “Peace Message” urging all parties in Burundi to promote national unity, healing and reconciliation.

10 March 2016

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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.