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East Asia youth forum to ignite fire of revival

Anglican provinces across East Asia are staging a cross-provincial youth forum to encourage potential new leaders and to “ignite the fire of revival” in the region.

25 July 2016

Church plants cater for one million new Sydney residents

The area around the edge of the Sydney basin is becoming one of the city’s fastest growing new suburbs, thanks for development by the New South Wales state government.

21 July 2016

Anglican Alliance helps to co-ordinate global response to South Sudan violence

The Anglican Alliance is helping to co-ordinating the response from Anglican churches and agencies around the world to the ongoing violence in South Sudan.

20 July 2016

Anglican bishop appointed ecumenical president

The Bishop of Melbourne, Philip Huggins, has been installed as the eighth president of National Council of Churches in Australia.

06 July 2016

Crisp income generation scheme boosts typhoon relief

A micro-business in which a group of women from the Philippines make a nutritious crisp snack from the taro fruit has proved to be so successful that a relief agency is buying the snack for use in disaster relief.

20 June 2016

Orlando shooting: more vigils and prayer services for victims

Nearly 24,000 people have said that they will attend a candlelit vigil for the victims of last Sunday’s shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in which 49 people were killed and a similar number injured.

17 June 2016

Australian Anglicans protest aid budget cuts

Australia’s Anglican Overseas Aid and the Australian Board of Mission have teamed up with more than 50 aid and development agencies to campaign against significant cuts to the country’s aid budget.

16 June 2016

Australian churches call for justice in pre-election campaign

The social justice arm of the Anglican Church in Australia has launched a campaign called ‘leave no-one behind’ to promote the cause of the vulnerable in the run-up to the country’s elections next month.

07 June 2016

Anglicans offer prayer-space for arson-hit Muslims

The Bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday). The fire, in a former church building, is the fifth suspicious fire to hit places of worship in Geelong in recent months.

18 May 2016

Fresh call for release of Asia Bibi

The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has increased the pressure on Pakistan over their continued detention of Asia Bibi under the country’s much criticised blasphemy laws, by writing to Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Australia, Naela Chohan, and Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, about the case.

16 May 2016

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The enthronement of Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit

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From swords to plough-shares in Indianapolis Peace Garden

Outside St Alban’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis, dozens of white crosses stand as a memorial to murder victims, surrounded by crops that will provide fresh food for a needy neighbourhood.

Let Your Kingdom Come

The Most Revd Jackson Ole Sapit was enthroned as the sixth Archbishop of Kenya and Bishop of the Diocese of All Saints Cathedral Diocese on Sunday 3 July.

This is the text of his Charge / sermon that he delivered during the service in Nairobi’s All Saints Cathedral.