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Hong Kong theological college approved for Bachelors and Masters degrees

For the first time in its 70-year history, the Ming Hua Theological College has been approved to offer Bachelors and Masters degree courses.

17 August 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

Church leaders unite to speak out on euthanasia move

Seven Christian leaders in the Australian state of Victoria are calling on the premier to reconsider plans to legalise assisted suicide and euthanasia.

16 August 2017

Child abuse inquiry recommends an end to Seal of the Confessional

Australia’s child sexual abuse inquiry says that failing to report abuse - including information given in the Confessional - should be a criminal offence.

14 August 2017

Two Anglican agencies join Australian government's humanitarian response

The Anglican Board of Mission and Anglican Overseas Aid have been selected to join the Australian Humanitarian Partnership, set up by the Australian government, with the aim of responding rapidly to global crises. The partnership has a particular focus on Pacific preparedness and resilience work.

19 June 2017

Anglican appeal for child nutrition project in Gaza

The national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia (ABM), has launched a tax appeal to boost a child nutrition project in Gaza.

16 May 2017

Women Bishops speak out on gender justice

The seven female bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.”

02 May 2017

Easter Message from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia

An Easter Message from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier.

13 April 2017

Crucified migrants sculpture highlights the plight of refugees

St Paul’s Cathedral in Bendigo, in the Australian state of Victoria, is displaying an artwork depicting crucified migrants in the run-up to Easter.

12 April 2017

Anglican appeal for cyclone victims in Australia

The Archbishop of Sydney's Anglican Aid has launched an appeal for the victims of Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland.

31 March 2017

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry introduces the Good Book Club

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Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.

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.