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Anglican Bishop of the Amazon awarded honorary degree in Canada

A Bishop whose diocese covers three-and-a-half million square kilometres,  with just two full time clergy, has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Huron, in Canada.

06 June 2017

'Public engagement' the theme of a conference of Brazilian theologians

'God is not Homophobic: An Anglican Contribution to Overcoming Homophobia' was the title of one of five papers presented at a theology conference this week in Brazil, under the theme “Anglican theology and public engagement.”

28 April 2017

Primates’ Christmas Message: Bishop Francisco de Assis da Silva

A Christmas message by the Primate of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil), Bishop Francisco de Assis da Silva.

22 December 2016

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

Archbishop welcomes Olympic sportspeople but criticises organisers

The Primate of Brazil has given a warm welcome to the athletes and visitors of the 2016 Olympic Games, while criticising the games’ administrators for serious mismanagement.

11 August 2016

Brazil seeks Canada's "knowledge" on indigenous advocacy

The Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil is learning from the Anglican Church of Canada’s experience of ministry with indigenous people.

27 July 2016

Primate of Brazil mobilises to "reclaim our democracy"

The Primate of Brazil has criticised the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff and warned of a growing social movement to “reclaim” the country’s democracy. The Most Revd Francisco De Assis Da Silva had previously criticised the impeachment process. Today he described the process as “a show of sad cynicism”.

17 May 2016

President Dilma Rousseff retains the support of Brazilian Anglicans

Anglicans in Brazil are continuing to stand-by the country’s embattled President, Dilma Rousseff, claiming that attempts to impeach her are a right-wing attempt to scupper her party’s endeavours to support Brazil’s poor and marginalised.

29 April 2016

Brazil's bishops speak out on political crisis

Moves to impeach Brazil’s President, Dilma Rousseff, are motivated not by evidence of wrong-doing but by political opposition to “social policies that have changed the lives of millions of Brazilians in recent years,” the bishops of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil – have said.

01 April 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

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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.