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World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.

17 April 2018

British Anglicans visit Syrian officials hours after Western airstrikes

Former Bishop of Exeter amongst a group of British Christian leaders to visit to officials in Damascus hours after Western airstrikes.

16 April 2018

Church in Wales calls for “concerted diplomatic action” over Syria chemical weapons attack

The Governing Body of the Church in Wales has called for “concerted diplomatic action” following the chemical attack in Douma.

13 April 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges government and opposition to end hostilities ahead of peace talks

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk has called on the warring factions in South Sudan to end the violence before the next round of peace talks.

04 April 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury offers to contribute to peace negotiations in violence-hit Nigeria

Archbishop Justin Welby has offered to contribute towards any peace negotiations as violence continues to erupt in parts of Nigeria.

27 March 2018

Anglican Bishop of Boga, Mugenyi William Bahemuka, predicts a Congolese genocide

Reinforcements by UN peace-keepers in Ituri province failed to prevent the deaths of 33 people in an attack on the village of Maze.

05 March 2018

Global prayer urged as tribal violence continues to claim lives in Congo

Anglicans are being asked to pray for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo as tribal violence continues to claim lives in Ituri.

05 February 2018

Nigerian bishops speak out against increasing attacks by Fulani herdsmen

Nigeria’s bishops have criticised their country’s government for failing to stop a series of fatal attacks carried out by Fulani herdsmen.

23 January 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges arrest of soldiers accused of rape

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk says the government of South Sudan is not serious about apprehending soldiers who rape women and girls.

11 January 2018

Church leaders appeal for dialogue over US-North Korea nuclear crisis

Church leaders in Korea and the United States have appealed for dialogue to replace the conflict between the two countries’ political leaders.

29 September 2017

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Bishop Ellinah on ending gender-based violence

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.