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Gambia bishop gives thanks for peace after election tension

Bishop James Odico of The Gambia has expressed thanksgiving for a peaceful outcome after the tensions surrounding a Presidential election in December.  The poll marked the first change of presidency in The Gambia since a military coup in 1994.

06 March 2017

Episcopalians respond to Donald Trump election victory

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church have been responding to last week’s presidential election victory by Donald Trump.

14 November 2016

Churches at cutting edge of helping Americans with political anxiety

For many Americans, next Tuesday’s general election can’t come soon enough, and not because they’re excited about it - more than half report feeling stressed.

04 November 2016

Kenyan Primate urges calm ahead of 2017 general elections

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, has commended the country’s government and opposition leaders for working together to ease tensions ahead of the 2017 general elections.

04 October 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

Bishop concerned by rising political violence in Zambia

The Bishop of Eastern Zambia, the Rt Revd William Mchombo, has expressed his “great concern” about the rise in political violence ahead of the country’s tripartite general election which is due to take place on 11 August. The head of the country's tourism body says that visitor numbers are beginning to fall as a result of increased incidents.

23 May 2016

Ugandan churches call for reform after electoral failings

The Uganda Joint Christian Council has called for discussions on electoral reform to “eliminate the malpractices witnessed in the elections of 2016 in future elections”. It made the call after releasing a preliminary report on last week’s presidential, parliamentary and local elections, which documents a series of failings in the electoral process.

26 February 2016

Anglican Church of Canada election resource highlights climate change threat

Caring for creation is urgent theological and spiritual challenge, says ACEN secretary

02 October 2015

Datuk Ng Moon Hing elected Primate of South East Asia

Bishop of West Malaysia to take office in February 2016 as fifth Archbishop of the Province

02 September 2015

Cast vote for common good, says Anglican Diocese of Colombo

Sri Lanka bishop urges stand against corruption and greed in upcoming parliamentary elections

04 August 2015

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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.