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Archbishop urges churches to commemorate the “vile and shameful” holocaust

Archbishop John Davies of the Church in Wales is encouraging churches, parishes and chaplaincies to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.

09 January 2018

US Government declares Daesh persecution of Christians a genocide

The US Government has declared the persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East by Daesh (the self-proclaimed “Islamic State”) as a genocide. The statement, made today by US Secretary of State John Kerry, follows similar declarations in the past few months by the Council of Europe and the European Parliament.

17 March 2016

Memorial to Armenian Genocide erected in Dublin Anglican cathedral

A Khachker – a traditional Armenian cross made from volcanic stone – has been erected in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin in a service attended by Christian leaders from across the denominations in Ireland

07 December 2015

Anglican delegation participates in Armenian Genocide centenary events in Yerevan

Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe reflects on visit and the political will to prevent similar atrocities today

13 May 2015

USA: WCC general secretary preaches at Armenian genocide commemoration

Homily in Washington DC’s National Cathedral highlights commitment to addressing crimes against humanity

08 May 2015

Church of Ireland joins call for recognition of Armenian Genocide

Representatives of Jewish community and seven Christian denominations in attendance at remembrance service

29 April 2015

Anglican Church of Canada joins Armenian Genocide remembrance

Montreal worship service commemorates “sacred memory” of tragedy that befell 1.5 million Armenians

22 April 2015

Global network aims to raise awareness, 'stop genocide in South Sudan'

Members of “the network” ring in faithfully every Friday; a dozen or more callers from across the Anglican Communion with a common mission: to support and advocate for the people of South Sudan.

29 April 2014

Belfast Service to Mark 20th Anniversary of Rwandan Genocide

A service to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide will take place on Monday 7th April  at 7.30 p.m. in St Anne’s Cathedral Belfast.

02 April 2014



Bridges to Bethlehem


Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.

Christmas messages from Anglican Primates

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