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Day of prayer and fasting called as plague sweeps Madagascar

The Mothers’ Union in the Indian Ocean is calling for a day of prayer and fasting on Friday in response to an epidemic of plague in Madagascar.

09 October 2017

Church funding ends for Gaza mobile dental clinic

A special fund established to pay for a mobile dental clinic in Gaza is being wound up – seven years beyond its original end-date.

02 June 2017

BBC's Call the Midwife drama highlights work of USPG

The Christmas special of BBC’s popular Call the Midwife drama will feature the work of the Anglican mission agency USPG.

30 November 2016

Solar suitcases bring light and life to mothers and babies in Mozambique

The overseas development arm of the Anglican Church of Canada is helping to save the lives of new-born babies in Mozambique through the provision of “solar suitcases.”

10 November 2016

Regimental church offers mental health care for army reservists

A regiment of Canadian army reservists can soon expect to have greater access to mental health services with the launch of a new ministry in the diocese of Edmonton.

08 November 2016

West African Anglicans plan five-year post-Ebola mission strategy

It is 10 months since the World Health Organisation declared that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa was at an end; but the aftermath will take many years to resolve.

14 October 2016

NZ Churches take anti-euthanasia campaign to parliament

Members of New Zealand’s InterChurch Bioethics Council have made an oral submission to a parliamentary committee on their opposition to assisted suicide.

23 September 2016

Sun provides night-time light to Solomons' clinic

An Anglican-run clinic on the island of Big Ngella in the Central Solomons has turned to the sun to solve a problem of the lights going out at night.

23 September 2016

Re-hospitalised Archbishop Desmond Tutu thanks well-wishers

The Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, has turned to social media to thank well-wishers after he was once-again hospitalised. 

19 September 2016

Anglican priest is first patient of robotic eye surgery

An Anglican priest who once served as the head of communications for the Church of England has undergone pioneering eye surgery – by a robot.

16 September 2016

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

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.