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Hope for Kenya's first woman bishop

The decision on 14 July by the General Synod of the Church of England to allow ordination of female bishops has reignited fresh hopes among local women priests of rising to top leadership in the Anglican Church of Kenya.

21 July 2014

Uganda Hails Vote On Women Bishops

The Anglican community in Uganda has welcomed news that the Church of England has for the first time opened the door for women to become bishops.

21 July 2014

New Anglican Communion director to promote greater women's participation

The Anglican Communion Office appoints a Director for Women in Church and Society, plus an Information and Records Manager to support the Anglican Communion

18 July 2014

Women leaders in African churches reflect on HIV and AIDS

Early struggles in developing a response to the HIV and AIDS pandemic were remembered by African women church leaders who gathered in Nairobi, Kenya

30 June 2014

Report shines light on secretive practice

On Saturday 17 May, a nine year old Sierra Leonean girl died from complications related to female genital mutilation (FGM).

17 June 2014

Abp Welby's message to global summit to end sexual violence in war

Archbishop Justin sends a video message to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which is taking place in London from 10-13 June. 

12 June 2014

Rwanda Archbishop highlights faith leaders' role anti-sexual violence summit

Archbishop Rwaje Onesphore joined a faith leaders panel at the Global Summit in London, which highlighted the role of faith leaders and communities in preventing and responding to sexual violence.

12 June 2014

Faith-based events to take place at Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

Anglican leaders will be speaking at two panel discussions at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, to focus on the role of faith leaders and faith communities in preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict.

10 June 2014

Parishes urged to welcome men as anti-violence advocates

​Parishes need to welcome men as important bearers of anti-violence messages to other men and boys, according to a report of the Diocese of Melbourne Violence Prevention Program

06 June 2014

"Muy pocas mujeres anglicanas participan aún en los procesos de toma de decisiones"

No hay suficientes mujeres participando en las tomas de decisiones de las iglesias en todos los niveles, reconoce la Oficina de la Mujer de la Comunión Anglicana.

16 May 2014

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VIDEO: Holy Trinity Cathedral Auckland

Features 

Middle East: Jews, Christians, and Muslims break bread for peace

Interfaith Iftar in Jerusalem: Community, Prayer and Hope during war

Are Church leaders the world's most active peacemakers?

Michael Binyon says church leaders are now using their moral authority to persuade leaders in conflict situations to look again at proposals for peace