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Disadvantaged communities in Burundi given major boost by Mothers' Union

A Mothers’ Union programme to reach the most disadvantaged communities in Burundi has produced startling results bucking the trend in one of the world’s poorest countries. 

10 May 2017

Women Bishops speak out on gender justice

The seven female bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.” 

02 May 2017

Pioneer English woman priest appointed Bishop in Wales

The Dean of Salisbury, June Osborne, has been announced as the new Bishop of Llandaff, a diocese which serves most of Cardiff, the South Wales Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan.

27 April 2017

Anglican women pledge to 'change the world' after UN conference on economic empowerment

Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to ‘change the world’ after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN.

28 March 2017

125 Years of the Society of the Sacred Advent

Two Anglican schools in Australia have celebrated a century and a quarter of ministry by sisters of the Anglican Society of the Sacred Advent. 

20 March 2017

Women 'donate themselves' to help find peace in South Sudan campaigner tells UN meeting

Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.

16 March 2017

Anglicans' hopes high as UN conference on economic empowerment of women opens

Optimism, enthusiasm and expectation filled the air as Anglican, Episcopal and Mothers' Union delegates from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for the opening day of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on Monday.

14 March 2017

The Bishop of Gloucester raises issue of gender equality at House of Lords

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, has marked International Women’s Day with an event to promote gender equality.

08 March 2017

Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

22 February 2017

Episcopalians join global movement of women’s marches

Women from the US-based Episcopal Church joined thousands of marchers in Minnesota, on Saturday, in one of hundreds of global womens marches.

24 January 2017

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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.