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Bishops act following “dramatic and profoundly uncomfortable” #MeToo listening exercise

Bishops in the US-based Episcopal Church commit to seeking change after hearing personal stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation.

10 July 2018

Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, becomes most senior female bishop in House of Lords

The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has been introduced as a member of the House of Lords, the upper house of the British Parliament.

24 May 2018

Anglican priest in Mexico honoured for work in US for female victims of violence

Mexican government bestows honour on the Revd María Cristernan to recognise her work for female victims of violence in the US.

16 May 2018

Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female archbishop

The Bishop of New Westminster, Melissa Skelton, has been elected as Archbishop of the internal province of British Columbia and Yukon.

15 May 2018

A new dawn as the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil consecrates its first female Bishop

Bishop Marinez Bassotto, the first woman to serve as an Anglican bishop in south America, has been consecrated in Brazil’s Amazon diocese.

27 April 2018

University investigating “sex for pass” claims against Anglican professor

A university in Nigeria investigates claims that an Anglican priest and university professor demanded sex from a female student to pass.

11 April 2018

Diocesan scholarship for first Likomo Island’s first female university student in decades

The only girl to have studied primary and secondary education on Likoma Island has received a scholarship by the diocese of Northern Malawi.

06 April 2018

“Domestic violence is always wrong” – strong message from the Archbishop of Uganda

In response to an MP saying men should beat their wives, Abp Stanley Ntagali has stressed that domestic violence is “always wrong”.

03 April 2018

Episcopal-owned university revokes disgraced journalist Charlie Rose’s honorary degree

Sewanee: The University of the South, has revoked the honorary degree it had previously awarded to broadcast journalist Charlie Rose.

22 March 2018

Domestic abuse happens in churches too: new research highlights churchgoers’ experience

New research into domestic abuse amongst churchgoers shows that one in four people have experienced abuse in their current relationship.

21 March 2018

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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