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ANZP: Hui to empower women for leadership roles

More than 90 ordained and lay women from across the province gather at St John’s College for this year’s Women in Ministry Hui. 

29 September 2014

Wales: Crossing the Threshold - event marks new Women Bishops' law

Two women bishops from the United States will take part in a conference in Cardiff this week as legislation allowing women to be ordained as bishops in Wales comes into effect.

03 September 2014

"Women must be heard in Church and society" - Melanesia primate

The Archbishop of Melanesia urged Mothers' Union delegates to promote the place of women in the Church and society.

02 September 2014

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


Archbishop Tutu calls for an end to the fossil fuel era


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