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Fijian churches unite to “Break the Silence” on violence against women

Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.

16 November 2017

Gender justice on agenda as Anglican Women’s Network meet in London

The steering group for the International Anglican Women’s Network met last week to discuss issues facing women throughout the world.

23 October 2017

CSI pushes for gender-equal society in India

A gender conclave held by the Church of South India was “another significant milestone in the journey towards a gender equal society."

04 October 2017

Celebrations of 130 years of the Mothers’ Union in Ireland

A service has been held in Strabane to mark the 130-year presence of the international Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union in Ireland.

22 September 2017

First female Archbishop elected in Australia

The Right Revd Kay Goldsworthy has been elected Archbishop of Perth, the first woman to hold that office in the Anglican church in Australia.

30 August 2017

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with a new discernment group.

01 August 2017

Young women reflect on living a monastic life

More than 10 months after a group of young women began living with members of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (SSJD)in Toronto, the inaugural Companions on the Way programme is drawing to a close—an experience that left a major impact on sisters and companions alike.

26 July 2017

Second woman bishop enthroned in Wales

More than 500 people packed into Llandaff Cathedral in Wales at the weekend to welcome their new bishop at her enthronement service.

24 July 2017

Vibrant youth work spreading discipleship in Katanga Diocese, DRC

“It is a great honour to let you know that the youth department supervises about 6000 young people who actively participate in the growth of discipleship in the Anglican diocese of Katanga, within the Province of Congo, writes Raphael Mukendi, the diocesan youth co-ordinator.

20 July 2017

First ever meeting of Mexico's ordained women

Three quarters of the current women priests and deacons in the Anglican Church of Mexico have held a gathering to celebrate the ministry of ordained women in the province.

17 July 2017

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Features 

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.