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Children speak at Geneva event about being affected by violence

The World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that Churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children.

19 June 2017

Member of indigenous community is first woman to be ordained in Guyana

The diocese of Guyana has its first ever female Deacon. Rita Hunter was ordained last Saturday at Christ Church in Georgetown by the Bishop of Guyana, the Right Revd. Charles A. Davidson.

16 June 2017

New appeal to fund women as 'agents of change'

A charitable foundation which provides educational grants for Anglican women in the global south, to enhance their Christian ministry, is expanding its fundraising efforts.

14 June 2017

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

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Preparing for Primates 2017 - Abp John Davies

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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.