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US-based Episcopal Church House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end sexual violence

Bishops from the US-based Episcopal Church said they will support moves to end sexual harassment, violence and gender bias.

08 March 2018

Scottish Parliament hosts faith-based gender justice exhibition showcasing women activists

Christian Aid and Side by Side Scotland are staging an exhibition on “Faith in Gender Justice” at the Scottish Parliament, opening today.

08 March 2018

Primate of Brazil calls for men and women to fight together for gender equality

Bishop Francisco, Primate of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brasil has called on men and women to work together for gender equality.

08 March 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Girls’ Friendly Society includes boys in campaign against gender-based violence

An Anglican girls organisation has created a boys equivalent in South Africa so that young men and women can tackle gender-violence.

02 March 2018

Episcopal university vice-chancellor moves to reassure students after Charlie Rose furore

The vice-chancellor of Sewanee: The University of the South, has told students that it “continues to stand against sexual misconduct”.

28 February 2018

Episcopal university faces backlash over honorary degree to disgraced journalist

The University of the South is facing a growing backlash over its decision not to rescind an honorary degree to journalist Charlie Rose.

23 February 2018

Brazil takes “decisive steps towards gender equality” with election of its first female bishop

The Church of Brazil elects its first female bishop, 34 years after it first paved the way for women to serve in all three ministry orders.

24 January 2018

Bishop calls for end to “systemic sexism, misogyny and misuse of power” in the church

The US-based Episcopal Church must do more to give a voice to victims of sexual exploitation, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry says.

23 January 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges arrest of soldiers accused of rape

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk says the government of South Sudan is not serious about apprehending soldiers who rape women and girls.

11 January 2018

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Archbishop Masimango Katanda previews Lambeth Conference 2020

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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.