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Mission, refugees, and peace in the Holy Land addressed by WCC

The next World Mission Conference of the WCC will take place in Arusha, Tanzania, in March 2018, it was announced last week.

01 July 2016

Delight at de-mining operation at site of Jesus' Baptism

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem has spoken of his “delight” at news that the approach to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism is to be de-mined.

29 June 2016

Boost for Middle East Christians as newly renovated churches re-dedicated

Two Anglican churches in Egypt and Israel are celebrating after completing renovations.

27 October 2015

WCC concerned about increasing violence in Jerusalem

The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has written to church leaders in Israel and Palestine to “express the concern and solidarity of the global ecumenical fellowship” in light of increasing violence in and around Jerusalem.

20 October 2015

Persecuted Christians need greater solidarity, TEC convention urges

Of particular concern are Pakistan, Syria, Liberia, South Sudan and Sudan

07 July 2015

NZ bishops call for Israel to return to pre-1967 borders

The Auckland Anglican and Catholic Bishops called on the New Zealand government called on Israel to return to "its pre-1967 borders"

18 August 2014

WCC mourns the death of three Israeli teenagers

The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has expressed deep sorrow over the killing of three Israeli teenagers

01 July 2014

 

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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.