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Work begins to clear mines from Qasr el Yahud – the west bank site of Jesus’ baptism

Work to clear mines from the site of Jesus’ baptism at Qasr el Yahud has begun, almost two years after the project was announced.

20 March 2018

Jordanian prince and Jewish academic decry plight of Middle East Christians

Prince Hassan of Jordan, a Muslim, has teamed up with Dr Ed Kessler, the Jewish interfaith expert, to issue a joint denunciation of the persecution of Christians in the Middle East.

24 August 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

The grey ghost town and the camp in search of a soul

An in-depth report from Church Times’ reporter Madeleine Davies, who met with people fleeing the violence in Syria and those supporting them during a visit to refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan.

04 March 2016

Archbishop Mourns Death Of King Hussein

Archbishop Mourns Death Of King Hussein

The Archbishop of Canterbury today expressed his deep personal sorrow on being informed of the death of King Hussein of Jordan.

08 February 1999



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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.