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US Episcopalians confront hard truths about Church’s role in slavery and black history

Amy Sowder reports on events across the US as the Episcopal Church seeks racial reconciliation and healing among its congregations.

27 February 2018

Christ Church Dublin provides new home for asylum charity as it is designated “Sanctuary Cathedral”

An organisation campaigning for the right of asylum seekers to cook their own food is running a café in Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral.

19 February 2018

Bishop begins bid to change law on marriage registration in England and Wales

A Church of England bishop is promoting a Bill to allow the names of couples mothers to be included in the official registers of marriages.

26 January 2018

Archbishop of Cape Town’s tribute to anti-apartheid hero and trumpeter Hugh Masekela

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba pays tribute to anti-apartheid campaigner and trumpeter Hugh Masekela, who died yesterday aged 78.

24 January 2018

South African diocese rolls out programme to get people talking about racial divide

Port Elizabeth diocese is embarking on a programme to help people to tell their story in a bid to ease racial tensions in South Africa.

16 January 2018

Anglican Welfare Council helps Hong Kong respond to the “silver tsunami”

The Welfare Council of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui is responding to a predicted “silver tsunami” – an increasingly aging population.

04 January 2018

Archbishop calls for tolerance, harmony and mutual respect in the Holy City of Jerusalem

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, has called for tolerance, harmony and mutual respect for all in the Holy City of Jerusalem.

11 December 2017

Delight as “Chennai Six” set to return home after four years in captivity

The Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers has spoken of its delight at the acquittal of 35 sailors held in captivity in India on weapons charges.

06 December 2017

Anglican Communion Secretary General “excited” by his new peace role in Nigeria

Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has spoken of his excitement at being appointed to lead a peace commission in the Nigerian state of Kaduna.

01 December 2017

Peace-building project reduces tensions between Kipsigis and Maasai in Kenya

An Anglican Church of Kenya's peace-building project is reducing recurring violence between Kipsigis and Maasai people in Trans Mara district.

10 November 2017


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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.