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Martyred Archbishop Janani Luwum honoured in new Ugandan finance building

A new 16-storey commercial office suite in the heart of Uganda’s finance district will carry the name of martyred Archbishop Janani Luwum.

02 February 2018

Death announced of former Primate of Uganda, Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi-Nkoyoyo

Archbishop Livingstone Mpalanyi-Nkoyoyo, who died on Friday, will be buried tomorrow at the Anglican Shrine of the Uganda Martyrs.

08 January 2018

Nigerian Primate predicts positive future despite ongoing violence

“Do not be vengeful” - Archbishop Nicholas Okoh’s New Year Message as as armed gangs shoot 17 churchgoers dead in Rivers State.

03 January 2018

Nine killed as terrorists target Church Nativity service in Quetta, Pakistan

The Moderator of the Church of Pakistan will visit the Christian community in Quetta after terrorists killed nine people at a church service.

18 December 2017

First Persian woman to be ordained to the episcopate consecrated in Canterbury Cathedral

The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury this morning during a service in his Cathedral.

30 November 2017

Anglican primates’ discussions focus on evangelism and discipleship

A discussion by Anglican primates about evangelism and discipleship strategies was so lively, it continued through the lunch break.

04 October 2017

Shrine security increased ahead of Uganda’s Martyrs Day

Security in and around the Namugongo district of Uganda has been increased ahead of tomorrow’s Martyrs Day commemorations.

02 June 2017

Archbishop Justin Welby in London vigil for Coptic bomb victims

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, took part in a vigil at Westminster Abbey last night in honour of the victims of Sunday’s bomb attack on the Coptic Cathedral compound in Cairo.

15 December 2016

Church of Pakistan remembers its martyrs

The Church of Pakistan has designated 22 September – the anniversary of the 2013 attack on All Saints Church in Peshawar – as the Day of the Christian Martyrs in Pakistan.

18 October 2016

Ugandans discus sex education, land grabbing and Janani Luwum anniversary

The Church of Uganda adopted a 10-year master strategic plan when its Provincial Assembly held its biennial meeting last month in Mukono.

15 September 2016


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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.