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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

Church leaders respond to martyrdom of Father Jacques Hamel

Church leaders have been responding to yesterday’s murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel.

27 July 2016

Africa joins Ugandans to celebrate martyrs' day

More than one million Christians, including Anglicans and Catholics, from all over the world converged at Namugongo village in central Uganda last week (3 June), to commemorate the killing of 45 martyrs 130 years ago.

06 June 2016

'Martyrdom is the ultimate witness to Christ's truth' - Archbishop Welby

Archbishop Justin Welby’s homily at the Church of England’s General Synod meeting in Westminster, London, on 17 February 2016

18 February 2016

Rolling the stone and breaking bread together

Leaders of the Coptic Orthodox Church and other major Christian denominations in Egypt gathered at All Saint’s Anglican Cathedral in the centre of Cairo this weekend for a united act of worship which has been described as an example of “loving, passionate, and world-changing unity.”

16 February 2016

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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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.