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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

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

Charlottesville clergy hold anti-racism prayer meeting

Christians leaders held a march and prayer meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend in a show of support for minority communities. 

14 August 2017

Call for action to stop attacks on people with albinism

There has been a sharp increase in the number of attacks on people with albinism in Malawi, leading to the Bishop of the Upper Shire to plead that the “barbaric behaviour” has to stop. “This makes me sick as we cannot comprehend the level of inhumanity and evil Malawians have become,” Bishop Brighton Vita Malasa said.

10 May 2016

Bishop laments murder of minister for religious minorities

A Pakistani provincial government minister for minority religious affairs has been shot and killed in the northwest of the country. Sardar Soran Singh was a member of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provincial assembly; holding one of the seats reserved for religious minorities. He was the Chief Minister's special advisor on minorities affairs.

04 May 2016

First Episcopal ordinations in Hmong-majority faith community

Three women among ordinands, including first Hmong woman to pursue priesthood

16 June 2015

Turn Up The Volume

The Church of England has launched a new initiative aimed at increasing the number of minority ethnic clergy in senior positions.

20 May 2014

Plan to double number of UK Minority Ethnic clergy in senior positions

The Church of England has launched an initiative to address the imbalance in UK Minority Ethnic (ME) clergy in senior positions

30 April 2014

 

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

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.