A summary of significant appointments and departures by senior Anglican personnel around the world
04 February 2020
A Nigerian terror group, the Islamic State West African Province, says the 11 men were killed in retaliation for the death of their leaders, Abu bakr al-Baghdadi and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir in Iraq and Syria.
07 January 2020
Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to be taken to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state.
07 November 2019
The Bishop of Gombe, Archbishop Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba, has been elected as the next Primate of the Anglican Church in Nigeria.
26 September 2019
The Archbishop of the internal province of Jos, Ben Kwashi, has shared his story in a new book about living on ‘the front line’ in Nigeria.
06 September 2019
Dr Idowu-Fearon says inter-faith religious education will move some of Nigeria’s most divided communities away from hatred and fear.
19 July 2019
Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has decried the “worrisome” levels of insecurity in parts of Kaduna.
18 April 2019
The bursar of the Anglican Diocese of Akure, Gabriel Abiodun, has been shot and killed by robbers who escaped with ₦500,000 (£1,000).
09 April 2019
The family of Father Anthony Idris Jata’u, who were kidnapped in an incident in which he was killed, have been released, Sokoto diocese annouced.
07 March 2019
Reports from Nigeria say that a priest from the Diocese of Sokoto has been murdered by kidnappers who are continuing to hold his family.
13 February 2019