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South Sudan: Bishop casts doubt on possible rival leaders’ meeting

An Anglican bishop involved in peace talks is pessimistic about a meeting between President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar.

12 June 2018

South Sudanese in the US call on diaspora to join together “as a force for peace”

A group of South Sudanese expatriates in the US have met to discuss “obstacles and the foundations for reconciliation and peace-building”.

09 May 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

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

Pakistan politician says non-Muslims should not be treated as a minority

The leader of Pakistan’s Jamat-e-Islami political party, Senator Siraj ul Haq, has said that non-Muslims should not be referred to as minorities.

26 October 2017

Religious leaders emphasise interfaith harmony for “guaranteed long-term peace”

Interfaith and religious harmony is essential to bring about “guaranteed long-term peace and stability” in Pakistan, senior faith leaders said.

01 June 2017

TEC to cut refugee support network after US immigration changes

Episcopal Migration Ministries – the refugee resettlement programme of the US-based Episcopal Church – is to cut its 31-member affiliate network by six next year. The move is because of changes in US immigration policy which will reduce the number of refugees resettling in the USA by more than half.

05 April 2017

Egyptian Anglicans in peace building partnership with Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Diocese of Egypt has announced a partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in art, science, culture, peace-building, dialogue and the combating of extremism.

20 January 2017

Irish Faith Leaders stress the dignity of human life in the Holy Land

Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Ireland have pledged to work together to promote peace and deepen understanding in the Holy Land.

08 December 2016

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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