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Archbishop of Canterbury backs “sex-workers” charity

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given his backing to a charity set up to support women involved in the “sex industry”.

14 August 2017

Bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offences consultation

The Bishop of Jamaica has called for a clearer definition of rape, equality for male and female victims, and for rape in marriage to be outlawed.

04 August 2017

Sexuality working group publishes interim report

A NZ working group has published its interim report on how strands of thinking on sexuality could be kept together in the Anglican Church.

03 August 2017

Presiding Bishop hits out at President Trump’s transgender ban

The leader of the US-based Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, has hit out at President Donald Trump’s announced ban on transgender people serving in the US military. 

31 July 2017

Task group developing deeper links and wider understanding

The Task Group set up by last year’s Primates’ gathering and meeting has been meeting in London this week with the emphasis on understanding diversity within the Anglican Communion – and recognising the many areas of unity.

21 April 2017

No easy solution to same-sex marriage issue, secretary general tells C of E Synod

Resolving issues around human sexuality within the Anglican Communion is like threading a needle – and there is no one solution in sight at present, the secretary general of the Communion has told the Church of England Synod.

16 February 2017

Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury after Synod setback for Bishops' report

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said that Bishops will go on thinking after the Synod vote on their report on marriage and same sex relationships. 

16 February 2017

Church of England's report on marriage and sexuality suffers setback at Synod

A report from the House of Bishops about marriage and same sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London.

15 February 2017

English bishops call for "fresh tone" to sexuality debate

Church of England Bishops call for fresh tone in the debate around marriage and sexuality - but have ruled out a change in doctrine.

27 January 2017

Structural arrangements sought to keep sides in same-sex relationship debate united

The Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is considering “structural arrangements” to keep people with differing views on same-sex relationships inside the Church.

28 October 2016

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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.