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Anglican Communion primates invited to Church of England’s General Synod

Four Anglican Communion primates have been invited to attend next month’s meeting of the Church of England’s General Synod in London.

19 January 2018

Melbourne Anglicans urge state government to drop euthanasia bill

The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians in the state of Victoria not to legalise medically assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

25 October 2017

Australian Anglicans “sorry” for complicity in domestic violence

The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

18 September 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

Archbishops of Canterbury and York issue letter after Synod vote

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod of the Church of England setting out the next steps following this week’s vote at Synod not to “take note” of a report on Marriage and Same Sex Relationships.

17 February 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

Agenda published for C of E General Synod meeting

Ecumenism, the Anglican Communion, and legislation will dominate next month’s meeting of the Church of England’s general synod.

23 January 2017

Church supports First Nation Canadians in battle against new oil and gas pipe

A major new oil and gas pipeline through the British Columbia region of Canada has received government backing despite protests from indigenous peoples groups.

02 December 2016

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Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.

Christmas messages from Anglican Primates

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