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Theological resources on persecution published for ACC-16

A draft report detailing theological resources for times of persecution has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network. The document, “Out of the Depths – Hope in a time of suffering” is “an Anglican contribution to ecumenical engagement” and will be discussed during next month’s meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka.

21 March 2016

Six 'gifts to the church' shortlisted for Michael Ramsey Prize

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has announced the shortlist for this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize for theological writing. Launched in 2005, Launched in 2005, the prize is awarded every three years in celebration of “the most promising contemporary theological writing from the global Church.”

29 February 2016

Judeo-Christian values replaced with golden calf of the self

The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in America, the Most Revd Michael Curry, has said that the replacement of Judeo-Christian values with the “idol of the self” is a “formula for human self-destruction” and said that the love of God was about the “sacrifice of self-centred interest for the good of the other.”

10 February 2016

Theology under a mango tree as South Sudan's seminary comes home

South Sudan's theological college has endured a turbulent lifetime exile in Uganda, but faces a bright future after "coming home" to the Diocese of Yei.

04 January 2016

Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion lecture explores African Christianity

Christianity in Africa has benefited from sustained exponential growth, with numbers growing from about 10 million in 1900 to just over half a billion in 2015;

26 October 2015

International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue Communique 2015

Statement on human personhood in the divine image to be published following six years of study

25 September 2015

Anglicans mobilise for climate change, seek common reconciliation theology

Conference at Coventry Cathedral looks at how to reconcile a wounded planet

22 September 2015

Mission Theologian commissioned for ministry

New post aims to support theological work with focus on Global South

17 September 2015

Tanzania: Installation of first woman theological college principal

Central Tanganyika Canon to focus on formation of pastors and lay leaders for holistic ministry

16 September 2015

"Metro Theology" fosters church, community engagement

“It takes a village” is an adage often associated with child rearing

10 September 2015

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ACC-16: Bishop James Tengatenga's final sermon

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ACC commits to "walking together" with the Primates

The Anglican Consultative Council has committed to “walk together” with the Primates of the Anglican Communion in response to Archbishop Justin Welby’s report on January’s Primates’ Gathering and Meeting which called for “consequences” for the US-based Episcopal Church following its decision to change its regulations to allow same-sex marriage.

Draft programme for Anglican Consultative Council meeting published

Anglican Bishops, priests and laity from across the world will gather in Lusaka next month for the 16th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-16). Members will discuss a range of issues around the theme “Intentional discipleship in a world of difference” – how Christians can be faithful to the Gospel in all aspects of their lives in the different cultures and situations that Anglicans find themselves in.