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Historic Western Cape church badly damaged in student protest arson attack

A 130-year-old church at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town has been badly damaged in a suspected arson attack.

28 September 2017

"Urgency" to capture next generation spurs on plans for Anglican University in South Sudan

A charity is working with the Episcopal Church in South Sudan to open a multi-campus university within the next two years, with the aim of helping the next generation escape the violence that has plagued the country.

04 May 2017

Canadian Anglican to head Cambridge University

A Canadian Anglican has been chosen to head one of the world’s most prestigious universities - the first non-Briton to hold the post.

12 October 2016

Young Anglican academics offered research fellowship in Japan

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), the Anglican Church in Japan, is offering young Anglican academics the opportunity to undertake a fully funded 18-month research fellowship in Tokyo.

23 June 2016

Archbishops of York medieval records digitised

More than 10,000 individual handwritten parchment folios belonging to the Archbishops of York between 1225 and 1650 have been digitally scanned and are now being made available online. The York Registers, produced by the University of York, is said to be “one of the most important collections of historical materials to survive in England today.”

01 March 2016

Anglican universities award Distinguished Fellowship to Canterbury chaplain

The inaugural Distinguished Fellowship award by the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion network (CUAC) has been awarded to the Revd Dr Jeremy Law, Dean of Chapel and Chaplain of Canterbury Christ Church University, in Kent, England.

24 November 2015

Wife of Henry VIII wrote BCP prayer

A Canadian university professor has discovered that the prayer for the Monarch, contained in the 1662 Book of Common Prayer and retained by many provinces, in one form or another, was written by Katherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII, and selected for use in the BCP by Queen Elizabeth I.

12 November 2015

Proposed Anglican university gets free land in Niger state

Gov. Babangida Aliyu of Niger state has allocated 100 hectares, at no cost to the Anglican Church, for the proposed Walter Miller University (WMU), Diko, Niger state.

10 December 2014

Council of Christians and Jews strengthen university links

The critical role of interfaith relations is given top priority this month as students from Durham University invite the Archbishop of York and the Chief Rabbi to campus.

17 February 2014

The Episcopal Church's Primate honoured by Oxford University

Six leading figures from the worlds of science, the arts and religion are set to receive honorary degrees from the University of Oxford this year.

07 February 2014

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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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.