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South Sudan’s opposition groups pull out of Addis Ababa peace talks

The opposition groups in South Sudan’s civil war have rejected a draft compromise agreement and pulled out of peace talks in Ethiopia.

24 May 2018

Korean churches plan prayer vigil as US - North Korean diplomacy heats up

The National Council of Churches in Korea has planned a prayer vigil on 7 June despite increasing doubts over a US-North Korea summit.

24 May 2018

Archbishop welcomes ceasefire agreement as South Sudan peace talks continue

The Anglican Archbishop of South Sudan has led five days of mediated peace talks between the warring parties in South Sudan.

23 May 2018

Regional ecumenical group prays for success of Korean-peninsula peace summit

Christians in Asia are praying for the success of talks involving the leaders of North and South Korea, which are due to take place tomorrow.

26 April 2018

Funerals held as 157 victims of the Genocide in Rwanda buried in Ruhanga memorial

Recently discovered victims of the Rwandan Genocide have been buried in a former Anglican Church, which has been turned into a memorial.

18 April 2018

World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.

17 April 2018

British Anglicans visit Syrian officials hours after Western airstrikes

Former Bishop of Exeter amongst a group of British Christian leaders to visit to officials in Damascus hours after Western airstrikes.

16 April 2018

Church in Wales calls for “concerted diplomatic action” over Syria chemical weapons attack

The Governing Body of the Church in Wales has called for “concerted diplomatic action” following the chemical attack in Douma.

13 April 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges government and opposition to end hostilities ahead of peace talks

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk has called on the warring factions in South Sudan to end the violence before the next round of peace talks.

04 April 2018

Anglican Bishop of Boga, Mugenyi William Bahemuka, predicts a Congolese genocide

Reinforcements by UN peace-keepers in Ituri province failed to prevent the deaths of 33 people in an attack on the village of Maze.

05 March 2018

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Archbishop Masimango Katanda previews Lambeth Conference 2020

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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.