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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

Threat of nuclear war “is a sin”, World Council of Churches’ chief tells economic leaders

The Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit will take an anti-nuclear message with him when he travels to the World Economic Forum in Davos tomorrow.

22 January 2018

South Sudanese archbishop urges arrest of soldiers accused of rape

Archbishop Paul Yugusuk says the government of South Sudan is not serious about apprehending soldiers who rape women and girls.

11 January 2018

UK government begins bell-ringer recruitment drive ahead of Armistice Centenary

The British government is supporting a campaign to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers ahead of the centenary of the First World War armistice.

05 January 2018

Commemorations mark centenary of WWI explosion that killed 2000 Canadians

A memorial and concert is being held to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War explosion in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

23 November 2017

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Bishop Ellinah on ending gender-based violence

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.