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Mothers’ Union use 16-Days to Break the Silence, Lift the Shame, and Shift the Blame

Archbishop Welby urges Christians to “stand up and speak out for justice” in support of an MU campaign against gender-based violence.

21 November 2017

Fijian churches unite to “Break the Silence” on violence against women

Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.

16 November 2017

Episcopal election makes it three firsts for Scotland’s first female bishop

Canon Anne Dyer has been elected Scotland's first female bishop, 14 years after the province formally approved the consecration of women.

10 November 2017

Daughters of the King members injured as heavy wind blows roof off church

A Malawian bishop is asking for prayer for women on a retreat who were injured when heavy winds damaged the church they were in.

08 November 2017

40 years of women’s priestly ministry celebrated in New Zealand

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first ordination of women in the Province.

07 November 2017

Gender justice on agenda as Anglican Women’s Network meet in London

The steering group for the International Anglican Women’s Network met last week to discuss issues facing women throughout the world.

23 October 2017

“Don’t forget us” – orphaned girl’s plea leads to film and book of poems

A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 

19 September 2017

First female Archbishop elected in Australia

The Right Revd Kay Goldsworthy has been elected Archbishop of Perth, the first woman to hold that office in the Anglican church in Australia.

30 August 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury backs “sex-workers” charity

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given his backing to a charity set up to support women involved in the “sex industry”.

14 August 2017

Young women reflect on living a monastic life

More than 10 months after a group of young women began living with members of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (SSJD)in Toronto, the inaugural Companions on the Way programme is drawing to a close—an experience that left a major impact on sisters and companions alike.

26 July 2017

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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.