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23 November 2020

Top News Stories

“Do not grow tired of praying for Sudan”, Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo pleads

“Do not grow tired of praying for Sudan”, Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo pleads

The Primate of the Episcopal Church of Sudan, Archbishop Ezekiel Kondo, has urged Christians to “not grow tired of praying for Sudan”.

Worship

Church of England’s “Anglican Communion” service

The national weekly online worship service from the Church of England on Sunday 15 November is themed around the Anglican Communion. Join in from 9 am GMT.

Kenya

Anglican Church of Kenya marks half-century with plans for monument to founding father

President Uhuru Kenyatta (standing in pew) as Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit processes at the start of a service in All Saints’ Cathedral, Nairobi, for a service to mark the 50th anniversary of the Anglican Church of Kenya.

A German missionary who was instrumental in the spread of Christianity in Kenya is to be honoured with the creation of a new chapel.

England

Church of England publishes major teaching resource on identity and sexuality

The Church of England has published a series of Christian teaching resources on identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.

United Nations

ACOUN says Churches are “important partners of governments” to achieve gender justice

Anglican delegation to CSW64 and CSW65: Robyn Andréo-Boosey (The Anglican Church of Australia); Bridie Boyd (The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia); the Revd Bianca Daébs (Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil); Martine Dushime (The Anglican Church of Burundi); Clare Hendricks (The Episcopal Church); Bishop Sarah Mullally (The Church of England); Amal Sarah (The Church of Pakistan); and the Revd Navina Thompson (The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East).

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is urging world governments and international organisations to partner with churches.