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18 July 2019

Top News Stories

Uganda’s first female Cathedral provost takes up her post

Uganda’s first female Cathedral provost takes up her post

The church of Uganda’s first female provost was installed this week on Wednesday 10th of July at All Saints’ Cathedral in Kampala.


Primates in push to encourage all bishops to attend the 2020 Lambeth Conference

Bishops at the Lambeth Conference in 1930 defined the Anglican Communion as “as a fellowship of churches, provinces and dioceses in communion with the See of Canterbury”.

Archbishop Justin Welby is amongst a number of primates calling for full participation of Anglican bishops at next year’s Lambeth Conference.


The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the Archbishop of Central America, Julio Murray, took time out from the Anglican Consultative Meeting in Hong Kong in May to visit ships in Hong Kong Harbour with Mission to Seafarers. Gavin Drake reports for ACNS.

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Zimbabwean parish choir director becomes the “new face” of the Anglican Communion

Chipo Madondo, the choir director from a parish in Zimbabwe, was photographed playing drums during the opening service of the 16th Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka, Zambia, in April 2016. The photo has now been used in a new map depicting the state of the Anglican Communion in 2019.

Zimbabwean choir director Chipo Madondo loves music. She has become the smiling face of the new Anglican Communion map poster.


Indigenous women’s voices for gender justice

A member of this year’s Anglican Communion delegation to the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women, Ruihana Paenga from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, writes about how the voices of indigenous women need to be heard in the fight for gender justice