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22 August 2019

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Archbishop backs proposal for Holocaust memorial beside London’s Houses of Parliament

Archbishop backs proposal for Holocaust memorial beside London’s Houses of Parliament

The Archbishop of Canterbury has given his support to plans for a Holocaust memorial and museum next to the Palace of Westminster.

Lambeth Conference

The Lambeth Conference runs from 23rd July 2020.

Today (23 July 2019) is exactly one year to go until this important event will begin.

For the 'one year to go' moment, we share words from members of the conference Design Group (Chaired by the Archbishop of Cape Town), outlining their hopes for this important event in the life of the Anglican Communion.

Click here to read the latest articles about the event at the Lambeth Conference blog

Feature

International link unites Māori and indigenous American young Anglicans

Three traditional dancers rise to participate in a dance ceremony dressed in traditional regalia. The photo was take at the annual Wakpa Waste Wachipi (Good River Pow Wow) at Red Shirt Table, Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota.

Today (Friday 9 August) is the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. To mark it, the Anglican Communion News Service spoke with a youth representative on the Anglican Consultative Council, Canon Isaac Beach, from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

Communion Map

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.

Blogs

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