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16 August 2022

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Living Church Foundation’s Christopher Wells to be Anglican Director of Unity, Faith & Order

Living Church Foundation’s Christopher Wells to be Anglican Director of Unity, Faith & Order

Dr Christopher Wells, Living Church Foundation Executive Director, appointed Anglican Communion Director of Unity, Faith & Order.

Europe & Middle East

Global Anglican leaders call for withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine

The Archbishop of Canterbury (in the middle) is flanked on the left (looking at the photo) by Archbishop Albert Chama, Bishop of Northern Zambia and Primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa – the longest serving Anglican Primate; and on the right (looking at the photo) by Archbishop Archbishop Ande Titre Georges, Archbishop of Congo and Primate of Le Province de L'Eglise Anglicane Du Congo – the newest Anglican Primate

Leaders of Anglican Churches around the world call for “an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine.”

Europe & Middle East

Church in Wales urges WCC to distance itself from Russian Orthodox Church over Ukraine

A local resident walks past a church heavily damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the southern port city of Mariupol, Ukraine April 28, 2022.

The Church in Wales has called on the World Council of Churches to distance itself from members which have supported Russia's war.

Europe & Middle East

Archbishop of Canterbury issues call to prayer for the fifteenth Lambeth Conference

Justin Welby

The Archbishop of Canterbury has issued a call for people to pray for the Lambeth Conference and set aside a dedicated day of prayer. 

Other News

Tree planted at Anglican Communion Office to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee

Queen Elizabeth II

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, plants a tree as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy.