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5 May 2021

Top News Stories

Anglican Communion prays for the Catholic community of South Sudan after bishop shot

Anglican Communion prays for the Catholic community of South Sudan after bishop shot

Anglican Communion leaders react after the Catholic Bishop-Elect of Rumbek, Christian Carlassare, was attacked at the diocesan Offices.

Americas

Archbishop Howard Gregory says church must acknowledge role in violence against women

Archbishop Howard Gregory

Archbishop Howard Gregory calls for Jamaican church to accept that some of its practices are used to justify violence against women.

Europe & Middle East

Diocese of Egypt’s Deaf Unit continuing to provide care despite Covid restrictions

The Deaf Unit in Cairo, part of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt, continues to serve their community despite covid-19 setbacks.

Europe & Middle East

Anglican and Catholic Archbishops accuse UK Government of “broken promise”

The UK’s Royal Air Force delivered tents to Mozambique in March 2019 to provide emergency shelter for nearly 50,000 people who had lost their homes as a result of Cyclone Idai. The aid was part of the UK Government’s commitment to spend 0.7 per cent of GNP on overseas aid – a commitment which is now at risk.

Archbishop Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols describe the UK Government plans to cut international aid as “deeply worrying”.

Asia

Anglican Communion Secretary General urges Christians to pray for the People of Myanmar

People walking in Shwedagon Pagoda, Myanmar

Anglican Communion Secretary General, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, urges all Christians to pray for the People of Myanmar.