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Bishop of Asante Mampong, Dr Cyril Korina Ben-Smith, to become Archbishop of Ghana

The Church of the Province of West Africa has announced that Bishop Cyril Korina Ben-Smith will succeed Archbishop Daniel Sarfo.

19 January 2021

Standing Committee review leads to shift of focus in the Anglican Communion Office

The Anglican Communion Standing Committee has announced changes to the operational priorities of the Anglican Communion Office.

19 January 2021

Bishop of Swaziland and global environment advocate Ellinah Wamukoya dies from Covid

The Bishop of Swaziland, Ellinah Wamukoya, has died after contracting Covid-19. Her death was announced by Archbishop Makgoba.

19 January 2021

While distanced by Covid, Christians around the world join together in prayer for unity

The ecumenical Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is taking place against a backdrop of global lockdowns and restrictions on movement.

18 January 2021

Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon: “Nigeria’s religious leaders should not seek political office”

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has said that religious leaders in Nigeria should not seek political office in the country.

18 January 2021

Canon Emily Awino Onyango becomes first female Anglican bishop in east & central Africa

Saint Paul’s University lecturer has been appointed to serve as Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Church of Kenya’s Diocese of Bondo.

18 January 2021

Christmas letter from Pope Francis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Church of Scotland Moderator Martin Fair to South Sudan’s political leaders

A Christmas Letter from Pope Francis, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, and the (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland Moderator Martin Fair to South Sudan's Political Leaders

24 December 2020

Pope, Archbishop and Moderator pray for peace in South Sudan in ecumenical Christmas letter

The Archbishop of Canterbury has joined the Pope and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland in praying for peace in South Sudan.

24 December 2020

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Justin Badi Arama

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Justin Badi Arama, Primate of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

 

22 December 2020

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Stephen Kaziimba, Primate of the Anglican Church of Uganda and Bishop of Kampala

22 December 2020