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Africa

Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby plan united visit to South Sudan

The first joint visit by a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury could take place in South Sudan, the Vatican and Lambeth Palace announced

14 November 2019

Two candidates shortlisted to head up World Council of Churches

A theological professor and an ecumenical leader have been named as the two candidates for the next general secretary of the WCC

13 November 2019

Homeless Jesus will be international focus for World Day of the Poor

A sculpture of Jesus, depicted as a homeless person on a bench, is to be a focal point for events marking the World Day of the Poor.

07 November 2019

Archbishop condemns oil companies for 'sparking environmental genocide'

Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to be taken to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state.

07 November 2019

Churches invited to support the media in prayer

Christians are being urged by Churches Media Trust to make this Sunday (3rd November), a day of prayer for all members of the Media.

31 October 2019

New Bishop urges Kenyans to support peace initiatives and tackle corruption

A newly elected Kenyan bishop has called on churches to support the fight against corruption and initiatives being made to unite the country.

31 October 2019

Youth lead by example on care for the environment

Young people in Pakistan and Kenya are leading the way on care of the environment by taking practical steps to look after their communities

31 October 2019

Archbishops support church training on tackling latest Ebola epidemic in DRC

Two archbishops have backed new training for churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo, designed to help tackle the Ebola epidemic

30 October 2019

Anglican Communion advocacy manager receives United Nations award

A member of the Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations was awarded a Spirit of the United Nations award last week

30 October 2019

Porvoo church leaders discuss the Church’s voice in the public square

Climate change, Brexit and digital media under discussion as leaders from the Porvoo Communion churches gathered in Portugal.

24 October 2019