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Africa

Anglican bishop builds closer ties between Christian higher education institutions in Burundi

An exchange forum, based in Bujumbura, has been organised by Christian universities and theological colleges in Burundi.

11 February 2020

Tributes paid following the death of Ghanaian Anglican theologian Canon John Pobee

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby leads tributes to the Revd Canon Professor John Samuel Pobee, who died last week.

04 February 2020

Anglican People: deployments, movements and ordinations in our global communion

A summary of significant appointments and departures by senior Anglican personnel around the world

04 February 2020

Anglican Alliance appoints Grace Kaiso as advisor and recruits modern-slavery advocate

Canon Grace Kaiso, former Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa General Secretary, has been appointed Senior Advisor to Anglican Alliance.

24 January 2020

Go-ahead given for new Anglican Communion Province of Alexandria

The Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa is set to become the 41st province of the Anglican Communion.

20 January 2020

Anglican Communion called to repent as primates affirm commitment to walk together

A Task Group established at the request of the primates in 2016 has produced prayers of repentance for the fifth Sunday of Lent (29 March 2020).

20 January 2020

Five primates elected to serve on Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council

The five primates who will elect their fellow archbishops, presiding bishops and moderators on the Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council have been elected.

20 January 2020

Anglican Communion pleads to United Nations for an end to gender-based violence

The Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations has submitted a statement ahead of a meeting of the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women.

14 January 2020

Nigerian terror group kills nine Christians and two Muslims in Christmas Day horror

A Nigerian terror group, the Islamic State West African Province, says the 11 men were killed in retaliation for the death of their leaders, Abu bakr al-Baghdadi and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir in Iraq and Syria.

07 January 2020

Anglicans joined Christians and people of other faiths to pray for peace at Christmas

Events were held throughout the world over Christmas at which Anglicans prayed for peace and reconciliation in their nations with other Christians and people of different faiths.

07 January 2020