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Anglican and Episcopal UN CSW delegates open second week with evensong in New York

The Anglican Communion and the US-based Episcopal Church have delegations at the UN Commission on the Status of women meeting.

20 March 2019

Theologians compile educational resource to help ordinands and seminarians learn about gender justice

New study materials to help Anglican theological colleges teach about just relationships between males and females is being developed.

20 March 2019

More than 1,000 people feared dead in Southern Hemisphere’s “worst” cyclone disaster

More than 2.5 million people in southern Africa have been affected by Cyclone Idai, which has created a new “inland ocean” in Mozambique.

20 March 2019

Kenyan priest Steve Maina, head of CMS in New Zealand, to be next Bishop of Nelson

The head of the New Zealand Church Missionary Society, Kenyan Priest Steve Maina, has been elected as the next Bishop of Nelson.

18 March 2019

Archbishop of Cape Town honoured for work combating poverty and promoting education

The British international affairs organisation FIRST has given its 2019 Advocacy Award to the Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba.

14 March 2019

Pastor Norman Tendis honoured at launch of WCC economic and ecological justice resource

A resource to help churches engage with ecological and economic justice was launched during a public event at the World Council of Churches.

13 March 2019

Bishop Samuel Peni chosen as next Archbishop of Western Equatoria in South Sudan

The Bishop of Nzara has been elected Bishop of Yambio and Archbishop of Western Equatoria in the Episcopal Church of South Sudan.

08 March 2019

Environment Network calls on Anglicans around the world to use less plastic

The Anglican Communion’s Environment Network (ACEN) is encouraging Anglicans around the world to reduce their use of plastic.

08 March 2019

Family of murdered priest Anthony Idris Jata’u released by kidnappers

The family of Father Anthony Idris Jata’u, who were kidnapped in an incident in which he was killed, have been released, Sokoto diocese annouced.

07 March 2019

Celebrations as Burundi’s Bujumbura Christian University holds its first graduation ceremony

Bujumbura Christian University in Burundi is celebrating after 13 theology students became the first from the University to graduate.

05 March 2019