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Funeral of former US President George Bush takes place at Washington National Cathedral

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is leading the State Funeral for former US President George H W Bush in Washington National Cathedral.

05 December 2018

California bishop leads Episcopal delegation to UN climate change conference

UN member states and faith-based organisations have gathered in Katowice, Poland, for the UN’s COP-24 Climate Change conference.

03 December 2018

Anglican leaders conclude regional Primates’ Meeting with hope

Anglican Primates from the Americas and the Caribbean have Committed to continue meeting regularly and working together in future.

29 November 2018

Archbishop of Central America elected to Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee

Archbishop Julio Murray of Central America has been elected as the Americas Primate on the Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee.

28 November 2018

Anglican leaders from the Americas gather in Toronto for regional Primates’ Meeting

The leaders the Anglican Provinces from Cape Horn to the Arctic are gathering in Toronto, Canada, for a regional Primates’ Meeting.

27 November 2018

Bishop Silvestre Romero installed as Anglican leader in Guatemala

The new Bishop of Guatemala, Silvestre Romero, has been installed in a special service at St James cathedral in Guatemala City.

27 November 2018

Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be “confident proclamation of good news of Jesus”

The Archbishop of Canterbury has set out his vision for the next once-in-a-decade meeting of the bishops of the Anglican Communion.

26 November 2018

Churches respond as death toll from California wild fires hits 80, with 993 people missing

Officials say that almost 1,000 people are still missing as the death toll from the Camp Hill wildfire in northern California hits 77.

19 November 2018

Albany bishop says “no” to same-sex marriage rites despite General Convention resolution

The US-based Episcopal Church’s Bishop of Albany rejects a General Convention resolution permitting same-sex marriage in churches.

14 November 2018

Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union admitted to the Community of the Cross of Nails

The work of the Mothers’ Union in reconciliation and peace-building has been recognised by the Community of the Cross of Nails.

13 November 2018