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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

Birth of a new mission as “shining light” Chile becomes Anglican Communion’s 40th province

The Iglesia Anglicana de Chile has been inaugurated as the latest province of the Anglican Communion in a service of joy in Santiago.

05 November 2018

Historic Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on the Holy Spirit published

The Agreed Statement between Anglican and Oriental Orthodox theologians on the Procession & Work of the Holy Spirit has been published.

02 November 2018

Central American bishops appeal for Anglican Communion solidarity over migrant caravan

Bishops from three Anglican Provinces have called for “solidarity” as a caravan of migrants travels through Central America to the US.

02 November 2018

Final preparations underway for inauguration of Chile as 40th Anglican Communion Province

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is travelling to Santiago to officially inaugurate the newest Province of the Anglican Communion.

01 November 2018

Episcopal and Anglican leaders respond to anti-Semitic mass shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Archbishop Justin Welby join Pittsburgh Bishop Dorsey McConnell in responding to synagogue massacre.

30 October 2018

Bishop of Algoma, Anne Germond, metropolitan of internal province of Ontario

Two years after being elected bishop of Algoma, Anne Germond has been installed as metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Ontario.

23 October 2018

Archbishop Justin visits Patriarch Bartholomew in Istanbul as ICAOTD meets in Cyprus

Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, held a “cordial and informal” meeting with Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople.

22 October 2018