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Millions turn in to online services as churches switch to digital services

Clergy around the world have been experimenting with different ways of offering worship online as churches suspend public worship

24 March 2020

Tributes paid following death of Barbara Harris – the Anglican Communion’s first female bishop

The first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion, Barbara Harris, died on Friday at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, at the age of 89.

17 March 2020

Election of new World Council of Churches General Secretary delayed by Coronavirus

The Moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC), Dr Agnes Abuom, has announced that this month’s meetings of both the WCC’s Central Committee and its Executive Committee have been postponed. 

10 March 2020

Domestic violence and human trafficking among issues Anglican women take to UN

The Anglican delegation to the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW64) will be urging states to act on issues such as domestic violence and human trafficking.

03 March 2020

Archbishop of Canterbury launches 2020 Thy Kingdom Come global prayer initiative

The global ecumenical prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come will this year take place in more than 90 per cent of countries around the world, church leaders were told last week.

03 March 2020

Official Lambeth Conference biblical resources launched for featured epistle, 1 Peter

An official commentary on 1 Peter – the biblical epistle that will be studied by bishops at the Lambeth Conference, has been published, alongside a series of video guides.

25 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

24 February 2020

Mexican churches act together to support families in their campaign for missing relatives

The Anglican and Roman Catholic Churches in Mexico have joined forces to support families who are campaigning for the return of some 60,000 missing people.

18 February 2020

Bishop’s son deported from US to El Salvador, where he fears for his life

The 34-year-old son of El Salvador Bishop David Alvarado, Josue Alvarado Guerra, has been deported by US immigration officials.

11 February 2020

The Anglican Church of Canada launches new podcast featuring indigenous voices

The Anglican Church of Canada launched an eight-part podcast series, “Sacred Teachings: Wisdom of the Land”, last week.

11 February 2020