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First female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia elected

Maria Grace Tazu Sasamori, priest of the Diocese of Tokyo, has been elected as the first female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia.

07 December 2021

Primates write to Special Session of the World Health Assembly following Primates’ Meeting

Anglican Primates have written to the Special Session of the World Health Assembly urging for courageous action and vaccine equity.

26 November 2021

Anglican Communion Primates to attend online Primates’ Meeting.

Anglican Communion Primates to attend online Primates’ Meeting on 22 and 23 November, for consultation, discussion and prayer.

19 November 2021

“Heeding the Call of Indigenous Peoples”: Anglican Communion co-hosts official COP26 side event

Anglican Communion has co-hosted an official COP26 side event called “Making Peace with Nature: Heeding the Call of Indigenous Peoples”

04 November 2021

Anglican Communion churches pledge to join in Anglican Communion Day of Prayer

More than half of the provinces in the Anglican Communion have pledged to join the Anglican Communion Day of Prayer on 30 November.

21 October 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury shares hopes and updates for the Lambeth Conference

The Archbishop of Canterbury, in an article for the Lambeth Conference, has shared updates and hopes for the 15th Lambeth Conference.

15 October 2021

Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, to step down in August 2022

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, will retire at the end of his seven year term in August 2022.

24 September 2021

Anglican Church of Ceylon calls for urgent action from UN Human Rights Council

The Anglican Church of Ceylon, with the support of the Anglican Communion Office at the UN, calls on action from the Human Rights Council.

24 September 2021

Ecumenical Patriarch, Pope and Archbishop of Canterbury call for the Protection of Creation

The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Pope Francis, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, issue joint message on creation.

08 September 2021

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, speaks about the ongoing situation in Afghanistan

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has addressed the House of Lords about the ongoing humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. 

18 August 2021