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Weekly News Summary on Wednesday 29 April 2020

This weekly news summary replaces the usual output from the Anglican Communion News Service, which has been temporarily suspended.

29 April 2020

Anglican Church of Korea sends aid to New York as Churches gear up Covid-19 response

The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of New York is set to receive a package of facemasks and hand sanitiser donated by Anglicans in Daejeon.

20 April 2020

An Easter Message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

An Easter Message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Queen of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, and the United Kingdom; Head of the Commonwealth; and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. 

14 April 2020

An Easter message from the Moderator of the Church of South India

An Easter message from the Moderator of the Church of South India

14 April 2020

An Easter message from Archbishop Paul Kwong in the Anglican Church of Hong Kong

An Easter message from Archbishop Paul Kwong in the Anglican Church of Hong Kong

10 April 2020

Anglican Communion Office co-ordinating #GlobalSonRise social media campaign

Anglicans around the world are being invited to Tweet the message “Christ is Risen” at 5 am local time in a global social media campaign.

07 April 2020

Anglican Alliance launches Covid-19 international resource-hub

An international resource hub has been created to help provinces, dioceses and parishes respond to the Covid-19 crisis.

07 April 2020

Anglican Alliance consults churches and agencies on Coronavirus response

Anglican churches and mission agencies took part in a conference call to share experience of responding to the Covid-19 pandemic.

24 March 2020

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

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