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Thy Kingdom Come: Archbishops invite global Church to pray for people to come faith

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, Justin Welby and John Sentamu, have invited Christians to pray for more people to know Christ.

08 April 2019

Bishop Mark Edington consecrated and installed as leader of The Episcopal Church in Europe

The US-based Episcopal Church has a new leader for its Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe: Bishop Mark Edington.

08 April 2019

First female Canon in Diocese of Egypt to be installed in All Saints Cathedral, Cairo

Bishop Mouneer Anis has announced the appointment of Mrs Alexandra Wakid as the first female lay canon in the Diocese of Egypt.

05 April 2019

Lambeth Awards honour “extraordinary contributions to the Church and wider society”

Peacemakers, nuns, academics and gardeners are amongst 27 people honoured by Archbishop Justin Welby in the 2019 Lambeth Awards.

05 April 2019

Draft agenda published for Anglican Consultative Council – ACC-17 – in Hong Kong

The seventeenth meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council – ACC17 – begins in a month in Hong Kong.

28 March 2019

Senior ecumenical panel to discuss Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification

Five Christian denominations associated with the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification are discussing how to take the text further.

27 March 2019

Dr Bill Schwartz is named new Dean of St Christopher’s Anglican Cathedral in Bahrain

Bishop Michael Lewis, has announced that the Archdeacon of the Gulf, Dr Bill Schwartz OBE, is to be the next Anglican Dean of Bahrain.

22 March 2019

Bishop concerned over asylum official’s “profound misunderstanding” of the Bible

A refusal letter sent by an official in Britain’s Home Office to an asylum seeker showed a “profound misunderstanding” of biblical texts.

22 March 2019

Anglican and Episcopal UN CSW delegates open second week with evensong in New York

The Anglican Communion and the US-based Episcopal Church have delegations at the UN Commission on the Status of women meeting.

20 March 2019

Theologians compile educational resource to help ordinands and seminarians learn about gender justice

New study materials to help Anglican theological colleges teach about just relationships between males and females is being developed.

20 March 2019