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Christchurch celebrates the diocese’s first “church from scratch” in 40 years

The first parish “church from scratch” to be built in New Zealand’s Diocese of Christchurch in 40 years will be consecrated early next year.

26 November 2018

Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be “confident proclamation of good news of Jesus”

The Archbishop of Canterbury has set out his vision for the next once-in-a-decade meeting of the bishops of the Anglican Communion.

26 November 2018

Mission to Seafarers nominated for Australian shipping welfare award

The Brisbane branch of the international Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers has been nominated for a national welfare award.

20 November 2018

Anglican Church of Australia to research domestic violence in Anglican-affiliated families

The Anglican Church of Australia begins domestic violence research as part of its role “in promoting healthy, respectful relationships”.

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

New Zealand Church leaders rejects Sydney proposal for overlapping Anglican jurisdiction

Proposal by the Archbishop of Sydney for an overlapping Anglican diocese in New Zealand has been rejected by the Provinces archbishops.

13 November 2018

Fijian priest Fereimi Cama elected Archbishop of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

The Vicar of St Peter’s in Lautoka on the Fijian island of Viti Levu, Fereimi Cama, has been elected Bishop of Polynesia and Primate of ANZP.

12 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

Good News – and bad – in New Zealand faith and belief study

A nationwide study of faith and belief in New Zealand reveals both challenging and encouraging news on the public perception of Christianity.

01 November 2018

Bishop cautions against ethnic and religious census and emphasises “common humanity”

Bishop Ian Ernest has warned that a Mauritian census on ethnic and religious background “would only aggravate those divides that already exist.”

31 October 2018