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Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute as UK Prime Minister announces her resignation

Archbishop Justin Welby has expressed his “admiration and gratitude” to the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May who is stepping down.

24 May 2019

Irish bishops call for “respectful” debate over European elections and Brexit

Church of Ireland leaders call for Christians to lead the way with respectful discussion and engagement around Brexit and political changes.

17 May 2019

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019

Anglican Communion Secretary General pushes for peace in Nigeria’s Kaduna State

Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has decried the “worrisome” levels of insecurity in parts of Kaduna.

18 April 2019

Anglican Church in Indian Ocean calls for Chagossians’ right of return to Diego Garcia

The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean has expressed its solidarity with Chagossian people’s fight to return to their island homelands.

02 April 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

Church of England invites parishioners to “tea and prayer drop-ins” as Brexit deadline nears

Communities urged to join together in conversation and prayer as discussions over the UK’s departure from the EU reach a pivotal point.

18 March 2019

Archbishop of Cape Town honoured for work combating poverty and promoting education

The British international affairs organisation FIRST has given its 2019 Advocacy Award to the Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba.

14 March 2019

International Women’s Day campaign theme #BalanceforBetter welcomed by Anglican women’s network

The International Anglican Women’s Network Steering Group has welcomed the International Women’s Day theme of gender-balance.

07 March 2019