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Christians around the world observe Anglican Communion Sunday this weekend

Christians from all over the world will pray for the Anglican Communion on Sunday (26 May), the feast day of St Augustine of Canterbury.

24 May 2019

Archbishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius appointed Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Former Primate of the Church of the Indian Ocean to become the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Personal Representative to the Holy See.

17 May 2019

Anglican Church leaders from around the globe left Hong Kong “to advance God’s mission”

The 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council came to an end on Sunday with a Eucharist in St John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong.

10 May 2019

Anglican Communion Office programme directors report progress to ACC members

Directors of programme areas at the Anglican Communion Office have reported on their activity over the past three years to ACC members.

10 May 2019

Opposing bishops embrace after Archbishop Justin Welby’s apology leads to agreement

A passionate debate at ACC-17 about sexuality ended with opposing bishops embracing while members sang “Bless the Lord, my soul”.

10 May 2019

Justin Welby: Anglican Churches should limit independent action out of love for one another

The Archbishop of Canterbury delivered a Presidential Address during the seventeenth meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council.

10 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council’s new youth member elected to the Standing Committee

ACC members from Jerusalem and the Middle East, Tanzania, and a regional Youth Member from Africa, are elected to the Standing Committee.

04 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council changes the way the Communion “receives” ecumenical texts

The Anglican Consultative Council has adopted new procedures for the official recognition of agreed statements from mandated ecumenical dialogues.

02 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council’s 17th meeting gets underway with cathedral Eucharist service

The opening Eucharist of ACC-17 in St Johns Cathedral, Hong Kong included what one observer said was “a fascinating mixture of sounds”.

29 April 2019

Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee meet ahead of ACC-17 in Hong Kong

Two potential new Anglican Communion provinces in north Africa and Ceylon discussed when Standing Committee met ahead of ACC-17.

29 April 2019