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International reconciliation and mediation practitioner to direct Anglican Communion’s work at the UN

Martha Jarvis, senior reconciliation manager, switches to the role of the Anglican Communion’s Permanent Representative to the UN.

26 January 2023

Anglican Communion Standing Committee conclude “hopeful and uplifting” meeting

Members of the Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee have this week held their first in-person residential meeting since 2019. 

30 September 2022

Death of Queen Elizabeth II: Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby writes to Primates

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has written to Anglican Primates following the news that Queen Elizabeth II has died.

08 September 2022

Anglican Communion Secretary General pays tribute following death of Metropolitan Kallistos

Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, pays tribute to Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia who died today.


24 August 2022

Archbishop Samy Shehata, the Primate of Alexandria, is presented with a primatial cross

At the opening service to the Lambeth Conference, a primatial cross was presented to Archbishop Samy Shehata, the Primate of Alexandria.

05 August 2022

Bishops join together at Lambeth Conference Opening service at Canterbury Cathedral

United in prayer – bishops from around the world join in global chorus at Lambeth Conference Opening service at Canterbury Cathedral.

31 July 2022

Text of Lambeth Calls to be Discussed by Bishops at Lambeth Conference Published

The Calls, which will be discussed by bishops from around the world at the Lambeth Conference 2022 this week, have been published.

26 July 2022

A message from the Archbishop of Canterbury to bishops attending the Lambeth Conference

Archbishop Justin Welby has written to bishops as they read and pray about the Lambeth Calls that will be discussed during the conference.

22 July 2022

Global Anglican Communion given greater voice in choosing future Archbishops of Canterbury

Churches from the global Anglican Communion will be formally represented on the body which nominates future Archbishops of Canterbury.

12 July 2022

Former child refugee named as next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion

South Sudanese bishop, the Right Revd Anthony Poggo has been named as the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion. 

14 June 2022