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Anglicans urged to pray ahead of decision on new Bishop of Colombo

The Archbishop of Canterbury is asking Anglicans in Sri Lanka to pray as he continues to consult on the appointment of the next Bishop of Colombo.

 

11 September 2020

Tributes paid following death of Barbara Harris – the Anglican Communion’s first female bishop

The first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion, Barbara Harris, died on Friday at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, at the age of 89.

17 March 2020

Heartbreak over early resignation of South African bishop

The unexpected resignation of a South African bishop has been attributed to financial pressures, according to the Archbishop of Capetown.

03 October 2019

New bishop for Church in Wales gives House of Bishops equal balance of men and women

One of the first women to be ordained a priest in the CoE has been elected as the new bishop of Monmouth for the Church in Wales.

26 September 2019

Anglican bishops and clergy back youth Climate Strike

Bishops from the Anglican Communion gave their support to the Global Climate Strike protest, inspired by teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

24 September 2019

Church leaders speak out in wake of massacres in Texas and Ohio

Bishops from US-based Episcopal Church are speaking out in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this week.

09 August 2019

Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female primate – Bishop Linda Nicholls

The Church of Canada has elected the Bishop of Huron, Linda Nicholls, to succeed Archbishop Fred Hiltz as its next primate and archbishop.

15 July 2019

Covenant for “historical cousins” – the Methodist Church and the Church of England – moves forward

Church of England’s General Synod has agreed a series of motions to take forward its Covenant with the Methodist Church in Britain.

12 July 2019

History made in New Zealand as first indigenous woman elected to serve as bishop

The Archdeacon of Wairarapa, Waitohiariki Quayle, will be the first female Maori bishop when she is consecrated Bishop of Upoko o Te Ika.

10 May 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