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Japan ordains first female bishop in east Asia

The Nippon Sei Ko Kei, the Anglican Communion in Japan, is to ordain Maria Grace Tazu Sasamori as Bishop of Hokkaido, on 23rd April.

22 April 2022

Two senior Anglican Communion directors move on to new roles

Director of Unity, Faith and Order, Dr Will Adam; and Director for Administration and Logistics, Stephanie Taylor, moving on to new roles.

21 March 2022

Dean of Canterbury Cathedral to retire

The Dean of Canterbury Cathedral, Robert Willis, is to retire from his position at midnight on 16 May 2022, the eve of his 75th birthday.

16 February 2022

Trio of new primates as new Anglican leaders appointed in Alexandria, Burundi and Pakistan

A new Archbishop of Alexandria and Moderator of Pakistan have been installed as Burundi looks forward to its new Archbishop in August.

16 June 2021

Online conversations mark start of bishops’ journeys to the Lambeth Conference in 2022

A series of online “Bishops’ Conversations” will be held to prepare bishops for the once-a-decade gathering of Anglican bishops in 2022.

22 April 2021

Anglican Communion’s newest province appoints Dean of Alexandria Cathedral and its churches

The Very Revd David Aziz has been appointed as the new Dean of the Episcopal / Anglican Cathedral of Saint Mark in Alexandria, Egypt.

02 April 2021

Archbishop Justin Welby’s Canterbury Cathedral Christmas Day sermon 2020

This is the text of the sermon preached today (Christmas Day) in Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, England - the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

25 December 2020

Anglican Church of Korea sends aid to New York as Churches gear up Covid-19 response

The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of New York is set to receive a package of facemasks and hand sanitiser donated by Anglicans in Daejeon.

20 April 2020

Global Covid-19 victims remembered daily at the mother church of the Anglican Communion

The oldest bell in Canterbury Cathedral, named after Prince Henry of Eastry, is tolling for two minutes every night at 8 pm BST (7 pm GMT).

14 April 2020

“Easter isn’t cancelled” – Churches celebrate the resurrection despite global lock-down

Queen Elizabeth’s first ever Easter Message offers hope as Churches find new ways to proclaim Christ’s resurrection.

13 April 2020