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Criminals impersonate Anglican Communion Secretary General in iTunes Gift Card fraud

Scam emails designed to look like they are from the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion have been used to defraud people.

31 May 2019

Anglican treasurer shot dead in £1,000 robbery at Diocesan office in Akure, Nigeria

The bursar of the Anglican Diocese of Akure, Gabriel Abiodun, has been shot and killed by robbers who escaped with ₦500,000 (£1,000).

09 April 2019

Pastor Raymond Koh was “abducted by state agents”, Malaysian human rights inquiry finds

Malaysia’s human rights commission, Suhakam, blames police Special Branch for the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat.

05 April 2019

Family of murdered priest Anthony Idris Jata’u released by kidnappers

The family of Father Anthony Idris Jata’u, who were kidnapped in an incident in which he was killed, have been released, Sokoto diocese annouced.

07 March 2019

Archbishop of Dublin welcomes police recovery of The Crusader’s skull

Irish police have recovered the mummified head of The Crusader, which had been stolen from the crypt of a Dublin church last month.

07 March 2019

Anglican and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin appeal for return of The Crusader’s head

The Anglican and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin have made a joint appeal for the return of human remains stolen from a Church.

28 February 2019

Archbishop decries desecration as vandals steal mummified head from Dublin church’s crypt

Thieves have stolen the head from an 800-year-old mummified body, known as “The Crusader” from the crypt of a church in Dublin.

25 February 2019

Kidnappers murder Nigerian priest and demand ransom for release of his family

Reports from Nigeria say that a priest from the Diocese of Sokoto has been murdered by kidnappers who are continuing to hold his family.

13 February 2019

Lessons for online donation services after fraudsters hit Diocese of Qu’Appelle’s website

The Diocese of Qu’Appelle’s Finance Officer warns church bodies with an online donation facility to make sure it’s protected from fraud.

12 February 2019

London churches stage “serious violence summit” as youth crime soars

The two Anglican dioceses serving Britain’s capital are to hold a joint “serious violence summit” in response to growing knife crime epidemic.

07 November 2018