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Bishop of Temotu, Leonard Dawea, elected Primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia

The Anglican Church of Melanesia will have a new Primate this year when the Bishop of Temotu, Leonard Dawea, is installed in September.

28 June 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury highlights missional role of religious communities

The role of religious communities in the Anglican Communion was highlighted at a conference at St Paul’s University in Limuru last month.

21 June 2019

Former Anglican Primate of Melanesia elected as Governor General of the Solomon Islands

Bishop David Vunagi, former Archbishop of Melanesia, has been elected to serve as the next Governor General of the Solomon Islands

14 June 2019

Female Anglican voices to be heard at United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is taking a delegation to the 63rd meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

27 February 2019

New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019

Archbishop George Takeli steps down as Primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia

Primate of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, Archbishop George Takeli, will retire on his 60th birthday – 25 March – it's been announced.

30 January 2019

Celebrations held to mark intra-provincial diocesan companion links

Some long-established companion links between dioceses in the Anglican Communion are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.

22 June 2018

Anglican Church of Melanesia launches Decade of Evangelism and Renewal with crusade

Anglicans in Melanesia should “arise and shine for Jesus Christ,” the Province said as it launched a Decade of Evangelism and Renewal.

22 May 2018

Sexual violence against children is “a crime against humanity”, says Melanesian Primate

Archbishop George Takeli has spoken out after a spate of high-profile cases of sexual violence against girls in the Solomon Islands.

27 March 2018

Bishops in England and New Zealand step down to pursue new callings

The Bishop of Christchurch, Victoria Matthews, and the Bishop of Shrewsbury, Mark Rylands, are stepping down to pursue new callings.

19 March 2018