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Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, to step down in August 2022

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, will retire at the end of his seven year term in August 2022.

24 September 2021

Archbishop of Canterbury criticises letter by the Primate of Nigeria, Archbishop Henry Ndukuba

Justin Welby reiterates that Lambeth I.10 restates a traditional view of Christian marriage and condemns homophobic actions or words.

05 March 2021

Archbishop of Nigeria urges Nigerians to receive Covid-19 vaccine

Archbishop Henry Ndukuba says Nigerians must ensure they receive Covid-19 vaccine when general vaccination starts in the country.

01 March 2021

Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon: “Nigeria’s religious leaders should not seek political office”

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has said that religious leaders in Nigeria should not seek political office in the country.

18 January 2021

Archbishop Henry Ndukuba installed as new Primate of the Church of Nigeria

The new primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Archbishop Henry Ndukuba, installed at low-key service in Abuja.

31 March 2020

Bishop’s wife and church secretary released by kidnappers in Nigeria

Kidnappers release two Anglican women after more than a week in captivity

31 March 2020

Archdeacon murdered as Christians killed and kidnapped in multiple attacks in Africa and Asia

Archdeacon Ngulongo Year Batsemire is one of many Christians murdered or attacked in parts of Africa and Asia in recent weeks.

25 February 2020

Anglican People: deployments, movements and ordinations in our global communion

A summary of significant appointments and departures by senior Anglican personnel around the world

04 February 2020

Nigerian terror group kills nine Christians and two Muslims in Christmas Day horror

A Nigerian terror group, the Islamic State West African Province, says the 11 men were killed in retaliation for the death of their leaders, Abu bakr al-Baghdadi and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir in Iraq and Syria.

07 January 2020

Archbishop condemns oil companies for 'sparking environmental genocide'

Archbishop of York has called for urgent action to be taken to stop the oil spills that are devastating communities in Nigeria’s Bayelsa state.

07 November 2019