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Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem calls for “ceasefire for humanitarian corridors” in Gaza

Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem, delivers a video message to the Church of England’s General Synod.

14 November 2023

Gaza: Archbishops of Jerusalem & Canterbury in Emergency Appeal for Diocese of Jerusalem

Archbishops Hosam Naoum and Justin Welby, have issued a joint international emergency appeal for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

24 October 2023

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby urges caution over al-Ahli Arab hospital blame-game

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, speaks of the need for careful language when discussing the ongoing Israel - Hamas war.

23 October 2023

Primates, bishops and synods from across the Communion react to the Israel-Hamas war

Primates and Bishops from across the Anglican Communion are praying for peace and calling for a swift end to the Israeli-Hamas war.

19 October 2023

Anglican Communion Secretary General echoes Jerusalem church leaders’ call for Day of prayer

Bishop Anthony Poggo calls on Anglicans around the world to join an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Holy Land.

16 October 2023

Anglican Communion response to fresh outbreak of violence in the Holy Land

The Anglican Communion Secretary General, Bishop Anthony Poggo, has responded to the latest outbreak of hostilities around Gaza.

08 October 2023

Palestinian Archbishop elected unopposed as Vice Chair of global Anglican Consultative Council

The Anglican Episcopal Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Most Revd Hosam Naoum, elected as Vice Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council.

17 February 2023

Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem calls for global prayer following eruption of violence

Archbishop Hosam Naoum calls on members of the Anglican Communion, and all Christians, to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

17 May 2021

Work begins to clear mines from Qasr el Yahud – the west bank site of Jesus’ baptism

Work to clear mines from the site of Jesus’ baptism at Qasr el Yahud has begun, almost two years after the project was announced.

20 March 2018

Church leaders criticise President Trump over recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The announcement by US President Donald Trump on the status of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been criticised by church leaders.

07 December 2017