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Peace

Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby plan united visit to South Sudan

The first joint visit by a Pope and an Archbishop of Canterbury could take place in South Sudan, the Vatican and Lambeth Palace announced

14 November 2019

Alarm after Philippine government links churches with communist terror groups

Episcopal Church bishops in the Philippines have criticised their government for naming the National Council of Churches in the Philippines

13 November 2019

Church trains Burundi’s youth in peacebuilding

As Burundi gears up for elections next year, the Anglican Church has been helping prepare its young people to promote peace and reconciliation.

24 October 2019

Anglican leaders pray for peace during Kundesang War Memorial Service

Archbishops from Australia and the UK joined leaders from the Church of East Asia in a memorial service in Sabah, Borneo, to pray for peace.

17 October 2019

South Sudan’s Archbishop prays for forgiveness with both sides

Steps towards lasting peace took place last week when political leaders joined with church leaders to reaffirm their commitment to peace.

26 September 2019

States must listen to churches over peace-building

Governments should acknowledge role of churches in peace-building, according to the Anglican Communion’s representative at the UN.

18 September 2019

Mozambique missionary and advocate Joan Antcliff dies, aged 98

A retired missionary and advocate, who spent more than 20 years training teachers and working with the church in Mozambique has died.

09 August 2019

“Don’t force us to attend public gatherings”, Archbishop Moses Deng Bol tells South Sudan’s government

The archbishop of Northern Bahr el ghazel has appealed to the South Sudanese government to stop forcing citizens to attend public gatherings.

26 July 2019

Yei Diocese evangelical group trains South Sudanese women and youth in refugee camps

An evangelistic movement in the diocese of Yei has grown into an interdenominational charity operating in refugee camps in northern Uganda.

21 June 2019

South India’s youth experience interfaith peace-making

A visit to Nepal for young people from the Church of South India has revealed the impact of peacebuilding across different faiths in Asia.

21 June 2019