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ACOUN says Churches are “important partners of governments” to achieve gender justice

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is urging world governments and international organisations to partner with churches.

13 November 2020

Anglican Priest elected President of Seychelles in first victory for Seychelles Democratic Alliance

An Anglican priest, Wavel Ramkalawan, has been elected as the fifth President of the Seychelles – the first to come from the opposition.

10 November 2020

Primates of British Anglican churches call for “truth and respect” in run up to general election

Anglican leaders in England, Scotland and Wales have issued appeals to voters and politicians to stand for truth during general election.

22 November 2019

Voices of Fukushima power plant disaster victims strengthens call to ban nuclear energy

Japanese priests shared stories of suffering from victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster at forum for a Nuclear-Free World last week.

06 June 2019

Church of England investors hold oil companies to account on climate change

Two multinational oil companies were challenged and commended on their climate change targets by the Church of England this week.

24 May 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute as UK Prime Minister announces her resignation

Archbishop Justin Welby has expressed his “admiration and gratitude” to the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May who is stepping down.

24 May 2019

Irish bishops call for “respectful” debate over European elections and Brexit

Church of Ireland leaders call for Christians to lead the way with respectful discussion and engagement around Brexit and political changes.

17 May 2019

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019

Anglican Communion Secretary General pushes for peace in Nigeria’s Kaduna State

Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has decried the “worrisome” levels of insecurity in parts of Kaduna.

18 April 2019

Church of England invites parishioners to “tea and prayer drop-ins” as Brexit deadline nears

Communities urged to join together in conversation and prayer as discussions over the UK’s departure from the EU reach a pivotal point.

18 March 2019