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New Bishop urges Kenyans to support peace initiatives and tackle corruption

A newly elected Kenyan bishop has called on churches to support the fight against corruption and initiatives being made to unite the country.

31 October 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

Former Anglican Communion UN rep to be Archbishop’s reconciliation adviser

A former staff member of the Anglican Communion has been appointed as the Archbishop of Canterbury’s new Adviser for Reconciliation.

02 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

Anglican Communion’s Secretary-General says education is key to peaceful communities

Dr Idowu-Fearon says inter-faith religious education will move some of Nigeria’s most divided communities away from hatred and fear.

19 July 2019

Prayer for reconciliation with the Jews up for first hearing at Canadian General Synod

Anglican Church of Canada will consider replacing the “prayer for the conversion of the Jews” with a “prayer for reconciliation with the Jews.”

30 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

Pope Francis kisses the feet of South Sudan’s leaders at conclusion of ecumenical retreat

Pope Francis kissed the feet of South Sudan’s political leaders to conclude an ecumenical spiritual retreat co-led by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

12 April 2019

South Sudanese Christian women pray and fast as ecumenical retreat continues at the Vatican

An ecumenical women’s group are gathered in Juba for three days of prayer and fasting as South Sudan’s leaders meet in the Vatican.

11 April 2019

Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury to lead spiritual retreat for South Sudan’s leaders

South Sudan’s leaders will take part in an unprecedented spiritual retreat led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and Pope Francis.

09 April 2019