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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

South African Anglican priest to discuss the healing of memories with Pope Francis

South African Anglican priest and social justice activist, Michael Lapsley, will have a private meeting with Pope Francis tomorrow (Saturday).

14 June 2019

United Nations hears of Anglican Communion Churches’ active role in tackling climate change

The role of the church in tackling climate change was highlighted during a televised discussion from the UN Head Office in New York yesterday.

07 June 2019

International Anglican Environment network encourages churches to tackle air pollution

Churches around the world are encouraged to support a call to action to tackle air pollution, the focus for 2019s World Environment Day.

05 June 2019

Vital role for African church leaders in wiping out malaria

Anglican Churches of Africa are a “unique, trusted network” with a vital role to play in the elimination of malaria across the continent.

24 May 2019

Anglican Consultative Council’s new youth member elected to the Standing Committee

ACC members from Jerusalem and the Middle East, Tanzania, and a regional Youth Member from Africa, are elected to the Standing Committee.

04 May 2019

Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee meet ahead of ACC-17 in Hong Kong

Two potential new Anglican Communion provinces in north Africa and Ceylon discussed when Standing Committee met ahead of ACC-17.

29 April 2019

More than 1,000 people feared dead in Southern Hemisphere’s “worst” cyclone disaster

More than 2.5 million people in southern Africa have been affected by Cyclone Idai, which has created a new “inland ocean” in Mozambique.

20 March 2019

Archbishop of Cape Town honoured for work combating poverty and promoting education

The British international affairs organisation FIRST has given its 2019 Advocacy Award to the Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba.

14 March 2019

World Council of Churches’ environment specialist among 157 killed in plane crash

WCC environment expert Norman Tendis is amongst 157 people killed when an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed near Addis Ababa on Sunday.

12 March 2019