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Celebrations as Angola becomes a new Anglican diocese

Angola was officially inaugurated as a new Anglican Diocese, following 16 years as a missionary diocese and after 40 years of war.

05 December 2019

Isolation through AIDS highlighted in mission photo competition

A picture of a mother in South Africa suffering with the stigma of living with HIV has won the Church Mission Society’s photo competition.

28 November 2019

Anglican Alliance pays tribute to leaders of Christian environmental charity killed in car accident

Tributes have been paid to leaders of A Rocha – an international organisation promoting global care of creation - who were in a car accident

06 November 2019

Heartbreak over early resignation of South African bishop

The unexpected resignation of a South African bishop has been attributed to financial pressures, according to the Archbishop of Capetown.

03 October 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

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