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Bishop of Loughborough elected Vice President of European ecumenical group

Bishop Guli Francis-Dehqani, the Bishop of Loughborough, has been elected Vice President of the Conference of European Churches.

05 June 2018

“Don’t forget us” – orphaned girl’s plea leads to film and book of poems

A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 

19 September 2017

“Bienvenido todos” – Anglicans in Spain welcome pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago

The Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal has stepped up its welcome to pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago by dedicating its cathedral as a welcome centre.

28 November 2016

New Anglican Centre proposed for Santiago de Compostela

The Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal is proposing to build an Anglican Centre at Santiago de Compostela - a site considered by many to be the third holiest pilgrimage destination.

28 July 2016

Ecumenical body consults on a new vision for Europe

The Conference of European Churches (CEC) has launched a consultation on the future shape of the continent and the role played in it by the churches. 

21 June 2016

Refugee movement is "largest crisis that Europe has had to face since World War II"

The refugee crisis in Europe is the “largest crisis that Europe has had to face since World War II,” the Church of England’s suffragan Bishop of Europe, the Rt Revd David Hamid, told ACNS this week. And the bishop warned that churches, governments and agencies need to prepare for a “medium- to long-term situation” that is “not going to go away quickly.”

05 November 2015

Primates call for prayers for political leaders under pressure on refugee crisis

The primates and presiding bishops of the Porvoo Communion of Churches have called for prayers for political leaders as they recognise the “pressure” they face in trying to reach a solution to the refugee crisis. 

22 October 2015

Communique of the Porvoo Communion Primates Meeting Edinburgh Scotland 20-22 October 2015

The communiqué issued by the primates of the Porvoo Communion following their meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, 20-22 October 2015

22 October 2015

Conference of European Churches appoint new General Secretary

The Conference of European Churches – a European-wide ecumenical body which includes the Church of England, Church in Wales, Church of Ireland and the Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal (the Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain) – has appointed a priest from the Orthodox Church of Finland – Father Heikki Huttunen – as their new General Secretary.

13 October 2015

Lusitanian and Spanish Episcopal Reformed Churches host Porvoo youth pilgrimage

Anglican and Lutheran young people to journey together to Santiago de Compostela

24 August 2015