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Wangaratta’s same-sex wedding blessing “valid”, Australia’s highest Church court rules

The Church of AustraliaAppellate Tribunal has issued legal Opinions after referrals related to the Dioceses of Wangaratta and Newcastle.

12 November 2020

Canadian Primate concerned about growth in societal stress as Covid-19 pandemic lingers

Archbishop Linda Nicholls says “semi-permanent pattern of living and working” with Covid-19 is leading to a rise in mental health issues.

11 November 2020

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

Youth officer’s advocacy helps Scottish churches tackle rural poverty

A youth officer from the Scottish Episcopal Church has been helping rural churches take steps to tackle child poverty in their communities.

15 August 2019

Watershed vote as Anglican Church of Canada supports an indigenous church

The Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada has voted overwhelmingly to enable a self-determining indigenous church within the Church.

19 July 2019

Anglican Church of Canada elects its first female primate – Bishop Linda Nicholls

The Church of Canada has elected the Bishop of Huron, Linda Nicholls, to succeed Archbishop Fred Hiltz as its next primate and archbishop.

15 July 2019

Covenant for “historical cousins” – the Methodist Church and the Church of England – moves forward

Church of England’s General Synod has agreed a series of motions to take forward its Covenant with the Methodist Church in Britain.

12 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

Bishop of Jamaica, Howard Gregory, elected to serve as Archbishop of the West Indies

The Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, Howard Gregory, has been elected to serve as Archbishop and Primate of the West Indies.

28 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