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Hundreds mark World AIDS Day in Ugandan cathedral

Hundreds of Christians gathered at the Namirembe Cathedral and Mackay Primary School on Sunday to commemorate World AIDS Day.

05 December 2019

Two candidates shortlisted to head up World Council of Churches

A theological professor and an ecumenical leader have been named as the two candidates for the next general secretary of the WCC

13 November 2019

Alarm after Philippine government links churches with communist terror groups

Episcopal Church bishops in the Philippines have criticised their government for naming the National Council of Churches in the Philippines

13 November 2019

Anglican Communion advocacy manager receives United Nations award

A member of the Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations was awarded a Spirit of the United Nations award last week

30 October 2019

World Council of Churches chief nominated to be Church of Norway’s next Presiding Bishop

Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has been nominated as the next Presiding Bishop of the Church of Norway, part of the Lutheran World Federation.

17 October 2019

World’s churches highlight plight of innocent fleeing violence in Syria

Speaking on behalf of churches across the world, WCC General Secretary has called for an end to the violence in north-east Syria.

17 October 2019

States must listen to churches over peace-building

Governments should acknowledge role of churches in peace-building, according to the Anglican Communion’s representative at the UN.

18 September 2019

Anglican priest in the midst of Hurricane Dorian

As Hurricane Dorian leaves a trail of devastation in the Bahamas, the priest at St Stephen’s Anglican Church has asked for prayer.

06 September 2019

Disability advocates call for inclusive action by UN for refugees

Church disability advocates have called for further action from the United Nations (UN) to protect people with disabilities in areas of conflict.

09 August 2019

Supreme court justice becomes Ghana’s first female lay cathedral canon

A justice of the Supreme Court in Ghana is to become the first female and lay Canon of the Church of St Peter in the Diocese of Koforidua.

26 July 2019