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Anglican Church of Korea sends aid to New York as Churches gear up Covid-19 response

The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of New York is set to receive a package of facemasks and hand sanitiser donated by Anglicans in Daejeon.

20 April 2020

Nigerian terror group kills nine Christians and two Muslims in Christmas Day horror

A Nigerian terror group, the Islamic State West African Province, says the 11 men were killed in retaliation for the death of their leaders, Abu bakr al-Baghdadi and Abul-Hasan Al-Muhajir in Iraq and Syria.

07 January 2020

Archbishops support church training on tackling latest Ebola epidemic in DRC

Two archbishops have backed new training for churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo, designed to help tackle the Ebola epidemic

30 October 2019

Churches key responders in battle against latest Ebola outbreak

Churches in the DRC are playing a vital role, alongside healthcare agencies, in the fight against the world’s second largest outbreak of Ebola.

26 July 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

Anglican Church leaders from around the globe left Hong Kong “to advance God’s mission”

The 17th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council came to an end on Sunday with a Eucharist in St John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong.

10 May 2019

Bishop of Liberia to be installed as Archbishop of the Church of the Province of West Africa

Archbishop Jonathan Hart will be installed as Primate of the Church of the Province of West Africa in a service in Monrovia on Sunday.

01 March 2019

Female Anglican voices to be heard at United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is taking a delegation to the 63rd meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

27 February 2019

OHCHR Committee to hear of Anglican efforts to combat human trafficking around the world

Efforts by Anglicans to tackle human trafficking in Ghana, Hong Kong, the US and the UK will be reported to the UN in Geneva this week.

19 February 2019

Tributes paid after the Bishop of Tamale, Jacob Ayeebo, dies in Bolgatanga, Ghana

Tributes have been paid to the Bishop of Tamale, Jacob Ayeebo, who died this week in the office of his diocese’s development agency.

15 February 2019