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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

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Bishop’s consecration held in park to accommodate large congregation

Bishop Felix Annancy was ordained as coadjutor Bishop of Koforidua in a city park because the cathedral wasn't large enough.

10 November 2017

WCC extends condolences to Sierra Leone

As Sierra Leone coped with the aftermath of a devastating mudslide while facing the threat of another slide, the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit , offered condolences and prayers.

21 August 2017