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Church of England invites parishioners to “tea and prayer drop-ins” as Brexit deadline nears

Communities urged to join together in conversation and prayer as discussions over the UK’s departure from the EU reach a pivotal point.

18 March 2019

Archbishop of Cape Town honoured for work combating poverty and promoting education

The British international affairs organisation FIRST has given its 2019 Advocacy Award to the Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba.

14 March 2019

International Women’s Day campaign theme #BalanceforBetter welcomed by Anglican women’s network

The International Anglican Women’s Network Steering Group has welcomed the International Women’s Day theme of gender-balance.

07 March 2019

Church of England national investment bodies strengthen ethical engagement with companies

The national investment bodies of the Church of England have announced a series of success stories with its stakeholder engagement. 

05 March 2019

Archbishop’s appeal after market in the birthplace of Anglicanism in Burundi destroyed by fire

The Primate of Burundi, Archbishop Martin Nyaboho, has appealed for support after the main market in Matana was burned down.

25 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

Church of England to convene high-level investor meeting to consider dam safety

Investors with combined assets of more than £3 trillion have welcomed mining company BHP’s announcement on tailings dam safety.

19 February 2019

US-based Episcopal Church arms itself with shares in battle for responsible gun-control

The Diocese of Western Massachusetts has purchased shares in the owner of Smith and Wesson to advocate for greater gun safety.

11 February 2019

Bishop laments “the long accumulation of misdeeds” on Sri Lanka’s Independence Day

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of the Church of Ceylon has said that a gap has opened between the nation’s rulers and those who are ruled.

06 February 2019

British law maker withdraws attempt to remove clergy exemption on same-sex marriages

The UK Parliament has debated a proposal to remove an exemption for clergy on same sex marriages in England and Wales.

01 February 2019