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Online conversations mark start of bishops’ journeys to the Lambeth Conference in 2022

A series of online “Bishops’ Conversations” will be held to prepare bishops for the once-a-decade gathering of Anglican bishops in 2022.

22 April 2021

Canon Emily Awino Onyango becomes first female Anglican bishop in east & central Africa

Saint Paul’s University lecturer has been appointed to serve as Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Church of Kenya’s Diocese of Bondo.

18 January 2021

A Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of Ireland

A pastoral letter from the Archbishops of Armagh and Dublin, John McDowell and Michael Jackson, and the Church of Ireland's Bishops.

22 December 2020

Archbishop of Canterbury appoints Father Dushantha Rodrigo as next Bishop of Colombo

The Vicar of the Church of Saint Paul in Kynsey Road, Colombo, Father Dushantha Rodrigo, has been appointed as the next Bishop of Colombo.

28 September 2020

Anglicans urged to pray ahead of decision on new Bishop of Colombo

The Archbishop of Canterbury is asking Anglicans in Sri Lanka to pray as he continues to consult on the appointment of the next Bishop of Colombo.

 

11 September 2020

Tributes paid following death of Barbara Harris – the Anglican Communion’s first female bishop

The first woman to be ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion, Barbara Harris, died on Friday at Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, at the age of 89.

17 March 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

New bishop for Church in Wales gives House of Bishops equal balance of men and women

One of the first women to be ordained a priest in the CoE has been elected as the new bishop of Monmouth for the Church in Wales.

26 September 2019

Anglican bishops and clergy back youth Climate Strike

Bishops from the Anglican Communion gave their support to the Global Climate Strike protest, inspired by teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

24 September 2019

Church leaders speak out in wake of massacres in Texas and Ohio

Bishops from US-based Episcopal Church are speaking out in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this week.

09 August 2019