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Go-ahead given for new Anglican Communion Province of Alexandria

The Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa is set to become the 41st province of the Anglican Communion.

20 January 2020

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

Pastor Raymond Koh was “abducted by state agents”, Malaysian human rights inquiry finds

Malaysia’s human rights commission, Suhakam, blames police Special Branch for the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat.

05 April 2019

Draft agenda published for Anglican Consultative Council – ACC-17 – in Hong Kong

The seventeenth meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council – ACC17 – begins in a month in Hong Kong.

28 March 2019

Twenty killed as Daesh-related terror group targets cathedral on Philippines island of Jolo

Consecutive bomb blasts at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Philippines yesterday (Sunday) resulted in the loss of 20 lives. 

28 January 2019

Zambian Churches unite in call for an end to the “persecution of Zimbabwean citizens”

The Council of Churches in Zambia has joined other NGOs and Christian groups to express their “deep concern” about the crisis in Zimbabwe.

22 January 2019

Anglican Communion’s ecumenical expert chosen as new President of Thorneloe University

Dr John Gibaut, Director of Unity, Faith and Order at the Anglican Communion, is to become President of Canada’s Thorneloe University.

21 January 2019

Zambia’s churches to work together to lead National Dialogue process

The Churches of Zambia will lead the country’s “National Dialogue” after reaching agreement with the Zambia Centre for Interparty Dialogue.

29 November 2018

Zimbabwean Churches urged to join fight against Cholera pandemic

Churches in Zimbabwe have been urged to take steps to help curb a cholera outbreak which has already claimed 25 lives in the country.

14 September 2018

Zimbabwean Churches’ “Pastoral Statement” includes plea for end to international isolation

The ecumenical body representing Christian churches in Zimbabwe has called for an end to sanctions and international isolation.

06 August 2018