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Building Hope Together – report highlights Anglican Communion responses to Covid-19

Anglican churches around the world have remained “a committed, loving and active presence in their communities” during Covid pandemic.

14 December 2020

Royal Commission criticises diocese and two former bishops over child safeguarding failures

The Australian diocese of Newcastle and two of its former bishops have been criticised for their “do nothing approach” on child abuse.

07 December 2017

Barbie-doll expectations leads to girls' unhappiness

A UK-based children’s charity with links to the Church of England reports that more than a quarter of a million girls in Britain are unhappy with their lives and appearance.

01 September 2016

Theological resources on persecution published for ACC-16

A draft report detailing theological resources for times of persecution has been published by the Anglican Inter Faith Network. The document, “Out of the Depths – Hope in a time of suffering” is “an Anglican contribution to ecumenical engagement” and will be discussed during next month’s meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council in Lusaka.

21 March 2016

Church of England weekly attendance dips below one million

Some 2.4 million people attended a C of E service at Christmas in 2014, a slight increase on the previous year; but overall, the latest attendance figures show that the number of people attending church services weekly has dipped below one million people for the first time, continuing a gradual year-on-year decrease of about one per cent.

13 January 2016

Mission agency highlights companies' role in fight against slavery and trafficking

A leading Anglican mission agency is calling for companies to appoint an individual board member with responsibility for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to ensure that the company – and its suppliers and partners – comply with human rights; particularly in the area of modern slavery and human trafficking.

20 November 2015

New report consolidates finances of the Church of England

The Church of England has published a new overview of its finances for the 10 years from 2004-2013, drawing together information from over 12,000 parishes, 44 dioceses, 41 cathedrals and three National Church Institutions (NCIs) into one place.

12 November 2015

Anglican-Methodist dialogue report launched at home of St Patrick

Archbishop of Canterbury, World Methodist Conference Vice President commend unity ‘tool kit’

20 March 2015

Report of Anglican Peace and Justice Network Delegation to Burundi November 19-26, 1999

Report of Anglican Peace and Justice Network Delegation to Burundi November 19-26, 1999

The request to make a pastoral visit to the Province of Burundi was initiated by The Right Reverend Pie Ntukamazina, bishop of Bujumbura, the capital city.

17 December 1999

ACC Critiques the Virginia Report

ACC Critiques the Virginia Report

Following three sessions of explanation of the Virginia Report from Bishop Mark Dyer, one of its authors, members of the Anglican Consultative Council, meeting in Dundee, Scotland engaged in a evening forum of open discussion and response to what they had heard.

18 September 1999