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Archbishop of Canterbury’s “relationships” task group plans Season of Repentance and Prayer

A season of repentance and prayer is being considered by the Task Group established to restore relationships in the Anglican Communion.

23 March 2018

Priest in same-sex marriage loses legal challenge over bishop’s “discriminatory” response

Appeal Court says C of E did not unlawfully discriminate against priest in a same-sex marriage when it refused to give him a licence.

22 March 2018

Diocese of Pittsburgh reaches “comprehensive agreement” with breakaway churches

The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Pittsburgh has reached a “comprehensive agreement” with nine parishes that seceded in 2008.

01 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury: The Anglican Communion is in a better place than it was five years ago

In an interview with the Church Times, Archbishop Justin says the Anglican Communion is in “a better place” than it was five years ago.

16 February 2018

Church of England bishops reject plea for service of recognition for transgender people

The C of E’s bishops have rejected a request for “nationally commended liturgical materials to mark a person’s gender transition.”

22 January 2018

Sexuality working group recommends services of blessing without changing formularies

The Synod of the Anglican Church in New Zealand will consider blessing same-sex relationships without changing its teaching on marriage.

22 January 2018

Call for protected freedom of speech after Australians vote “yes” to same-sex marriage

Australia’s Parliament has begun the process of legalising same-sex marriage after a resounding “yes” to the proposal in a plebiscite.

15 November 2017

C of E publishes guidance for schools on homophobic biphobic and transphobic bullying

The Church of England has today published revised guidance to help its schools tackle homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.

13 November 2017

Scottish Episcopal Church Primus briefs primates on same-sex marriage decision

Anglican primates have discussed the decision by the Scottish Episcopal Church to change their marriage cannon to permit same-sex marriage. 

03 October 2017

Anglican leaders head to the Communion’s “Mother Church” for 2017 Primates’ Meeting

The leaders of most of the 39 provinces of the Anglican Communion have begun arriving in England ahead of next week’s Primates’ Meeting

29 September 2017