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Reconciliation and the 'beautiful game'

Football may be a religion for some, but it is also a universal language. One clergyman from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has a vision to transform lives and he believes football can play a part in bringing reconciliation to his war-torn country.

03 March 2016

Football for peace and development

The Anglican Alliance is looking to support Anglican Communion dioceses to use a different kind of tool to build peace and sustainable communities – football. Anglicans in central and eastern Africa are keen to use sports to improve education, empower young people, tackle gender inequality and resolve conflict.

07 January 2016

Global prayer wave planned for Rugby World Cup 2015

The Church of England’s Bishop for Sport, the Rt Revd Tony Porter, the Bishop of Sherwood, is encouraging Christians to take part in a “global wave of prayer” 

11 September 2015