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Church of England’s first female bishop to become Bishop of Derby

The first woman to be consecrated to the office of bishop in the Church of England, Libby Lane, is to become the diocesan bishop of Derby.

18 December 2018

Two decades of women’s ordination celebrated in the Nippon Sei Ko Kai

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai, the Anglican Church in Japan, has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Province.

18 December 2018

US-based Episcopal leaders offer pastoral responses in wake of Kavanaugh hearings

Leaders in the US-based Episcopal Church have responded to the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

04 October 2018

Female Australian Christian leaders unite to advocate on justice issues

An ecumenical group of female leaders from Australia are in the capital Canberra to advocate for justice and care for the world’s poor.

26 September 2018

Mothers’ Union women inspired to change their communities

More than 2,000 women attend a Mothers’ Union provincial conference in Kenya and are inspired to take a lead in their communities.

24 August 2018

Tributes paid to Anglican women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion and the UN, Beth Adamson-Strauss.

14 August 2018

Bishop steers marriage registration Bill through Parliamentary process

Bishop Alan Smith of St Albans becomes first C of E bishop in 20 years to steer legislation through House of Lords in Britain’s Parliament.

24 July 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Bishops act following “dramatic and profoundly uncomfortable” #MeToo listening exercise

Bishops in the US-based Episcopal Church commit to seeking change after hearing personal stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation.

10 July 2018

Anglican Communion Office seeks three new members of staff

A coordinator for the Season of Intentional Discipleship and two other new staff members are being sought to work at the ACO in London.

15 June 2018