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The Diocese of Tabora in Tanzania unanimously votes to ordain women

The 12th Synod of the Diocese of Tabora in the Anglican Church of Tanzania has unanimously voted to accept the ordination of women.

21 June 2024

The Anglican Communion responds to the 68th UN Commission on the Status of Women

For the last two weeks, representatives of the Anglican Communion participated in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

27 March 2024

Anglican Delegation Attends United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

An Anglican Delegation is attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York this March.

11 March 2024

Bishop Jo Bailey Wells meets Pope Francis to discuss the role of women in the Church

The Anglican Communion’s Deputy Secretary General, Dr Jo Bailey Wells, attended a meeting with Pope Francis and at the Vatican.

08 February 2024

Historic meeting of Africa’s Anglican women bishops held in Kenya

The first ever meeting of Africa’s six female Anglican bishops has taken place. The gathering was held at St Julian’s Retreat Centre, Kenya.

06 February 2024

Growing the Church: Central Africa Synod concludes with plans for more dioceses and provinces

The Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) has concluded a Synod with a plan for new dioceses and two more provinces.

06 November 2023

Anglican women from Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia gather for conference

Anglican women from Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia will be gathering for a three-day programme of study, storytelling and song.

01 November 2023

The Revd Canon Dr Mary Alice Medcof (4 March 1935 – 13 July 2023)

The Revd Canon Dr Mary Medcof, a Canadian priest who helped form the International Anglican Women’s Network in 1996, has died.

18 July 2023

“Promises must be fulfilled” – governments urged to honour climate change commitments

At the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Anglicans will urge governments to fulfil their commitments on climate change.

06 June 2022

UN women’s summit recognises role of faith-based communities in climate justice

The role of faith-based communities in achieving gender equality in the context of climate justice is recognised at the United Nations.

13 April 2022