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November 29, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The first Persian woman to become a bishop was consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury Nov. 30 during a service in Canterbury Cathedral. Guli Francis-Dehqani, the daughter of the former bishop of Iran, Hassan Dehqani-Tafti, will serve as the first suffragan...

November 29, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] In a rare political intervention, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has explicitly criticized the U.S. President Donald Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos posted by a British far-right extremist group. Welby said “it is deeply disturbing that the...

November 26, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams, has urged faith leaders across the world to identify with the global campaign against gender-based violence. In a video message for Christian Aid, Britain’s ecumenical aid agency which he chairs, Rowan said...

November 21, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia have spoken out in support of Christians in the Middle East. Welby was in Moscow for a three-day visit, during which he formally presented and introduced the new chaplain to...

November 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has echoed Pope Francis’ call for the “Status Quo” agreement over religious sites in Jerusalem to be protected. After meeting the Greek Orthodox patriarch of Jerusalem, Theophilos III, at Lambeth Palace last week,...

November 7, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is joining Anglicans from around the world in urging world leaders to take action on climate change. Representatives from 197 nations are gathered in the German city of Bonn this week for the latest round of climate...

November 5, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The key players in Kenya’s disputed presidential elections – President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and Supreme Court Chief Justice David Maraga – were present at All Saints’ Cathedral in Nairobi yesterday as Archbishop of Canterbury Justin...

November 1, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The 26 Church of England bishops with places in the upper house of the United Kingdom’s Parliament will retain their places under new plans to reform the House of Lords. Bishops have been part of England’s governance since absolute rule by monarchs in...

October 29, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has spoken of the pain caused by the broken communion between Christians brought about as a result of the Protestant Reformation. But, as the churches mark tomorrow’s 500th anniversary of Martin Luther nailing his...

October 17, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery program. The Clewer Initiative was launched Oct. 17, at Lambeth Palace, the London home and headquarters of the archbishop of Canterbury. “...

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