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December 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A church-backed project to provide security for refugees living on a hillside in Burundi has resulted in the return of wildlife, including partridges and monkeys, to the once-barren landscape. A group of...

December 9, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Christian leaders in Fiji have united to declare that gender-based violence is a sin, in an advert shown on cinema screens and national television. The 60-second advert has been shown during Fiji...

December 9, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican college in Madagascar is facing closure unless a crowdfunding campaign can help it break a decade-long “vicious cycle” of decline caused by two fires in 2005. St Lawrence’s...

December 8, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Ireland have pledged to work together to promote peace and deepen understanding in the Holy Land. Some 17 leaders of the three Abrahamic faiths across the island of...

December 8, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Burundi has trained 126 people to support victims of gender-based violence. The Church is also establishing a safe house to provide counseling and other forms of specialist help. At...

December 7, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of Welsh Christians is walking from Bethlehem to Egypt to raise funds for Christian Aid’s work with refugees and displaced people around the world. But rather than walking the 430-mile...

December 7, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has joined other religious leaders in Australia in calling for a new law to tackle modern slavery. He has co-signed a joint open letter...

December 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church Commissioners – the statutory investment body responsible for historic assets of the Church of England – has won three major prizes at the Investment & Pensions Europe...

December 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Three members of an Anglican theological college in Nigeria were killed and others have been critically injured after “a ghastly motor accident,” the Anglican Church of Nigeria has...

December 2, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Burundi Martin Nyaboho has taken part in a Mothers’ Union-organized campaign against gender violence. The archbishop joined hundreds of men and women in a procession and rally as...

December 2, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A major new oil and gas pipeline through the British Columbia region of Canada has received government backing despite protests from indigenous peoples groups. The Tsleil-Waututh First Nation described...

November 30, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Pakistan has reflected on the “short and brief, but very hectic and blessed” visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury earlier this month. Welby used the visit to meet with victims...

November 30, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s Bishop in Europe, Robert Innes, joined an interfaith delegation at the European Union’s (EU) annual “high-level meeting” of religious leaders from across...

November 28, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken of his “deep concern” over the situation in South Sudan, after a meeting with a delegation of the country’s church leaders. The...

November 28, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Uruguay has delivered a critical presidential address to his diocesan synod, in which he said that parishes had failed to engage with “the basics” of mission and evangelism....

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