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May 18, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of the morning May 18. The...

May 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s investment arm, the Church Commissioners, has almost trebled the value of its investment fund over a 20-year period, it announced this week. The value of the Commissioners...

May 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A United Nations plan to eradicate Aids as a public health threat by 2030 has been welcomed by the Anglican mission agency United Society (formerly USPG); but U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warns that...

May 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of Brazil has criticized the suspension of President Dilma Rousseff and the imposition of Vice President Michel Temer pending Rousseff’s impeachment trial; and warned of a growing social...

May 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has postponed until 2018 a decision on whether or not to permit the blessing of same-sex marriages. The proposal had been made by the church...

May 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Moves by the Church of England’s investment arm, the Church Commissioners, to force global oil giant ExxonMobil to be more transparent in its plans for responding to climate change have received a...

May 10, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A task group has been appointed to “maintain conversation” among the primates of the Anglican Communion as requested during the gathering of primates at Canterbury Cathedral in January. The...

May 6, 2016

Journalists working at the recent ACC-16 meeting in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, including from top Matthew Davies and Mary Frances Schjonberg of Episcopal News Service, Mark Michael of The Living Church and Madeleine Davies...

May 6, 2016

Flames and heavy smoke surrounded congested Highway 63 South outside of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Photo: DarrenRD via Wikimedia [Anglican Communion News Service] Canadian officials are using military and civilian planes to rescue 8,000...

May 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches throughout England have responded to a call from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for a “great wave of prayer” in the week leading up to Pentecost Sunday for the re-evangelization of England...

May 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A British parliamentarian has challenged the Church Commissioners’ stance on climate change and urged them to “read the Bible”. David Davies, the Conservative MP for Monmouth, told MPs...

May 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The week-long biennial meeting of the General Synod of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia gets underway tomorrow (Friday) and amongst the items for debate is the report by the...

May 4, 2016

Bishop of Peshawar Humphrey S. Peters pays tribute to Sardar Soran Singh during the funeral prayers in the Gurdwara.Photo: Frontier News/Diocese of Peshawar [Anglican Communion News Service] A Pakistani provincial government minister for...

May 2, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church Commissioners for England have been ranked joint tenth out of 500 of the world’s largest investment funds and given an AAA rating over their performance in tackling climate change. The list...

April 26, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A call for Anglicans to commemorate next year’s 500th anniversary of the Reformation and the commendation of a number of new inter-denominational agreements and reports were amongst a raft of...

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