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November 3, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has led a delegation of Anglican leaders to the Muslim Council of Elders at a meeting in Abu Dhabi. The meeting, dubbed the Council of the Wise, was held to...

November 2, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church in Wales has elected its first female bishop, a little more than three years since the province passed legislation opening the episcopate to women. The Rev. Canon Joanna Penberthy,...

November 1, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 50,000 Christians from Gujarat and around north India are expected to attend a gospel convention Shanti Sammelan (peace conference) in the state Nov. 8. The event – the first such...

November 1, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A weekly Wednesday-night soup kitchen run by Exeter Cathedral to feed the city’s homeless will switch to another location this week because the building and its environs remain closed following a...

October 31, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The official dialogue between the Anglican Communion and the Oriental Orthodox churches have reached further agreement on the theological understanding of the Holy Spirit. The Anglican Oriental Orthodox...

October 31, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The importance of investing in young people for the future of the Church was one of the messages to emerge from the Anglicans Ablaze conference, held earlier this month in Cape Town, South Africa. The...

October 28, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] During a meeting with South Sudanese church leaders, including Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan, Pope Francis said that he wanted to visit the world’s...

October 28, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have established a working group to identify “structural arrangements” which would allow all those with...

October 27, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] One-third of the population of Lebanon are refugees from other countries, an Anglican delegation heard this week as they met with the Middle East Council of Churches in Beirut. The meeting came as...

October 27, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Egypt Mouneer Anis has called on Anglicans to pray and advocate with their local Egyptian consulates and embassies after a court ruling effectively subsumed the diocese into a separate...

October 25, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Australia’s faith communities should be allowed to help settle and provide care for those asylum seekers still being held in offshore detention centers on Nauru and Manus Island, the National...

October 24, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Complaints of church-based sexual abuse in Australia’s internal province of Victoria will be investigated by an independent body with its own board of directors. The dioceses of Melbourne and...

October 24, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A simple act of solidarity with the people of Aleppo by a parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland has turned into a global initiative supported by several Anglican churches. On Oct. 12, the...

October 24, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A hymn written by the Very Rev. Chris Butt, dean of St Christopher’s Cathedral in Bahrain, has been selected as the winner of a hymn competition to mark the 40th anniversary of the Diocese of...

October 21, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] South Africa’s church leaders have said that the country is facing a constitutional crisis. In a joint letter, 31 church and faith leaders – including the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo...

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