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October 20, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church in Wales has joined five other United Kingdom Christian churches in calling for an end to the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo. They have called for those responsible for “the...

October 20, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican mission agency Mission to Seafarers is linking up with its German counterparts in a ground-breaking initiative to provide support for the maritime community in the British ports on the...

October 18, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The release of 21 schoolgirls who had been held by Islamist terror group Boko Haram has been met with “delight, relief and optimism” by the Anglican Church of Nigeria. The 21 were among 276...

October 18, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Pakistan has designated Sept. 22 – the anniversary of the deadliest terror attack against the country’s Christian community – as the Day of the Christian Martyrs in...

October 14, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] It is 10 months since the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared that the two-year Ebola outbreak in west Africa was at an end; but the aftermath of the health crisis will take many years to resolve....

October 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Asia Bibi, the Christian woman on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy in a row over drinking water, will have to wait for her Supreme Court appeal after a hearing due to take...

October 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The rise of right-wing political movements across Europe is hampering efforts to provide a coherent approach to refugees across the European Union, two bishops have said. Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe...

October 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A priest on the frontline of the Anglican church’s work with refugees in Europe has told a consultation in Cologne how he first became involved in this aspect of his ministry. “I was...

October 11, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans around the world are continuing to serve on the frontline of assisting refugees and asylum seekers through a mixture of advocacy and practical care. Archbishop Philip Freier of the Anglican...

October 11, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Primates, clergy and laity from the Global South group of Anglicans have spent the past week meeting in Cairo and discussing a range of issues from evangelism, inter-faith dialogue and same-sex...

October 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Pope Francis held a meeting Oct. 5 with the archbishop of Canterbury and other Anglican primates and bishops at the Vatican. The Pope told them that ecumenism was “never an impoverishment, but a...

October 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world to take part in united mission in their local areas. The...

October 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have commissioned 19 pairs of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops from across the world to take part in united mission in their local areas. The...

October 3, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 100 Anglicans from 20 provinces are gathering in Cairo, Egypt, Oct. 3, at the start of a week-long meeting of the Global South group of Anglicans. The two most internationally significant...

September 30, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of the official Anglican-Orthodox dialogue have met this week to discuss a range of bioethical and moral issues. The discussion was “a practical follow-up” to their agreed statement In...

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