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August 31, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A trio of pan-European church bodies have endorsed the upcoming World Day of Prayer for Creation and the Season of Creation that follows it. The Roman Catholic Council of European Bishops’...

August 30, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A book about faith and dementia has been awarded this year’s Michael Ramsey Prize by the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. The Michael Ramsey Prize was launched in by the former Archbishop of...

August 30, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] One of the oldest Anglican mission agencies has returned to its historic name USPG. The 315-year-old charity, which was briefly called United Society (Us) has responded to calls from its supporters to...

August 26, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that he would love to see young people “being disciples of Jesus, being witnesses to Jesus and being servants of the Kingdom.” He made his...

August 25, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Cathedral choirs from around east Africa descended on Kigali, Rwanda, last week for a celebration of Christian music and to enhance “regional peace, integration and cooperation.” Kigali’...

August 25, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong of Hong Kong, has called on Anglicans around the world to pray for the people of Italy and Myanmar after separate earthquakes struck...

August 24, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Diocese of Accra, in the Province of West Africa, has won the backing of the US government for its ambitious programme to tackle modern-day slavery and child trafficking. The US Ambassador to...

August 24, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death after drinking water meant for her Muslim colleagues, will have her appeal heard by Pakistan’s Supreme Court in October. Bibi was accused of blasphemy...

August 23, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The longest serving primate in the Anglican Communion, Archbishop of Wales Barry Morgan, will retire at the end of January on his 70th birthday, it was announced Aug. 23. Morgan has served the Church in...

August 22, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The new archbishop of the Anglican Church of Burundi, the Most Rev. Martin Blaise Nyaboho, was installed on Aug. 22 at a service in which legal formalities were mixed with celebration. Nyaboho...

August 22, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Church-of-England sponsored play about the plight of a refugee stuck in France while trying to reach the U.K. has been nominated for two prestigious awards. Several million people have made their way to...

August 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Hundreds of indigenous Guarani-Kaiowá and Terena people have been violently evicted from their homes in the central western state of Mato Grosso do Sul. The vacated land is being used for...

August 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans in Myanmar are opposing the construction of the proposed Myitsone Dam, saying it will displace thousands of people. The developers – China Power Investment Corporation, the Burmese...

August 18, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishops of the Church in Wales have joined other Christian leaders to challenge the media’s portrayal of refugees. “Stories of hate do not chime with the generous response we see in our...

August 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Wales is a country known for its love of music — from Welsh Male Voice Choirs to the likes of Shirley Bassey and Tom Jones — and it has also produced more than its fair share of well-...

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