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August 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A number of churches, mosques and other religious temples in Kenya are being painted yellow as part of an initiative to bring people of different faiths together. The Colour in Faith project is...

August 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican, Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christians are being asked to join in the World Day of Prayer for Creation on Sept. 1 and to use the following month, leading up to the feast of St Francis of...

August 17, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Southern Africa is to consider blessing same-sex civil unions when its provincial synod meets next month. But the motion, proposed by the Diocese of Saldanha Bay, would not...

August 16, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] An ecumenical group of churches has renewed its call for Australia’s refugee detention center on Nauru to close after revelations of sustained abuse – including the alleged cover-up of...

August 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The leaders of Africa’s Anglican churches have expressed their “deep concern” that the continent has yet to achieve a sustainable peace. In a communiqué issued at the end of last...

August 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of anti-Islam protestors dressed as Muslims and interrupted a church service in New South Wales, Australia, on Aug. 14. The group, from the far-right Party for Freedom movement, walked into...

August 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches in India held a “black day” of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by Christians and Muslims in the country’s caste system. Indian society has, for...

August 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican priest serving the island of Madeira has spoken of the resilience of local people as they battled severe fires which ravaged the community. Three people were killed in the blazes,...

August 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The generous response by Australian Anglicans to a disaster relief fund enabled the Diocese of Tasmania to provide its flood-hit community with emergency care packs. The diocese established a...

August 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The silencing of abuse victims is itself a form of abuse “as bad if not worse than the first betrayal,” Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said. The archbishop made his comments in a...

August 11, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Leaked documents about Australia’s detention of asylum seekers on the island of Nauru are “shocking and saddening,” said Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier, the country’s...

August 11, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of Brazil has given a warm welcome to the athletes and visitors of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, while criticizing the games’ administrators for serious mismanagement....

July 27, 2016

Western Massachusetts Bishop Doug Fisher, Rabbi Mark Dov Shapiro, and the Rev. Canon Tom Callard. Photo: Diocese of Western Massachusetts [Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Doug Fisher of Western Massachusetts has...

July 27, 2016

Editor’s note: Bishop Pierre Whalon of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe issued a statement in French here. Father Jacques Hamel, who was martyred by supporters of Daesh as he celebrated Mass at the Church at St-...

July 26, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The British government have announced a £2.4 million ($3.1 million) fund to help secure places of worship in England and Wales. Churches, mosques and temples have been invited to bid for grants if...

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