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July 26, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The U.K. 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...

July 22, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican mission agency United Society is to resume using the more familiar name USPG by which it was known between 1956 and 2012. But the agency is not returning to its former full name of United...

July 20, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has lamented the latest escalation of violence in Juba, South Sudan, saying it has “caused yet more appalling suffering for the people of South...

July 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The United Nations’ 21st International AIDS Conference got underway yesterday (Monday) as some 18,000 delegates from 183 countries gathered in Durban, South Africa. Before it began, faith-based...

July 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches throughout India are stepping up protests against the country’s discriminatory caste system which disadvantages Dalit Christians and Muslims. The caste system is a Hindu-based status system...

July 18, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa will launch a Decade of Intentional Discipleship at its biennial renewal conference, Anglicans Ablaze, later this year. It follows the call from the Anglican...

July 15, 2016

The Promenade des Anglais in Nice on the south coast of France, pictured here in 2004, was the scene of a deadly terrorist attack last night in which at least 84 people have been killed. Photo: W M Connolley / Wikimedia [Anglican...

July 14, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of the Church of England’s General Synod have concluded two days of informal talks on human sexuality. The private sessions, which followed the weekend’s formal meeting of the...

July 14, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans from around the world have made a new commitment to fight for climate justice. The commitment was made at the conclusion of an international consultation in Fiji organised by the Anglican...

July 12, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Thousands of people in Juba have fled their homes and are seeking sanctuary in the city’s Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals and other places of worship as fierce gun battles rage around them....

July 11, 2016

Bishop Masimando Katanda and his wife Naomi. Photo: Bryce Amner [Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Kindu, Masimango Katanda, has today (Monday) been elected as the next Primate and Archbishop of the Province de L’...

July 8, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s General Synod on the evening of July 8 called on all members of the church to “play their part” in the “common task of building a generous and forward...

July 5, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The next World Mission Conference of the WCC will take place in Arusha, Tanzania, in March 2018, it was announced last week. The decision was one of a number taken by the ecumenical body’s...

July 5, 2016

The Rev. Canon Stephen Miller has received the Dr Dierk Lindemann Welfare Personality of the Year Award in recognition of his “exceptional services for the welfare and wellbeing of seafarers.” Photo: Mission to Seafarers [...

July 1, 2016

Through its Free.In.Deed campaign, the Church Mission Society is seeking to recruit 1,000 new missionaries to follow in the footsteps of pioneers like William Wilberforce and Samuel Crowther. [Anglican Communion News Service] Ambitious...

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