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Blog: The Anglican Communion – a “real” family

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 22:22

The Primate of Southern Africa, Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 and describes the Anglican Communion as a family where “we don't hide our differences and we are real with one another.”

Video: Archbishop Fred Hiltz of the Anglican Church of Canada looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 22:16

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 and the importance of tackling human trafficking.

Video: Archbishop Winston Halapua of the Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 02:01

Archbishop Winston Halapua, looks ahead to the 2-6 October Primates' Meeting.

New minister general for Third Order of Society of Saint Francis

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 21:57

The Revd John Hebenton, a vicar in Tauranga, in New Zealand, has been elected as the new minister general of the Third Order of St Francis.

Video: Archbishop John Davies of the Church in Wales looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 01:50

The Primate of the Church in Wales, Archbishop John Davies, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 – and sharing information about developments in lay ministry.

Church provides driver mentoring for refugees

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 18:57

An Anglican church in Sydney is giving local refugees experience of driving on Australia’s roads. 

Video: Archbishop Ng Moon Hint of South East Asia looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 02:18

Archbishop Ng Moon Hing looks ahead to the 2-6 October Primates' Meeting and speaks of the importance of winning souls for the Kingdom. 

Blog: Praying and worshiping with ‘silver and gold’ at Primates 2017

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 21:08

The Primate of Hong Kong and chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong, offers his thoughts ahead of the Primates’ Meeting.

Blog: Archbishop Fred Hiltz’s prayers for Primates’ 2017

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 02:42

The Primate of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, offers his prayers for the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting.

Video: Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva of Brazil looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 02:12

Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva looks ahead to the 2-6 October Primates' Meeting and speaks of the importance of tackling human trafficking. 

Archbishop Justin excited by prospect of “extraordinary” Primates’ Meeting

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 01:52

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been speaking of his excitement at the prospect of next month’s Primates’ Meeting. 

Pocket biographies

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 20:29

The Anglican Communion News Service is producing a series of short biographies of all of the primates in the run up to next month’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury. Every weekday, ACNS will add an extra five – with a small photograph. On ACNS, there will also be a series of videos and blogs from a range of those attending.

Celebrations as Tonga’s first bishop symbolises “a bird that has begun to fly”

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 23:17

The first constitutional bishop for the Pacific island nation of Tonga is its third bishop since Anglican missionary Alfred Willis arrived in 1902.

Australian Anglicans “sorry” for complicity in domestic violence

Tue, 19/09/2017 - 02:30

The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

'Get serious' about climate change Australian church tells govt

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 23:15

The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.

Christchurch Synod Votes to Reinstate Cathedral

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 23:44

ChristChurch Cathedral will be reinstated, the Christchurch Diocesan Synod has decided.

ACO Directors update Standing Committee on range of work

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 01:58

Mission; women and gender issues; ecumenical dialogues and the work of the Anglican Alliance topped the agenda earlier this week as the ACC Standing Committee gathered in London.

New group to look at contributions and ACC

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 01:48

A new group is being set up to look at broadening the composition of the Anglican Consultative Council – and to re-examine the financial contributions made by provinces.

Former banker is new ACO finance director

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:39

A former investment banker at RBS in London has been appointed Finance and Resources Director of the Anglican Communion. Michaela Southworth succeeds Tim Trimble who stepped down last month.

Hong Kong could host ACC-17 after Brazil 'postponement'

Wed, 06/09/2017 - 06:36

The next meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC-17) could take place in Hong Kong following a decision to move it from Sao Paulo in Brazil.