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Multilingual Freedom Sunday resources released by the Anglican Alliance

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 01:43

Many churches recognise Freedom Sunday on 2 December as part of increased efforts to tackle human trafficking and modern slavery.

From Waikato to Leeds: Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley moves diagonally

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 22:49

The Bishop of Waikato in New Zealand is to return to her roots after being named as the new Bishop of Ripon in the C of E’s Diocese of Leeds.

Compass Rose Society launches $10 million Anglican Communion endowment

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 19:35

A society which supports the work of the Anglican Communion is creating a $10 million investment fund to further aid the Communion’s work.

Anglicans urge leaders to push ahead with action on climate change

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 19:59

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is joining Anglicans from around the world in urging world leaders to take action on climate change.

40 years of women’s priestly ministry celebrated in New Zealand

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 03:24

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first ordination of women in the Province.

Liturgical texts published for 2018 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Sat, 04/11/2017 - 02:01

Next year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which traditionally takes in January, has been prepared by the churches of the Caribbean.

Primates’ Meeting 2017: new video released

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 20:32

Two videos have been released telling the story of the October 2017 Primates’ Meeting: a three minute preview and a full 10-minute version.

Historic Anglican – Oriental Orthodox agreement on the Holy Spirit signed in Dublin

Fri, 03/11/2017 - 05:04

Theologians from the Anglican Communion and Oriental Orthodox Churches have signed an historic agreement on the Holy Spirit.

Bishop George Augustus Selwyn’s cathedral in Auckland finally consecrated

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 03:14

Some 1400 people gathered on saturday to celebrate the consecration of Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, after a 174-year wait.

Anglican Communion appoints director for theological education

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 19:23

The director for theological education in the Anglican Communion, Dr Stephen Spencer, will build links between colleges and students.

New discipleship course responds to increases in hunger and hostility to Christ

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 02:54

Eight videos based on Paul’s letter to the Philippians will be released next March with an updated version of the Discipleship Explored programme.

Communiqué: International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 01:47

Communiqué from the meeting of the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue, held in Malta, October 2017.

Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi installed as director of Anglican Centre in Rome

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 22:27

Pope Francis met Archbishop Justin Welby and his new personal representative to the Holy See and director of the Anglican Centre in Rome.

After a wait of 174 years, Auckland’s finally-completed cathedral prepares for consecration

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 19:25

In 1843, land was purchased for a cathedral in Auckland, New Zealand; on Saturday, the finally-completed cathedral will be consecrated.

Melbourne Anglicans urge state government to drop euthanasia bill

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 22:33

The Melbourne Diocesan Synod has urged politicians in the state of Victoria not to legalise medically assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia.

Primates’ Meeting 2017: new video and communiqué translations

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 19:26

A behind-the-scenes preview video of the 2017 Primates’ Meeting is now available; and the communiqué is now in a variety of languages.

Gender justice on agenda as Anglican Women’s Network meet in London

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 19:24

The steering group for the International Anglican Women’s Network met last week to discuss issues facing women throughout the world.

From Alaska to Zululand, Anglicans act ecumenically in the Season of Creation

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 23:13

Anglicans have taken part in a wide variety of events to mark the ecumenical Season of Creation, which runs from 1 September to 4 October.

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 21:42

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

Archbishop of Canterbury boosts links to the Commonwealth of Nations

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 02:29

Archbishop Justin Welby has appointed a Special Representative to the Commonwealth – a network of 52 nations – many former British colonies.