November 6, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] A novice in the Anglican Church of Melanesia’s Melanesian Brotherhood has been killed and another badly beaten in a street attack in the Solomon Islands last week.
Novice Jackson Lodo and another novice were walking to Tabalia from the capital Honiara when they were the victims of an unprovoked attacked on the evening of Thursday, Oct. 30.
Jackson was killed and his companion, a third year novice,...
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby preached Nov. 5 at a special service for fallen journalists held at St. Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London – the first time an archbishop of Canterbury has preached at the annual service.
In this clip the Archbishop says foreign correspondents are “the ones who witness the full horror of what is going on and dare to speak it.” The full sermon will be available to watch shortly on...
November 4, 2014
[Anglican Alliance] Anglicans from across the Communion will be gathering in Rome, Italy, Nov. 3-7 to discuss their churches’ work in ending human trafficking and modern slavery. The consultation is being convened by the Anglican Alliance and hosted by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Representative to the Holy See, Archbishop David Moxon.
The purpose of the consultation is to learn about the work of churches around the Anglican Communion in tackling modern slavery and...
October 30, 2014
[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The “insidious cancer of corruption” is “the most egregious threat” to South Africa’s democracy today, Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba has said in a public lecture.Delivering the Beyers Naude Memorial Lecture at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on Oct. 27, Makgoba also criticized suggestions that criminalizing corruption was a “Western paradigm.”
“Actually, I think it...
October 29, 2014
October 28, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following is a communique issued by Primates and Bishops of Africa and The Episcopal Church on a recent groundbreaking meeting.
A Communique: Transformation through Friendship