April 4, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that Christians in parts of Africa face abuse, violence and even death because of decisions on sexual equality made by Anglican Churches in the West.
Welby, the spiritual head of the Anglican Communion, made the comments in an hour-long phone-in program on LBC radio today.
In particular he was was responding to a question from Kes, a Church of...
April 2, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Malawi has called on all political parties in that country to campaign responsibly and avoid violence before, during and after the election time.
This follows the violence that erupted at a recent rally held by the Republican President Joyce Banda in Malawi’s Thyolo district where it was reported that two people died and many others were injured.
In a recent media statement, Bishop Brighton Vita Malasa...
March 28, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Tanzania is mourning the...
March 25, 2014
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[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Dinis Sengulane, the longest-serving bishop in the Anglican Communion, retired March 25 after leading the Diocese of Lebombo in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa...
March 20, 2014
Quebec, Canada, 18-19 March 2014
The Board of the Francophone Network of the Anglican Communion, presided by Bishop Pierre Whalon, met in Quebec, Canada, thanks to the hospitality of Dennis Drainville, Lord Bishop of Quebec.
The members considered the progress made since the last triennial meeting of the Network, in Douala, Cameroon, in September 2012. They noted that the majority of the twelve Douala resolutions had been accomplished or had advanced,...
March 18, 2014
[Anglican Communion Environment Network] The Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the Most Revd Dr Thabo Makgoba has invited 20 bishops from around the Anglican Communion to join him in a process of discussion and discernment concerning the Communion’s witness and mission in the face of climate change and environmental degradation.
“I have asked a number of sister and brother bishops in dioceses already experiencing the impacts of climate...
March 17, 2014
[Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis have given their backing to a ground-breaking ecumenical initiative to combat modern slavery and human trafficking.
The agreement to help eradicate an injustice...
March 9, 2014
ENS launches a four-part series on the ministry of cathedrals, featuring interviews with their deans. Further articles in the series will profile cathedrals in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Los Angeles, United States; and Paris, France.[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.]
March 5, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from 18 provinces of the Anglican Communion are converging on New York to take part collectively in the annual session of the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women.
On Monday, March 10, the United Nations will launch the 58th session of the commission, which this year has the theme of Challenges and achievements in the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for women and girls.