October 8, 2014
October 7, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has responded to inaccurate media reports that the Lambeth Conference had been cancelled by saying, “As it hasn’t been called, it can’t have been cancelled.”
Speaking to the BBC’s William Crawley, the spiritual head of the Anglican Communion said the historic meeting of bishops from around the world...
October 6, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Mother’s Union (MU) in Tanzania is prioritising the empowerment of women and girls in the country to “make them more independent and less subject to gender-based violence.”
In an interview with ACNS, Mothers’ Union Provincial Co-ordinator for Tanzania, Margareth Massawa revealed that MU there is empowering women and girls with skills in entrepreneurship, leadership and advocacy.
“For instance, at one of...
October 1, 2014
September 29, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Transcript of Archbishop Justin Welby’s speech in the House of Lords debate today on developments in Iraq.
“My Lords, a danger of this debate is that we speak only of Iraq and Syria, only of ISIL, and only of armed force.
“ISIL and its dreadful barbarity are only one example of a global phenomenon, as the noble Baroness, the Leader of the House mentioned. We will not thus be able to deal with a global, holistic...
September 24, 2014
[Anglican Communion Office] In the name of the Triune God, and with the blessing and guidance of our Churches, the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) met at St George’s Anglican Cathedral, Jerusalem, from 17 to 24 September 2014. The Commission is grateful for the generous hospitality extended by Bishop Suheil Dawani and the Diocese of Jerusalem.
His Beatitude Theophilos III, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch...
September 22, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby congratulates both sides after historic match to raise awareness of Anglican-Roman Catholic efforts to wipe out modern slavery.
Watch video here.
Church of England cricketers beat a Vatican team yesterday in a historic match in support of a joint initiative to wipe out modern slavery...
[Episcopal News Service] One year ago today (on Sept. 22, 2013) two suicide bombers targeted All Saints Anglican Church in Peshawar at the end of a Sunday worship service, killing 127 people and injuring 170. Many of the victims were women and children. Bishop Samuel Azariah of the...
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop Justin Welby has issued a statement on the first anniversary of the suicide bombings at All Saints Church, Peshawar, Pakistan, on 22 September 2013 in which more than 100 Christians were killed.
Archbishop Justin Welby said:
“As we approach the first anniversary of the horrific suicide bombings at All Saints Church, Peshawar – which made martyrs of more than 100 Christians and wounded many more – firstly our...