November 17, 2014
[Church of England] The General Synod has today enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as bishops in the Church of England.
The formal enactment of the legislation – Amending Canon 33 – followed the vote on final approval by the synod at its meeting in July of this year. Since that time the legislation has been approved in the U.K. Parliament and received Royal Assent.
The final legislative requirements took place during...
November 14, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] Leading figures from the Anglican Communion are speaking out before and during this weekend’s G20 meeting in Brisbane, Australia, on a range of economic and development issues.
The G20 is a forum for the governments and central bank governors from 20 major economies that are said to account for about 85% of the gross world product, 80% of world trade and two-thirds of the world population.
November 12, 2014
November 11, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has appointed the Rev...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans need a deeper understanding of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations so they can better pray and respond to interfaith situations.
Chair of the Anglican Network for Inter Faith Concerns (NIFCON) and Archbishop of Dublin the Most Rev. Michael Jackson made the comments in a letter to primates and provincial secretaries of the Anglican Communion.
Writing to promote...
November 7, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Pakistan has said a Christian couple beaten and burned in a brick kiln was revenge for unpaid bills, not because they had damaged a Qur’an.
A member of the united church, that comprises several Christian denominations including Anglicans, yesterday sent a message to supporters to clarify media reports about the murders.
The statement, from Raheel Sharoon,...
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,...