October 13, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) has been challenged to conduct a study to find out exactly why young people are leaving the church and the extent to which it is affecting the different communities within the church.
In a motion raised at the recent annual Provincial Standing Committee meeting held in Johannesburg from Sept. 21-24, the proposer, the Rev. Jacques Pieterse, said that a study should be...
October 8, 2014
October 1, 2014
[World Council of Churches press release] To respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, which has taken more than 3,000 lives, the World Council of Churches (WCC) brought to the table representatives of Christian aid organizations and United Nations agencies to learn from each other and to escalate their efforts.
The WCC consultation, held 29 September in Geneva, Switzerland, affirmed a greater role for the churches and faith-based organizations in helping to stop the...
September 25, 2014
September 24, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] In a remote region of Mozambique’s Gaza Province, a brickmaking project is transforming the community.
It’s one example of how the partnership between Episcopal Relief & Development and the Anglican Diocese...
September 4, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican bishop has challenged the people of South Sudan and its leaders not to dishonor the memory of national martyrs by fighting each other.
Bishop of Wau Diocese in South Sudan, the Rt. Rev. Moses Deng Bol, stressed that for the young African nation to have a viable future there needed to be “love and unity” among its people.
Referring to the 22-year Sudanese Civil War that resulted in South Sudan...