April 10, 2013
The 2003 Iranian Nobel Laureate said that the main obstacle for post-revolutionary Arab women is a “patriarchal culture” that imposes a false interpretation on Islam.
NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)– On the sideline of an April 2 conference hosted by Columbia University Law School, Shirin Ebadi, who in 2003 became the first Muslim woman to win the Nobel...
April 4, 2013
[Lambeth Palace -- Press Release] Listen to four programmes recorded by the BBC’s Daily Service during Archbishop Justin’s prayer journey last month
Archbishop Justin, wearing his Coventry Cross of Nails, is greeted by the people of Coventry and Warwickshire. Friday 15 March 2013. (Photograph: Coventry diocese)
In the lead up to his...
March 27, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The final day of the Standing Committee (March 26) began with a presentation on the Anglican Alliance – Development, Relief and Advocacy’s new status as a charitable company. The committee was told that primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa Archbishop Albert Chama is to be the chair of trustees of the company. The list of trustees was unanimously...
March 26, 2013
[Anglican Communion Office] The Core of Group of Anglican Witness: evangelism and church growth initiative in the Anglican Communion, representing nine regions of the Anglican Communion and five specialised ministries, met recently in London to receive and consider the implementation strategy of the ACC-15 evangelism mandate. This was the first Core Group meeting after the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) met in Auckland New Zealand in October/November 2012.
The Core of Group of Anglican Witness: evangelism and church growth initiative in the Anglican Communion, representing nine regions of the Anglican Communion and five specialised ministries, met recently in London to receive and consider the implementation strategy of the ACC-15 evangelism mandate.
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March 25, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Snow and ice hit Kent on the morning of March 23, the day the diocese welcomed its new archbishop at a special service at Canterbury Cathedral. Even with the bitter cold, hundreds filled the cathedral as a smiling Archbishop Justin Welby entered the West Door accompanied by the Very Rev. Robert Willis, cathedral dean, and Bishop of Dover the Trevor Willmott.
During the service, titled “Our Jouney into Holy Week,” several people offered...
March 21, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] As Archbishop Justin Welby prepares for his inauguration in Canterbury today, the 85 million members of the Anglican Communion are being invited to pray for him and his ministry.
The Anglican Communion Office has today issued a prayer that Anglicans and Episcopalians can say before Welby becomes the 105th occupant of the Chair of St. Augustine.
Welby’s Confirmation of Election took place in St. Paul’s Cathedral in London on Feb. 4...
March 19, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] Watch a video of the Archbishop at http://www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/articles.php/5034/watch-archbishop-justins-prayer-pilgrimage-reaches-london-on-day-three
Visiting the capital on his prayer pilgrimage today, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, prayed with shoppers and thanked God for...