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February 12, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service]  Rescue efforts following the magnitude 6.4 earthquake which struck the eastern Taiwanese county of Hualien last week have been called off, with a confirmed death toll of 17. A further 291 have been...

February 8, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primates of the Anglican Communion should have a greater say in the appointments of future archbishops of Canterbury, the current archbishop, Justin Welby, said Feb. 8. Welby made his comments during a...

February 8, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Proposals to “enable an interchange of presbyteral ministries” between the Church of England and the Methodist Church in Britain will be debated by the C of E’s General Synod Feb. 9. The synod is being...

February 8, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Senior Anglican leaders have endorsed Pope Francis’ call for an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting for peace, with a particular focus on the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Pope Francis...

January 30, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Compass Rose Society, the charitable foundation that provides substantial support for the work of the Anglican Consultative Council and the international ministry of the Archbishop of Canterbury, has...

January 26, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] A change in the law to allow the names of couples’ mothers to be included in the official registers of marriages in England and Wales is a step closer after a Church of England bishop successfully...

January 26, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Canon Colin Craston, a World War II naval hero who went on to become one of England’s leading evangelical priests and a past-chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, has died. Craston died...

January 25, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Tens of thousands of Christians from churches around the world are expected to take part once again in a global wave of prayer for evangelism between Ascension and Pentecost. Thy Kingdom Come began two...

January 25, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican leaders have taken part in an ecumenical meeting with Irish government ministers to discuss a number of “pressing social and ethical matters.” Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar invited senior...

January 24, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Quebec City’s Anglican community will be one of six spiritual groups gathering to offer reflective song and prayer to the public Jan. 28, at a commemoration of the mass shooting at the city’s...

January 24, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil – the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – has elected its first female bishop, some 34 years after the province first paved the way for women to serve in all...

January 24, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has paid tribute to the legendary trumpeter and anti-apartheid campaigner Hugh Masekela, who died Tuesday. He was 78. Masekela was described in one...

January 23, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The House of Bishops of the Church of Nigeria has criticized the country’s government for failing to act against Fulani herdsmen who have carried out a series of fatal attacks. The anti-persecution...

January 22, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The general secretary of the World Council of Churches, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, will take an anti-nuclear message with him when he travels Tuesday to Davos, Switzerland, for a meeting of the World...

January 22, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s House of Bishops has rejected a request from the province’s General Synod for “nationally commended liturgical materials to mark a person’s gender transition.” The request came in a...

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