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September 12, 2019

Archbishop Justin Welby at the memorial for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in India. Photo: Lambeth Palace [Anglican Communion News Service] Learning from the past is essential to prevent further atrocities like the Jallianwala Bagh...

September 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] After Hurricane Dorian left a trail of devastation in the Bahamas, the priest at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in Grand Bahama has asked for prayer for all those affected. Giving an update on a local TV...

September 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of 15 Brazilian bishops representing the Anglican church in Brazil have called on their government to take action to stop the spread of fires in the Amazon rainforest. A pastoral letter from the...

September 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] International Anglican speakers will gather in Westminster Abbey in London over the coming months to help lead a series of seminars discussing key issues for the Anglican Communion in the run up to the...

September 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The ecumenical adviser to the archbishop of Canterbury, William Adam, is to be the new director of unity, faith and order for the Anglican Communion. His new role, which is effective immediately, will be...

August 28, 2019

[Church of England] A group of Church of England bishops has issued an open letter on the prospect of a “no-deal” Brexit and the need for national reconciliation, notwithstanding the potential prorogation of Parliament. The...

August 15, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Green Anglicans are urging churches to join in the World Creation Day of Prayer on Sunday, Sept. 1. The day marks the start of an annual celebration of prayer and action to protect creation called the...

August 15, 2019

Archbishop Justin Welby at Auschwitz in 2017. Photo: Lambeth Palace [Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury has given his support to plans for a Holocaust memorial and museum next to the Palace of Westminster...

August 15, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Mauritius and former primate of the Anglican Church of the Indian Ocean, Archbishop Ian Ernest, has helped launch an appeal to restore the Cathedral of St. James, the mother church of the...

August 15, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The search is on for women from across the Anglican Communion to attend the 64th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), to be held in New York next March. Each year the...

August 15, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A youth officer from the Scottish Episcopal Church has been helping rural churches take practical steps to tackle child poverty in their communities. Ley-Anne Forsyth, 29, who works part time for the...

August 9, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] To mark International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on Aug. 9, Anglican Communion News Service spoke with Isaac Beach, a youth representative on the Anglican Consultative Council from the...

August 2, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and his wife, Caroline, are featured on the home page of the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Photo: 2020 Lambeth Conference [Anglican Communion News Service] Pilgrimage, prayer and pastoral concern...

August 2, 2019

The nave of Rochester Cathedral in England has been transformed into a minigolf course. Photo: Rochester Cathedral via ACNS [Anglican Communion News Service] A minigolf course has been installed in a Church of England cathedral at...

July 26, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] An international forum set up by the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) – the Anglican Communion in Japan – has issued a statement this week calling for denuclearization and for churches to join in the campaign for...

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