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October 2, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that he is “taken aback” by criticism of the decision to ask the Presiding Bishop of the U.S.-based Episcopal Church to pray for the victims of the Las Vegas...

January 27, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishops of the Church of England have ruled out any change to the Church’s doctrine on marriage and sexuality; while calling for a “fresh tone” in the way the issue is handled. In a...

January 27, 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Birkenau-Auschwitz earlier this month Photo: Lampal via ACNS [Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has urged people to resist a “post-truth”...

January 25, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe has begun exploring the implications that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) might have on British-national clergy deployed to the...

January 23, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Episcopal Diocese of Egypt has announced a landmark partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Alexandria Library) to advance cooperation in art, science, culture, peace-building, dialogue...

January 18, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches. In a joint statement issued to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the two...

December 22, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Police and security services in Australia say that they have foiled a Christmas Day terror attack that had been planned against Melbourne’s Anglican Cathedral. In a joint operation involving more than 400...

December 20, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishops from the Church of England and the U.S.-based Episcopal Church with responsibility for churches in Europe have responded to last night’s terror attack on a Christmas market in German’s...

December 19, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The planting of trees to mark special occasions like confirmations, baptisms and weddings is an increasingly popular practice in many areas of southern and central Africa, after it was suggested...

December 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Perth Roger Herft is to take early retirement, he said Dec. 15. The announcement comes two months after he voluntarily stood aside from his duties after admitting that he failed to act...

December 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby took part in a vigil at Westminster Abbey Dec. 14 in honor of the victims of the Dec. 11 bomb attack on the Coptic Cathedral compound in Cairo, Egypt. He was joined by...

December 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The body responsible for promoting unity, faith and order within the Anglican Communion has welcomed the Common Declaration made by Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby in October. The Inter-Anglican...

December 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The dean of St Mark’s Pro-Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt, has joined the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Task Group, set up in response to the Primates Gathering and Meeting in January. The Very Rev. Samy Fawzy...

December 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The congregation of St Paul’s Cathedral in Wellington, New Zealand, will return to their building for Christmas services after a safety cordon around it was lifted. Much of the cathedral building was...

December 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England is to launch a new data analysis tool to help investors monitor companies’ climate-related risks. The move comes as a student-led campaign to persuade institutions to...

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