Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion is the gathering of Anglican and Episcopal churches from around the world. Today, the Anglican Communion comprises more than 80 million members in 44 regional and national member churches in more than 160 countries.

Anglican Communion

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July 26, 2019

An Ebola treatment facility in Guinea. Photo: United Nations via ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican churches in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are playing a vital role, alongside health care agencies, in the fight...

July 26, 2019

Archbishop Fred Hiltz anoints the Anglican Church of Canada’s National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald, as he is raised to the status of archbishop. Photo: Anglican Church of Canada via ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] The...

July 22, 2019

Archbishop Fred Hiltz embraces National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, while Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton...

July 19, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A global shortage of frankincense could threaten the production of church incense which some traditions use during worship as a visible sign of prayers ascending to God. The aromatic resin, used to produce incense, comes from Boswellia, a genus of trees and...

July 19, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Education and joint activities across different faiths will help move some of Nigeria’s most divided communities away from hatred and fear, according to the Secretary-General of the Anglican Communion Josiah Idowu-Fearon.

“Education is the weapon that we...

July 19, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Education and joint activities across different faiths will help move some of Nigeria’s most divided communities away from hatred and fear, according to the secretary general of the Anglican Communion Josiah Idowu-Fearon.

“Education is the weapon that we...

July 19, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The world’s first Bible in Tokelauan is being prepared for publication after the final verse of the new work was translated July 10. It marks the culmination of more than 23 years of work by a team of translators led by head translator Ioane Teao.

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July 19, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of North India will be using its 50th anniversary this year to review, consult and then re-set its mission priorities for the next 10 years as thousands of people come together from around the country. Starting in November 2019, the golden jubilee to...

July 16, 2019

[Anglican Journal] An effort to remove a prayer for conversion of the Jews from the Book of Common Prayer and to replace it with one for reconciliation with the Jews has passed its first major hurdle at General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada.

On July 15, a resolution to amend...

July 15, 2019

Primate Fred Hiltz and officers of General Synod share a tense moment of silence before results are revealed. Photo: Matthew Townsend

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada will maintain its traditional definition of...

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