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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June 28, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A London-based Jamaican-born Anglican priest who serves as chaplain to members of the UK’s Parliament alongside her duties as priest in charge of St Mary-at-Hill near Monument in the City of London, has June 28 been named as the next bishop of Dover. The...

June 21, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The vital role of religious communities in the Anglican Communion was highlighted at an Anglican Communion conference at St Paul’s University in Limuru, Kenya, last month. Addressing delegates the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said: “Religious...

June 21, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Marking the international day for the elimination of sexual violence in conflict this week, the south Sudan Council of Churches issued a statement on the importance of care for the survivors of sexual violence during the conflict in south Sudan. In a statement...

June 21, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Youth and children’s work in churches received a boost in Australia after research analysis revealed the majority of Sydney Anglicans became Christians in their teens. Sydney Anglican’s youth section, Youthworks, has issued a renewed call for churches and...

June 21, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A cross cultural visit to Nepal for young people from the Church of South India (CSI) has revealed the impact of peacebuilding across different faith groups in Asia. Young people from the CSI, Pakistan and Nepal were part of a group of 22 young people who took...

June 21, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Kenya has been tackling the issue of food security through its development wing, the Anglican Development Services (ADS). Food waste is a real problem in Kenya. According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, growers lost over 1.9...

June 19, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 100 members of an English seaside Anglican church have been captured by 3D scanning technology, alongside the archbishop of Canterbury, to create a sculptural artwork in celebration of the town’s fishing heritage. Members of St Peter’s Church,...

June 14, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Navigating the changing relationship between the state and the church has been the focus of discussions between Anglican leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean and Oceania taking part in United Society Partners in the Gospel’s triennial...

June 14, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of York John Sentamu joined in celebrations with one of the oldest ecumenical global movements as it marks its 175th anniversary this year. The worldwide YMCA youth movement, which began as an evangelical young men’s Christian service organization,...

June 14, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A South African Anglican priest and social justice activist, the Rev. Michael Lapsley, will have a private meeting with Pope Francis on June 15, when he hopes to receive support for his international work in healing of memories.

Lapsley lost both his...

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