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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May 31, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Scam emails designed to look as though they have been sent by Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Josiah Idowu-Fearon have been used to acquire iTunes gift cards from unsuspecting recipients.

At least one recipient of the emails was taken in by...

May 31, 2019

The Very Rev. Patrick Augustine soon will retire from Christ Episcopal Church in La Crosse, Wisconsin, and become a South Sudanese bishop. Photo: Christ Episcopal Church via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is...

May 30, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Christians around the world are preparing to pray individually, in churches, in ecumenical gatherings and in large-scale beacon events, as part of this year’s Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer.

The initiative began in 2016 as a call from Archbishops...

May 30, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Howard Gregory has been elected to serve as archbishop and primate of the Church of the Province of the West Indies.

Howard was elected during the 40th synod of the province, being held in Port of Spain, Trinidad...

May 24, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Christians from all over the world will pray for the Anglican Communion on Sunday, May 26 – the feast day of St. Augustine of Canterbury. The member Churches of the Anglican Communion were first asked to set aside a Sunday for prayer for the Anglican Communion...

May 24, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Hong Kong’s St John’s Cathedral is holding a year of celebration to mark its birth 170 years ago in 1849. Its chequered history includes surviving the shelling and subsequent Japanese occupation during the Second World War and going on to celebrate its...

May 24, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] According to healthcare professionals, the Anglican Church in Africa is a “unique, trusted network” with a vital and strategic role to play in the elimination of malaria across the continent. Bishops representing six provinces of the Anglican Communion took...

May 17, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Ian Ernest, the bishop of Mauritius and former Primate of the Anglican Church of the Indian Ocean, is to become the archbishop of Canterbury’s next personal representative to the Holy See and director of the Anglican Centre in Rome. He will take up...

May 17, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Lincoln Christopher Lowson has been suspended from office, following information passed to Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby by police.

Welby stressed in a written statement that “there has been no allegation that Bishop Christopher has...

May 16, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] A Pakistan court has ruled in favor of the Church of Pakistan’s attempt to retain independence for an Anglican college in Peshawar, after the moderator of the church took legal action to defend it against a government take over.

Interference in Edwardes...

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