Communion News

Women's mentoring focus of Thailand gathering

Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a 20-22 April consultation in Bangkok, Thailand.
24-Apr-2017

New film shines light on ACO's work

The Communications team at the Anglican Communion office has produced a short film highlighting the work of directors and staff. It also gives a taste of the work of the Anglican Alliance which is based in the same building in west London.
24-Apr-2017

Task group developing deeper links and wider understanding

The Task Group set up by last year’s Primates’ gathering and meeting has been meeting in London this week with the emphasis on understanding diversity within the Anglican Communion – and recognising the many areas of unity.  
21-Apr-2017

Appointment of Catherine Pepinster as the UK Development Officer for the Anglican Centre in Rome

The former Editor of The Tablet, Catherine Pepinster, has been appointed as the UK Development Officer for the Anglican Centre in Rome.
20-Apr-2017

Where despair prevails, South Sudan churches issue Easter hope message

For most of the world’s newest nation, wracked by internal conflict, joy seems far away, and yet for Christians, Easter is still a time of hope. A recent message from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) says the Resurrection reminds us that even in this world there is “goodness and light with triumph”.
20-Apr-2017

Conference facilitated by Bishops Against Gun Violence gets underway in Chicago

A conference has begun in Chicago, facilitated by a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. “Unholy Trinity: the Intersection of Racism, Poverty and Gun Violence” is a three-day event grounded in scripture, liturgy and theology.
20-Apr-2017

Prayer vigil at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in United States ahead of executions

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, is to hold a service of prayer and vigil ahead of the scheduled executions of prisoners on death row this week.  
19-Apr-2017

CMS missionaries complete 28 year project to publish whole Bible in central Kurdish Sorani language

A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, have completed the first ever translation of the whole Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language.  
19-Apr-2017

Madagascar Bishop visits parishes affected by cyclone

Bishop Theophile Botomazava, of the Diocese of Antsiranana in Madagascar, has visited several parishes badly affected by cyclone Enawo.   
18-Apr-2017

New President inaugurated at Voorhees College, South Carolina

Calling on his students and colleagues to “think differently,” Dr W. Franklin Evans was inaugurated on April 7 as the ninth president of Voorhees College, exactly 120 years to the day when educator Elizabeth Evelyn Wright opened the school for children of former slaves that grew into the College.
18-Apr-2017
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