Communion News

Archbishop of York lays foundation stone for new Priory at Whitby

A new Anglican priory is being built in the North Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby, continuing a monastic presence in the town since AD 657.
22-Jun-2018

Celebrations held to mark intra-provincial diocesan companion links

Some long-established companion links between dioceses in the Anglican Communion are celebrating significant anniversaries this year.
22-Jun-2018

Justice Select Committee hears New Zealand bishops’ concern over proposed euthanasia law

Bishops in New Zealand opposed to the legalisation of medically assisted suicide have warned that initial “safeguards” can be loosened.
22-Jun-2018

US-based Episcopal Church hosts Washington vigil to protest family-separating immigration policies

Episcopal Church holds Washinton vigil to protest against immigration policies which have seen children separated from parents.
21-Jun-2018

Church in Wales wins contract to train British military chaplains

Chaplains serving UK armed forces will continue to be trained by the Church in Wales, after St Padarn’s Institute won a training contract.
21-Jun-2018

Pope Francis: walking together is “an act of obedience to the Lord and love for our world”

Pope Francis has given a strong message about the ecumenical journey during a visit to the World Council of Churches’ HQ in Geneva.
21-Jun-2018

Across the world, Anglicans are working to provide support and care for refugees

Today – 20 June – is World Refugee Day, when the world is called to remember the millions of individuals fleeing their countries as refugees.
20-Jun-2018

A “deep” approach to mission helps churches connect with local communities, report finds

A Partnership for Missional Church programme developed by the Church Mission Society helps to empower lay people, a study has found.
20-Jun-2018

Archbishop in Jerusalem urges Anglicans to work for reconciliation

Archbishop Suheil Dawani stressed the need for reconciliation amongst Anglicans when he spoke to delegates at the Gafcon event.
20-Jun-2018

Boost for Christchurch Cathedral rebuild with announcement of £3.1 million grant

Church Property Trustees of the Diocese of Christchurch have received a $6,000,000 NZD grant towards rebuilding Christchurch Cathedral.
19-Jun-2018
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