Communion News

Celebrations of 130 years of the Mothers’ Union in Ireland

A service has been held in Strabane to mark the 130-year presence of the international Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union in Ireland.
22-Sep-2017

Pocket biographies

The Anglican Communion News Service is producing a series of short biographies of all of the primates in the run up to next month’s Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury. Every weekday, ACNS will add an extra five – with a small photograph. On ACNS, there will also be a series of videos and blogs from a range of those attending.
22-Sep-2017

US bishops urge continued protection for child migrants

US bishops have used a full-page advert in the New York Times urging political leaders to retain protections for undocumented child migrants.
22-Sep-2017

Nigeria’s General Synod convenes under theme “Thou shalt not steal”

The General Synod of the Church of Nigeria has convened in the capital of Rivers State this week, under the theme “Thou shalt not steal”.
21-Sep-2017

Four new bishops and two new dioceses in Burundi

Four new bishops have been consecrated in Burundi. Two of them will serve the province’s new dioceses of Rutana and Buhiga.
21-Sep-2017

Canadian indigenous church possible by 2019, says primate

The changes to church law needed to create a self-determining spiritual community for indigenous Canadian Anglicans could be made in 2019.
21-Sep-2017

Prayer urged as natural disasters strike Mexico and Caribbean islands

More than 225 people have died after a large earthquake struck Mexico; and Caribbean islands are being devastated by Hurricane Maria.
20-Sep-2017

Archbishop Justin excited by prospect of “extraordinary” Primates’ Meeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been speaking of his excitement at the prospect of next month’s Primates’ Meeting. 
20-Sep-2017

Peace in South Sudan requires Christians to follow the greatest commandment

Peace in South Sudan can be achieved by committed Christians, Archbishop Moses Deng Bol, of the internal province of Bahr el Ghazel, said.
20-Sep-2017

Human Rights award for ACC Standing Committee member

Bishop Jane Alexander will be honoured by the University of Alberta next week for her work in "local and international human rights”.
20-Sep-2017
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