June 13, 2013
Dear ACNS subscribers, I am delighted to say that we have today launched the first ever purpose-built news website: http://www.anglicannews.org
June 6, 2013
Thousands of pilgrims from Zimbabwe and beyond are expected to gather in Harare next week to commemorate the life of Bernard Mizeki, a lay African catechist and missionary martyred in 1896.
June 5, 2013
The leader of Kenya’s Anglican Church has reprimanded the country’s parliamentarians for demanding a pay increase 100 times the minimum wage.
June 4, 2013
Read the Archbishop's speech today during the Lords' debate on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill
Members of four Melanesian religious orders visited Archbishop Justin at Lambeth Palace on Thursday last week. Amid prayer, worship and song, the Brothers and Sisters pledged their desire to work for "peace and reconciliation in the Anglican Communion". Scroll down to watch a video of them singing to Archbishop Justin
May 31, 2013
"A catalyst for change" across the Communion is how Archbishop Albert Chama of Central Africa describes the Alliance, as he takes on the position of Chair of the new Board of Trustees.
May 29, 2013
The Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Revd Thabo Makgoba, the chair of the Anglican Communion Environment Network (ACEN), is encouraging the 85 million Anglicans in 38 Provinces to use new ACEN prayers and resources from South Africa and England in church services on or around Environment Sunday (2nd June) and World Environment Day (5th June).
May 24, 2013
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said today that "all our prayers and mine" are with the family of Lee Rigby, the British soldier killed in Woolwich on Wednesday. In a joint press conference in Leicester with Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, the Archbishop praised the responses of different faith groups to the incident and said this is "very much a time for communities to come together".
The Church of England has published, today, new legislative proposals to enable women to become bishops which will be debated by the General Synod in July.
May 21, 2013
A major conference on the relationship between Faith, Health and Healing was held in Birmingham, England, at the end of April under the auspices of the Anglican Health Network. Provinces were invited to send representatives to the conference and to an AHN provincial representatives’ meeting immediately following.