April 21, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Task Group set up by last year’s Primates’ gathering has been meeting in London this week with the emphasis on understanding diversity within the Anglican Communion – and recognizing the many areas of unity.
March 24, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Speaking in Britain’s upper chamber of Parliament, the House of Lords, about the attack in Westminster on Wednesday, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby paid tribute to victims and first responders, speaking of the “deep values” in British society. An attacker drove a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then stabbed to death a police officer before being shot and killed by police.
March 10, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Lambeth Design Group has been meeting this week at the Anglican Communion Office in London to plan for Lambeth 2020. The group, coming together for the first time, has been chaired by Archbishop of Capetown Thabo Makgoba, who described the initial sessions as “very encouraging.” An early decision was to fix the venue for Canterbury, starting in the last week of July 2020.
March 2, 2017
February 24, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] In a newly-created role, the Anglican Communion Office in London has appointed a chief operating officer, David White – a senior manager with a wealth of experience leading U.K. and international charities.
The new role includes executive support to Secretary General Josiah Idowu-Fearon, primary responsibility for the management and administration of the Anglican Communion Office — the permanent secretariat serving the...
February 20, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] A tree-planting program for London’s churches supported by the mayor of London is aiming to make neighborhoods greener and more attractive for bees. The tree plantings will also offer an opportunity for churches to organize events and ceremonies that involve members of other faiths in their parishes to celebrate and help to enhance the environments that people of all faiths and no faith share. The project is supported by the diocesan bishops....