March 16, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.
March 13, 2017
March 10, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months, become a separate province. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.
Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon described it as a “welcome development” that will help connect Christians in Sudan with Anglicans in the worldwide Communion.
March 3, 2017
February 22, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the day in Kenya as he concludes his visit to a number of countries in the region. He met the Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, who was elected last year as well as provincial staff. He also met the chair of CAPA (the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa), Archbishop Albert Chama; themes under discussion included the drought situation in Kenya, strife in South Sudan...
February 16, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] A South Sudanese Anglican Bishop has accused government soldiers of raping women and young girls. The Rt. Rev. Paul Yugusuk, of the Anglican Diocese of Lomega, quoted by local media, says he’s met several women who claim they were raped by government troops. “We do not know the exact number of women who were raped but we have five women and girls here in Juba Teaching Hospital,” he told reporters after visiting the victims...
February 8, 2017
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry,...
February 6, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Emmanuel Murye Modi of the Diocese of Kajo-Keji has made an appeal for practical assistance amid ongoing security concerns. Modi says that the situation locally has calmed after a recent spate of violence, but over 90 percent of people in several districts had fled to Uganda for refuge. Over 70 percent of the people in other local districts sought safety within internally displaced camps.