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24 years later, funerals held for 157 Rwandan genocide victims

The recently discovered bodies of 157 victims of the Rwandan genocide have been laid to rest in a former Anglican church, alongside the 36,700...

Nigeria’s president meets Archbishop of Canterbury in London

The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, held a meeting April 11 with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon.

‘Living stones’ of Al Ahli Arab Hospital build a ministry of healing, witness in...

Healing comes in many forms, and Al Ahli Arab Hospital’s medical ministry combines every day with Christian witness to provide the people of the...

Archbishop of Canterbury’s task group plans ‘season of repentance and prayer’ across the Communion

Provisional plans for a season of repentance and prayer across the Anglican Communion next year have been put forward by a task group set up after the Primates’ Meeting in 2016.

Victoria Matthews to step down as bishop of Christchurch, NZ

Victoria Matthews, a Canadian Anglican who once served as bishop of Edmonton, is stepping down as bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aoteaora, New Zealand and Polynesia.

Lambeth Conference 2020 theme unveiled

The theme for the Lambeth Conference in 2020 is to be “God’s Church for God’s World: walking, listening and witnessing together." Details have been...

Episcopalians organize against gun violence

Episcopalians gathered in Springfield, Mass., outside the headquarters of Smith & Wesson Corp., a U.S. manufacturer of firearms, to rally behind protest signs that...

Church leaders welcome Korean Peninsula peace moves

The ecumenical body representing churches in Korea—including the Anglican Church of Korea—have welcomed news that the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has agreed...

Episcopalians, Anglicans to join push for rural women’s empowerment at United Nations

Women and girls in remote, rural pockets of the world will stand in the forefront of the minds of Episcopal delegates heading to a...

New leader of Maori church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The two existing primates of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ANZP) have announced that the province’s third primate will be Bishop Don Tamihere, currently bishop of Tairawhiti.

Diocese of Pittsburgh reaches ‘comprehensive agreement’ with breakaway churches

The US-based Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Pittsburgh and the breakaway Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh have announced a “comprehensive agreement” over the future of nine parishes which seceded from the diocese in October 2008.

Teens, not adults, lead Episcopalians in gun-violence protest and marches

Sarah Jacobs, 17, doesn’t feel safe. After the deadly mass shooting at a Florida school on Feb. 14, the senior at Fishers High School in...

Anglican leaders pay tribute to iconic evangelist Billy Graham

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has led tributes from Anglican leaders to the iconic U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who died today at his home in North Carolina, aged 99.

‘Stations of the Cross’ art exhibition follows Jesus’ path to crucifixion at sites across...

Churches around the world will welcome Christians this Lent as they pray the Way of the Cross, following Jesus' final path to crucifixion through 14 stations.

New municipal tax measures ‘threaten churches’ ministry in Jerusalem,’ leaders say

Education and health ministries provided by the Diocese of Jerusalem could be at risk if the Jerusalem Municipality goes ahead with plans to make churches pay Arnona, or municipal taxes.