International News

£750,000 grant gives major boost to Lambeth Conference 2020

The organizers of the 2020 Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops have received a major boost with the announcement that Allchurches Trust – owners of...

‘Day of Jubilation’ as new Anglican Church of Rwanda primate is enthroned

Thousands of people from across Rwanda – including Prime Minister Édouard Ngirente – and scores of guests from overseas packed into a stadium in the...

PWRDF, Canadian Foodgrains Bank to join ‘Global Day of Prayer to End Famine’

In Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, 20 million people are living on the brink of famine, the World Council of Churches, World Evangelical...

Brazil’s Anglican Church changes its canons to allow same-sex marriage

The General Synod of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil (IEAB) has approved changes to its canons to permit...

Joint Anglican-Roman Catholic delegation celebrates Malawi ecumenical scholarship

A joint Anglican-Roman Catholic delegation visited southern Malawi last week to celebrate the success of an ecumenical scholarship program started last year by the...

Diocese of Tasmania may sell churches to pay abuse victims

The bishop of Tasmania has published a list of 78 parish properties that could be sold to fund redress to victims of abuse. The...

‘Alexa, ask the Church of England where my nearest church is’

In a groundbreaking project, the Church of England recently revealed its new Amazon Alexa “skill” which brings the Church of England into people’s homes. Alexa,...

Presiding Bishop co-leads service, candlelight public witness to the White House

Love your neighbor, the neighbor you like and the neighbor you don’t like, your black neighbor, your white neighbor, your Latino neighbor, your Muslim...

Korean churches plan prayer vigils as US-North Korean diplomacy heats up

A planned summit between the US and North Korea next month looks increasingly to be in doubt, as rhetoric between the two nations increase....

Christians around the world gather in prayer on final weekend of Thy Kingdom Come

The third annual ecumenical global wave of prayer for evangelism, Thy Kingdom Come, has come to an end with thousands of Christians around the...

As death toll continues to rise, Anglican hospital in Gaza launches emergency appeal

The Episcopal diocese of Jerusalem has launched an emergency appeal for funds to support its al-Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City, which has been...

National memorial service held on anniversary of Manchester Arena bombing

The 22 people who died when a bomb exploded at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in Manchester last year...

Royal wedding preacher Presiding Bishop Michael Curry shares his love of Jesus with the...

 When millions of people around the world tuned in to witness and celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle,...

Bishop Michael Curry to preach at royal wedding

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, of the U.S.-based Episcopal Church, will preach at the May 19 wedding of Prince Henry of Wales—more informally referred to as Prince Harry—and U.S. actress Meghan Markle, Kensington Palace recently announced.

Trio of church bombings heralds start of terror in Indonesia

Three churches in Surabaya, the second-largest city in Indonesia, were attacked Sunday, May 13 in a co-ordinated terror attack said to have been carried out by members of a single family.