Archives for March 2014

Anglican Church of Tanzania mourns the passing of Bishop Mhogolo

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Tanzania is mourning the loss of Bishop Godfrey Mdimi Mhogolo of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika. Mhogolo served his diocese since his consecration in 1989 with distinction and dedication. He died following a severe infection in his lungs in hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mhogolo was an […]

Japan: Cathedral, destroyed twice by bombs and earthquake, is reborn

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans in Japan’s Diocese of Tohoku this week celebrated the consecration and dedication of its new cathedral. Tohoku diocese’s Cathedral Church of Christ, in Sendai City, was destroyed twice – first in 1945 during an air raid and, after being rebuilt, was damaged beyond repair in the 2011 earthquake/tsunami/nuclear fallout disaster. […]

Anglican book asks questions about Zionism, Christian Zionism

[Anglican Communion News Service] A book to help Anglicans everywhere to engage more deeply with and become more informed about the issues surrounding the situation in the Holy Land is now available. Land of Promise? An Anglican exploration of Christian attitudes to the Holy Land, with special reference to Christian Zionism was written by a group […]

Costa Rican church takes step toward welcoming LGBTQ community

Episcopal diocese co-sponsors film, human rights panel

[Episcopal News Service] In its first step toward welcoming the LGBTQ community, the Episcopal Church of Costa Rica March 4 partnered with other religious and human rights organizations to sponsor a forum on faith, the Bible, sexual orientation and gender identity. The Episcopal Church of Costa Rica joined the Lutheran Church of Costa Rica, the […]

Anglican Communion women to attend U.N. Commission

[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from 18 provinces of the Anglican Communion are converging on New York to take part collectively in the annual session of the U.N.’s Commission on the Status of Women. On Monday, March 10, the United Nations will launch the 58th session of the commission, which this year has the theme of […]

New Facebook page to showcase Anglican Communion life, ministry

[Anglican Communion News Service] Social media posts about life and ministry of the Anglican/Episcopal world are being shared on a new Facebook page facebook.com/TheAnglicanCommunion. While AnglicanNews.org and its Facebook page have been sharing news from around the Anglican Communion for the past few years, other non-news posts have been confined to individual accounts unless intentionally […]

Royal couple to visit Sydney’s Anglican cathedral for Easter

[Sydney Anglicans] The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit St. Andrew’s Cathedral in Sydney in April, as part of their Australian tour. The royal couple, along with Prince George, will fly to Australia via New Zealand, landing on April 16th. Buckingham Palace has now released the itinerary showing Prince William and the Duchess will […]

Zambia Anglicans launch early childhood development program

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Zambia has launched its early childhood development (ECD) program in Eastern Zambia to “provide integrated services that address the child holistically in terms of health, nutrition, protection and education.” The launch was held in one of Zambia’s rural constituencies called Msanzala in the Anglican Diocese of Eastern […]