Archives for July 2016

South African church leaders appeal for calm ahead of elections

Malawians welcome chiLambya Bible translation

Sudan’s Anglicans await decision on province

Former archbishop turns tables on William Shakespeare

New Anglican center proposed for Santiago de Compostela

Gun battle ends South Sudan youth festival

Church leaders respond to martyrdom of Father Jacques Hamel

Editor’s note: Bishop Pierre Whalon of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe issued a statement in French here. [Anglican Communion News Service] Church leaders have been responding to yesterday’s murder of French Roman Catholic priest Father Jacques Hamel. Hamel was killed by supporters of Daesh as he and a small congregation celebrated Mass at the […]

UK government funds security at places of worship

[Anglican Communion News Service] The U.K. government have announced a £2.4 million ($3.1 million) fund to help secure places of worship in England and Wales. Churches, mosques and temples have been invited to bid for grants if they can show that they are at risk of attack from religious hate crimes. Synagogues are excluded from the […]

A lament over Munich from Europe Bishop Pierre Whalon

How long, O Lord, how long?

You know, God, that I am tired, I am sick and tired, of regularly writing these reflections. I do so because I am bishop for these lands. My heart goes out once again to a city battered and mauled by a kid with a gun. A few days ago, another town, Würzburg, and a boy […]

United Society reclaims familiar USPG name

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican mission agency United Society is to resume using the more familiar name USPG by which it was known between 1956 and 2012. But the agency is not returning to its former full name of United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. The new full name will be the […]