Growing church leads to double-ordination in United Arab Emirates

[Anglican Communion News Service] A double-ordination has taken place in the United Arab Emirates to serve the growing church in the country. The UAE Minister of State for Tolerance, Her Excellency Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi, attended the service as a special guest, as did the British Consul General to Dubai, Paul […]

Prayer book glossary to assist modern-day ordinands

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Book of Common Prayer was written in “a tongue understanded of the people,” but language evolves. What the common person understood in 1549 is not always as understood today. So the Prayer Book Society (PBS), a campaign group that “encourages rediscovery and use of the majesty and spiritual depth of […]

Church provides driver mentoring for refugees

[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican church in Sydney is giving local refugees experience in driving on Australia’s roads. The scheme, run by the Chester Hill Church west of Sydney, enables people who drove around their former homes to get used to the different road conditions in the country. Read the entire article here.

Royal boost for Maltese cathedral appeal

[Anglican Communion News Service] The multi-million-pound appeal to restore Malta’s Anglican cathedral will receive a boost next week when the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, pays a visit. St Paul’s Cathedral in Valletta was built in 1844 at the request of Queen Adelaide, the wife of Britain’s King William IV. It is one of three […]

Celebrations of 130 years of the Mothers’ Union in Ireland

[Anglican Communion News Service] The international Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union has been present in Ireland for 130 years, and this week the anniversary was celebrated at a special service in Christ Church in Strabane. More than 400 people – mainly women – were present at the Derry and Raphoe Mothers’ Union Festival service. Read […]

Preparing for Primates 2017: Province of South East Asia Archbishop Moon Hing

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Moon Hing, primate of the Province of South East Asia, looks ahead to the 2017 Primates Meeting.

Prayers for the Primates’ Meeting October 2017: Paul Kwong

[Anglican Communion News Service] The next Primates’ Meeting in October will be my fifth one as primate of Hong Kong. Each of the previous ones was unique. Some had designated themes and concerns. The last one was different. The concerns and challenges of respective provinces were submitted beforehand. The meetings are likened to a family […]

Preparing for Primates 2017 – Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva, primate of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, looks ahead to the Oct. 2-6 Primates Meeting and explains tackling human trafficking must be on the agenda.

Prayers for the Primates’ Meeting October 2017: Fred Hiltz

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, offers his prayer for next month’s Oct. 2-6 Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury. Please pray… Pray that we have patience with one another in continuing conversations about same sex marriage. Pray for perseverance in our commitment to honor the Calls to Action […]

Four new bishops and two new dioceses in Burundi

[Anglican Communion News Service] Four new bishops have been consecrated in Burundi. Two of them will serve the province’s new dioceses of Rutana and Buhiga. Read the entire article here.