Chilean archbishop calls for participate in constitutional process

[Anglican Church of Chile] In recent days, the Chilean Government has led a citizen consultation process towards drawing up a new constitution. Given the relevance of this step for the country, the Diocesan Bishop of the Anglican Church of Chile (IACH) and Primate of the Province of South America, Héctor Zavala, made a call to church members to participate and […]

EU Referendum: Statement by the bishops of the Church in Wales

The Bishops of the Church in Wales have responded to yesterday’s EU referendum in the U.K. with the following joint statement. In facing the outcome of the EU referendum, we commend a period of calm and reflection as the UK seeks to find its way forward in this new situation. As Christians we hold to […]

Canon Andrew White suspended over investigation into FRRME charity

[Anglican Communion News Service] The President of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME), Canon Andrew White, has been suspended by the charity’s trustees. And the charity itself is the subject of a statutory inquiry by the official regulator of charities in England and Wales, the Charity Commission. Canon White, the […]

EU Referendum: Statement by the Primus of Scotland

The primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. David Chillingworth, bishop of St. Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane, has responded to yesterday’s EU referendum in the U.K. with the following statement. The decision of the people of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union is one of the most significant political events of […]

Archbishops of Canterbury and York on EU Referendum result

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu have issued the following joint statement this morning after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted in the Referendum, and a majority expressed a desire that Britain’s future […]

UK civil honor for Anglican priest’s refugee work

[Anglican Communion News Service] The chaplain of the Anglican Church in Greater Athens, the Rev. Canon Malcolm Bradshaw, was presented with one of the U.K.’s civil honors by Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, during a June 22 ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the Royal Family’s London home. Bradshaw was awarded the MBE – a Member of […]

Church in Sri Lanka responds to devastating floods

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ceylon has launched an emergency response to devastating floods in Sri Lanka that have claimed more than 100 lives and left thousands homeless and without resources. As floodwaters recede, agencies are taking stock. Communities require emergency assistance, and there is an urgent need to prevent the spread of disease […]

Young Anglican academics offered research fellowship in Japan

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), the Anglican Church in Japan, is offering young Anglican academics the opportunity to undertake a fully funded 18-month research fellowship in Tokyo. Applications are particularly sought from Anglicans in the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The Bishop Williams Memorial Fund – named […]

Martin Nyaboho elected as next Archbishop of Burundi

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Makamba Martin Blaise Nyaboho has been elected as the fourth archbishop and primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi. When he is installed on Aug. 21, Nyaboho will succeed Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, who has led the church since 2005. The 61-year-old bishop, a former member of the Anglican Consultative Council (2005 to […]

Assassination attempt on Syriac Orthodox Church Patriarch

[Anglican Communion News Service] An assassination attempt on Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II Karim of the Syriac Orthodox Church has been condemned by the former bishop of the Church of England’s Diocese of Guildford, the Rt. Rev. Christopher Hill. Three members of the security forces were killed and another five injured when a suicide bomber detonated his […]