Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at meeting of United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe. Delegations from the Anglican Communion and the Mothers’ Union will be attending the 61st session of the UN Commission […]

Archbishop of Canterbury in Kenya on last leg of African whistlestop tour

[Anglican Communion News Service]  The Archbishop of Canterbury has spent the day in Kenya as he concludes his visit to a number of countries in the region. He met the Primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya,  Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, who was elected last year as well as provincial staff. He also met the […]

Anglican, Lutheran and Buddhist dialogue and collaboration to continue

[ACNS] An international gathering of Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists took place in January in Myanmar – and a joint statement has now been issued which sets out the aim of future joint collaboration on projects of common concern; intentional fostering of Christian Buddhist dialogue at the leadership and grassroots levels; and greater engagement between Buddhist […]

Canada: Next Anglican-Lutheran Joint Assembly postponed to 2022

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) have decided to postpone the date of their next Joint Assembly to 2022. When the national governing bodies of both churches met together for the first time in 2013, they agreed in principle to hold a second Joint Assembly in 2019. […]

Updated: Archbishop of Canterbury sets out vision for 2017 primates meeting

Episcopal Church Anglican Consultative Council members issue statement on ACNS story's claims

Editor’s note: This post was updated at 5:05 p.m. EST Feb. 1 to add the following statement from the Episcopal Church’s three Anglican Consultative Council members in response to the Anglican Communion News Service story below. Statement from the Episcopal Church’s members of the Anglican Consultative Council As the Episcopal Church’s members of the Anglican […]

Voluntarios episcopales en Misión ofrece oportunidades para que adultos sirvan en toda la Comunión Anglicana

[31 de enero del 2017] A medida que la Iglesia Episcopal relanza a los Voluntarios Episcopales en Misión, se invita a los candidatos adultos interesados a considerar las oportunidades de compartir y aprender en lugares a lo largo de la Comunión Anglicana. “Estamos relanzando este programa misionero existente desde hace mucho tiempo para concienciar a […]

Episcopal Volunteers in Mission offers opportunities for adults to serve throughout Anglican Communion

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] As the Episcopal Church relaunches Episcopal Volunteers in Mission, interested adult candidates are invited to consider opportunities for sharing and learning in locales throughout the Anglican Communion. “We are relaunching this long-standing missionary program to make people aware of the opportunities for Episcopalians of all ages to […]

Canada: Christian leaders express solidarity with Muslims following Quebec attack

[Anglican Journal] Anglicans and other Christian leaders have expressed their “sympathy and solidarity” with Muslims following a deadly attack Sunday night on a mosque in the Ste-Foy neighborhood of Quebec City. The attack, which left six people dead and 19 others wounded, occurred just before 8 p.m., Jan.29, when a gunman opened fire while evening […]

Farewell service for the Archbishop of Wales

[Anglican Communion News Service] The longest-serving Archbishop in the Anglican Communion, the Most Rev. Barry Morgan, is stepping down this week as leader of the Church in Wales, as he marks his 70th birthday. More than 500 people attended a farewell service at Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, in celebration and thanksgiving for the contribution made by Morgan […]

Diocese in Europe explores implications of ‘post-Brexit Britain’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s Diocese in Europe has begun exploring the implications that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) might have on British-national clergy deployed to the continent. At present, as members of the EU, British nationals – including clergy – can travel, reside, and work in any of […]