Provinces urged to adopt Anglican Communion Sunday

[Anglican Communion News Service] The provinces of the Anglican Communion have been invited to set aside the Sunday closest to the feast of Saint Augustine of Canterbury (May 26) as Anglican Communion Sunday, with a special focus of prayer for the communion. The invitation came in a resolution passed by assent at the recent Anglican […]

Video: Gender justice and the Anglican Communion

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Pakistani Christians demand protection after the suicide attack on Easter Day

[Minority Concern] Christian leaders are demanding protection after the suicide attack on Easter Day in Lahore, Pakistan. According to the latest reports, at least 74 people, both Christians and Muslims, were killed, including 29 children. More than 370 people were injured in the blast on March 27, at Gulshan Iqbal Park in Lahore. Lahore is the capital of Punjab province […]

Pakistan: Multifaith vigil for Lahore Easter bomb victims

[Anglican Communion News Service] About 200 Christians, Muslims and Hindus gathered April 4 at the site of last weekend’s horrific Easter Day bomb attack for a united act of solidarity and sympathy for the victims of the attack. The death toll from the attack rose to 76 on Friday as Pakistan officials said that some of those […]

Commonalities surface as Galatians 6:2 participants share their stories

[Episcopal News Service – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania] Throughout the Galatians 6:2 Conference, participants from six Anglican Communion provinces found that on issues of Anglican and Episcopal identity, theological education, migration, human trafficking and the environment, their commonalities outnumber their differences. Coming together to discuss challenges affecting the church and the world and seeking solutions […]

Major report calls Anglicans to intentional discipleship, disciple-making

[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican Communion-wide season of intentional discipleship should not be created to address poor church attendance, or to counter the challenge faced by churches with high attendance and low commitment. Instead, it should be “a response to the biblical call to make disciples to honor and glorify God, as Christians live […]

Galatians 6:2 conference explores ‘bearing one another’s burdens’

Representatives of six Anglican Communion provinces gather in Tanzania

[Episcopal News Service – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania] Building trust through deep, intentional listening to one another’s stories, helps to create a space where Anglicans and Episcopalians can begin to, as Paul wrote in Galatians 6:2, “Bear one another’s burdens ….” “You cannot become companions without creating the space where trust is developed,” said the […]

Video: Lambeth’s young monastic community hailed a major success

[Episcopal News Service] Forming a monastic community of young adults at Lambeth Palace to embrace a yearlong commitment to prayer, study and service may have been an audacious experiment, but members of its first class say the initiative has been a major triumph and an extraordinary life-changing experience. “It’s been grounding, deeply rewarding,” says the […]

Canada: Church outlines steps to implement UN indigenous rights declaration

“Let your ‘yes’ be yes,” said Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, quoting James 5:12 as silence descended over the congregation gathered at the Mohawk Chapel. “This strikes me as good counsel for the church of our day, as it seeks to act on decisions made at General Synod 2010 repudiating the […]