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Bishop of Asante Mampong, Dr Cyril Korina Ben-Smith, to become Archbishop of Ghana

Anglican Communion News Service - Wed, 20/01/2021 - 05:22

The Church of the Province of West Africa has announced that Bishop Cyril Korina Ben-Smith will succeed Archbishop Daniel Sarfo.

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Standing Committee review leads to shift of focus in the Anglican Communion Office

Anglican Communion News Service - Wed, 20/01/2021 - 03:41

The Anglican Communion Standing Committee has announced changes to the operational priorities of the Anglican Communion Office.

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Bishop of Swaziland and global environment advocate Ellinah Wamukoya dies from Covid

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 23:27

The Bishop of Swaziland, Ellinah Wamukoya, has died after contracting Covid-19. Her death was announced by Archbishop Makgoba.

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While distanced by Covid, Christians around the world join together in prayer for unity

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 09:17

The ecumenical Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is taking place against a backdrop of global lockdowns and restrictions on movement.

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Archbishop of Wales John Davies to retire as Primate and Bishop of Swansea and Brecon

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 07:35

Archbishop John Davies will retire in May after four years as leader of the Church in Wales and 13 years as Bishop of Swansea & Brecon.

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Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon: “Nigeria’s religious leaders should not seek political office”

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 07:08

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has said that religious leaders in Nigeria should not seek political office in the country.

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Virginia and General Seminaries pursue joint venture to foster deeper collaboration

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 05:46

The two oldest and largest seminaries in the US-based Episcopal Church are exploring options for shared faculty and “collaborative governance”.

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Canon Emily Awino Onyango becomes first female Anglican bishop in east & central Africa

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 05:10

Saint Paul’s University lecturer has been appointed to serve as Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Church of Kenya’s Diocese of Bondo.

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Archbishop of Canterbury receives Covid-19 vaccine as hospital chaplaincy volunteer

Anglican Communion News Service - Tue, 19/01/2021 - 02:24

Archbishop Justin Welby, a volunteer chaplain at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London, received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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