The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has launched an $800,000 USD appeal to fund pensions for Cuban clergy.
The Anglican and Roman Catholic Archbishops of Dublin have made a joint appeal for the return of human remains stolen from a Church.
The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is taking a delegation to the 63rd meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women.
The united Church of Pakistan’s Diocese of Peshawar is celebrating two decades of work promoting interfaith harmony in its schools.
Archbishop of Canterbury commissions new Mothers’ Union Worldwide President during service in London’s Southwark Cathedral.
An official Anglican presence could open in Bethlehem – the first in the Palestinian town which is the birthplace of Jesus. The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, met the Mayor of Bethlehem, Anton Salman, last Friday (22 February), to discuss plans for a World Anglican Centre. “Please keep its eventual construction in your prayers”, the Diocese of Jerusalem said on its website, adding: “there are still many obstacles to overcome.”
ACNS. 26 February 2019
A cross-border initiative has been announced to promote two medieval Celtic saints: the Welsh saint David and his pupil, the Irish Saint Aidan – or Máedóc of Ferns as he is sometimes known. The European Union are providing funding of €1.9 million Euro (approximately £1.6 million GBP) in the scheme, which is planned to “drive forward economic growth across the two regions through regeneration, cultural and educational projects and business to business mentoring.”
ACNS. 26 February 2019
The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, has met the Mayor of Bethlehem to discuss a new World Anglican Centre in Bethlehem.
A cross-border initiative has been announced to promote two medieval Celtic saints: Welsh St David and his pupil, Irish St Aidan.
Melissa Davey. Guardian 26 February 2019
The former Programme Coordinator for Interreligious Dialogue and Cooperation at the World Council of Churches, Clare Amos, explores what Jesus meant when he called his disciples to “the other side”.
ACNS. 22 February 2019
In the mid-1990s, I worked in a large hostel for 140 homeless people. One resident (lets call him Brian) had incredibly strong body odour. His lack of personal hygiene and reluctance to wash his clothes became a real issue. It led to snide comments from other residents and frustrations grew among those who shared the TV lounge or canteen area with him.
Jon Kuhrt. Grace and Truth. 25 February 2019
Thieves have stolen the head from an 800-year-old mummified body, known as “The Crusader” from the crypt of a church in Dublin.
The Primate of Burundi, Archbishop Martin Nyaboho, has appealed for support after the main market in Matana was burned down.
Executive Council asks bishops, spouses to ‘prayerfully and carefully consider’ response to Lambeth decision – ENS
Mary-Ann Sjoberg. Episcopal News Service. 24 February 2019
Martin Bashir. BBC. 20 February 2019
Harrieth Sherwood. Observer. 24 February 2019
On 23 February at the Church of England's General Synod, the Archbishop of Canterbury moved a motion by the Presidents on 'The State of the Nation'. Read the motion and the Archbishop's speech as delivered.
Archbishop of Canterbury's website 23 February 2019