August 2015


The Church of England Pensions Board issues £100 million of bonds to fund clergy retirement housing

The Church of England Pensions Board ("the Board") today announced that it has issued £100 million of bonds, giving it access to long-term finance to purchase additional retirement properties, whic


Anglican leaders received in Moscow

Archbishop Foley Beach, at the invitation of Patriarch Kirill of Russia, led a delegation from the Anglican Church in North America to Moscow for formal ecumenical meetings with the Russian Orthodox Church. . 


West Indian Anglicans rejects claims that poverty spawns crime

The Commission on Advocacy and Social Justice has rejected claims the rise in violent crime can be explained by the Caribbean's stagnant economy. 


Former Jerusalem archbishop dies

The Most Rev. Samir Kafity died at his home outside San Diego. He was 81.


Caste rivalries divide Christians over port project in South India

A government-backed industrial development project has divided Catholics and Anglicans along caste lines in the Southern Indian state of Kerala


Church of Uganda clergy gather in Mukono

Over 2000 priests from the Church of Uganda met today at Uganda Christian University in Mukono for the first all clergy conference for the East African church in 35 years.


Moscow meeting for Foley Beach

The primate of the Anglican Church in North America has travelled to Russia to meet with leaders of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church.


Sri Lanka's elections free and fair Anglican bishop reports

The Bishop of Colombo has lauded Sri Lanka’s general election, saying it was the most free and fair held on the island since independence.


Bishops press govt to sign South Sudan peace deal

The government of South Sudan has declined to sign a peace agreement reached on 17 August 2015 by negotiators meeting in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa that sought to end the country’s civil war.