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Archbishop Ntahoturi steps down as director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

Statement from the Board of Governors of 21 Dec 2018 The Governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome have...

China: Repression of Christian Church Intensifies

Protestant Pastor, Dozens of Congregants Detained (New York) – Chinese authorities should immediately release the pastor and scores of members of an independent Protestant church in the...

Chinese police arrest pastor and 100 members of Early Rain Covenant Church in midnight raids

The Rev. Wang Yi and his wife were detained on ciminal charges of "subverting state power"  (Chengdu, Sichuan) A pastor seized during an overnight crackdown...

West Papua: A statement from the Bishops of the ACANZP

Bishops denounce Indonesian oppression and call for the independence of West Papua As Bishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, we express...

Christmas message from the Archbishop of York

John Sentamu publishes his Christmas message in the Radio Times this week You may have come across Alexa, the online virtual assistant who does your...

Christmas message from the Primate of Uganda

"We have allowed evil to flourish in Uganda,"Archbishop Stanley Ntagali writes, adding that national transformation begins with the repentence of the individual from sin My...

Joint Christmas message from the Anglican and Roman Catholic primates of Ireland

Archbishops Richard Clarke and Eamon Martin urge compassion for the homeless A very happy Christmas to you all.There is no place quite like home –...

TEC suspends statute of limitations defense in clergy sex abuse claims

From January 1, 2019 until December 31, 2021, those who wish to bring a case of sexual misconduct against a member of the clergy...

US Congress passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

Congress presses China over Tibet and religious freedom In a triumph today for American citizens—including lawmakers, activists and human rights advocates concerned about the decades-long...

US Govt releases 2018 International Religious Freedom report

Pakistan added to the list of "countries of particular concern" over religious persecution. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) welcomed...

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Christ is risen. What does that mean, exactly?

John Sandeman explores the Shepherd controversy over the physical resurrection of Jesus The recently appointed “ambassador” from the Anglican...

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Tennessee pastoral statement on marriage

A pastoral letter to the diocese of Tennessee from the Rt. Rev. John Bauerschmidt, 3 Jan 2019 Preface: There...