Source: anglicannews.org [ACNS] Wales is consecrating its first woman bishop this weekend.   The Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy is being consecrated as Bishop of St Davids at Llandaff Cathedral on Saturday, by the Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, with the five other Welsh bishops. The Church took the decision to ordain women bishops in 2013. Dr Morgan said:  “This[…]

Source: anglicannews.org | [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The planting of trees to mark special occasions like confirmations, baptisms and weddings is an increasingly popular practice in many areas of southern and central Africa, after it was suggested and promoted by young Green Anglicans. But the Province of Burundi is going a step further and is[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has focused on reconciliation – one of the three priority areas for his ministry – for his New Year’s Message. The Archbishop filmed the message in Coventry – where he served as cathedral Canon between 2002 and 2007. It was in Coventry that Archbishop Justin[…]

Welsh Christians offer practical support for refugees

Source: anglicannews.org [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] Christians in Wales have raised more than £20,000 GBP in their sponsored walk from Bethlehem to Egypt – the Welsh village and hamlet that share the names of their more famous counterparts. The funds will be used to support Christian Aid Cymru’s work with refugees and asylum seekers. As part[…]

Source: anglicannews.org [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The body responsible for promoting unity, faith and order within the Anglican Communion has welcomed the Common Declaration made by Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby in October. The Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith, and Order (Iascufo), said that the Common Declaration’s affirmation that Anglicans and Roman Catholics are[…]

Source: anglicannews.org [ACNS] Anglicans around the world have engaged in a range of activities to mark the 16-days of Activism to end gender-based violence, which came to an end on Saturday (10 December). One of the initiatives was an online webinar hosted by the Anglican Alliance and the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN). The webinar –[…]

Source: www.anglican.ink || Author: Stanley Ntagali Christmas is coming! I wonder what that means for you. Of course, Christmas means lots of feasting. It also means higher prices for sodas, for food, and for transport. It can often mean an increase in crime, especially theft. The heart of the message of Christmas, however, is found in[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Anglican Church of Burundi has trained 126 people to support victims of gender-based violence. The Church is also establishing a safe house to provide counselling and other forms of specialist help. At an event to mark the 16 Days of Activism against gender based violence – which comes to an[…]

Source: anglicannews.org [Anglican Alliance] Anglicans across the Communion are marking World Aids Day on 1 December 2016 to raise awareness of HIV/Aids and help end the epidemic. Joining this year’s UNAIDS HIV prevention campaign, Anglicans have held events and church services, released videos and shared photos to bring attention to the need for further action to[…]

Source: anglicannews.org [ACNS, by Terrie Robinson] After weeks of preparation, Anglicans around the Communion are getting involved in prayer, reflection and action for the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence. The 16 Days of Activism campaign runs from today (25 November), the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs to[…]