Source: [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Primates of Kenya and All England, Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit and Archbishop Justin Welby, have met at Lambeth Palace in London for fellowship and prayer. During their meeting on Wednesday (16 November), the two leaders spoke about how the Anglican Communion can serve wider society. “In our sharing[…]

Online Advent calendar created by the world

Source: [ACNS] Christians across the world are being invited to celebrate the season of Advent through an interactive, multi-lingual online calendar. The website goes live on Advent Sunday (27 November) in nine languages including, for the first time, Arabic. It allows people around the globe to create together an advent calendar with images shared[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The overseas development arm of the Anglican Church of Canada is helping to save the lives of new-born babies in Mozambique through the provision of “solar suitcases.” One nurse in the country reported using the light from a mobile phone held by her mouth to deliver babies born at night in[…]

All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala wins FIRE Award

All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala won the 2016 Financial Reporting (FiRe) Awards in the Religious Instituions category. The award was received by a team from All Saints’ Cathedral, Kampala at the ceremony that took place on Thursday, 10 November 2016 at Serena Hotel, Kampala. For more details and the full list of the award winners,  go[…]

Source: (By Zadock Amanyisa) Bushenyi — Following a High Court dismissal of the case against Church of Uganda Archbishop Stanley Ntagali that had been brought against him by 11 canons of West Ankole Diocese, the archbishop has said he is still in charge of the Anglican Church of Uganda. “I am the head of Church[…]

Source: Anglican News {Episcopal News Service, by Mary Frances Schjonberg] For many Americans, next Tuesday’s general election (8 November) can’t come soon enough, and not because they’re excited about it. More than half (52 per cent) of American adults report the 2016 election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress, research by the[…]

Church in Wales appoints first female bishop

Source: [ACNS, by Gavin Drake] The Church in Wales has elected its first female bishop, a little over three years since the Province passed legislation opening the episcopacy to women. The Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy, currently the Rector of Glan Ithon in Llandrindod Wells, in the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon, was elected as the[…]

[ACNS, by Gavin Drake] A court in Egypt has postponed a hearing to determine whether the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa can regain its independence. Today’s hearing was the first stage of a legal claim to overturn a previous decision which says that the diocese should[…]

[ACNS] Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, the Primate of Nigeria, has said that large communities of people need “a recognisable Anglican presence”. But he said that Anglican churches “have has not come to compete with any Church, because God is one.” He made his comments at the dedication of a new Anglican Church in Galuywi, Abuja. The[…]

Source: | By Rev. Canon. Aaron Mwesigye I read with interest the submission by some Clergy and Christians in West Ankole Diocese accusing the Archbishop of the Church of the province of Uganda for unlawful takeover of their Diocese (Daily Monitor, October 12). As a mature ordained Christian, well wisher and former provincial Secretary of the[…]