Communion News

Church of South India expresses 'anguish' over government backing for GM food product

The Church of South India has expressed significant concern over a government recommendation that genetically modified mustard be made commercially available. 
23-May-2017

Fate of quake damaged Cathedral to be decided in September

The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of ChristChurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September.
23-May-2017

Bishop of Manchester offers prayers after suicide attack

The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which twenty two people were killed and fifty nine injured.
23-May-2017

Amplifying the Christian voice in a secular Europe

The Conference of European Churches is hosting a conference and networking event for European church and ecumenical communicators and journalists in September.
19-May-2017

WCC delegation in two day ecumenical visit to Zimbabwe

The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Revd. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian churches’ support for the people of Zimbabwe.
19-May-2017

Two Iranian Christians face a court hearing this weekend

Two Iranian Christians arrested at a Christmas celebration in 2014 have been summoned to a court hearing this Sunday.
19-May-2017

Episcopalians, Methodists propose full-communion agreement

A suggestion for full communion between Episcopalians and Methodists has emerged after lengthy dialogue between the two denominations. The proposal is the culmination of fifteen years of exploration and more than fifty years of formal talks.
18-May-2017

Worldwide preparations ahead of Thy Kingdom Come global prayer campaign

Hundreds of thousands of Christians of all denominations are preparing to take part in the international prayer initiative “Thy Kingdom Come” which starts next week. 
18-May-2017

New Primate for the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East

Archbishop Suheil Dawani of the Diocese of Jerusalem has been elected as the next Primate of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East.
18-May-2017

Young Anglicans go into training to help Pacific communities adapt to climate change

Sixteen young leaders from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have started two weeks of training in the South Pacific island of Tonga to help their communities adapt to climate change. The course will aim to improve their resilience in the face of the disasters, such as cyclones and flooding, that climate change brings.
17-May-2017
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