Communion News

Former gospel group equips displaced women and young people for micro-entrepreneurship

A South Sudanese gospel band from the diocese of Yei has grown to a national charity providing training and equipment to help refugees start micro-businesses.
16-Aug-2017

Welsh electoral college to choose next archbishop and primate

An electoral college of the Church in Wales will meet in Llandrindod Wells next month to choose the province’s next archbishop and primate.
16-Aug-2017

Church leaders unite to speak out on euthanasia move

Seven Christian leaders in the Australian state of Victoria are calling on the premier to reconsider plans to legalise assisted suicide and euthanasia.
16-Aug-2017

African Christians study water, food and climate justice in WCC Eco-School

Young Anglicans were among an ecumenical group of Christians from across Africa who took part in a WCC Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice.
15-Aug-2017

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Christchurch diocesan synod will consider giving its earthquake-ravaged cathedral as a gift to the people of New Zealand.
15-Aug-2017

Irish bishop and English priest lead cross-cultural mission training in Myanmar

An ecumenical association for theological educators in Myanmar held a training workshop on cross cultural mission and research approaches this month.
15-Aug-2017

Charlottesville clergy hold anti-racism prayer meeting

Christians leaders held a march and prayer meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend in a show of support for minority communities. 
14-Aug-2017

Child abuse inquiry recommends an end to Seal of the Confessional

Australia’s child sexual abuse inquiry says that failing to report abuse - including information given in the Confessional - should be a criminal offence.
14-Aug-2017

Archbishop of Canterbury backs “sex-workers” charity

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given his backing to a charity set up to support women involved in the “sex industry”.
14-Aug-2017

Excitement at Burundi evangelism campaign

Hundreds of people – adults and youth - have given their lives to Christ during an evangelistic campaign in Burundi which began last month.
11-Aug-2017
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