Communion News

Exploration of diaconate in Anglican, Roman Catholic and Ukrainian Catholic churches

The role of deacons in the Church will be discussed by an international ecumenical gathering in Regina, Canada, in May next year.
8-Dec-2017

Christians in Sri Lanka celebrate 60 years of ecumenical partnership

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka has held a service of thanksgiving for the 60th anniversary of the Christian Conference of Asia.
8-Dec-2017

Medieval register of 14th Century Bishop of Ossory made available online

The episcopal register of the 14th century Bishop of Ossory, in Ireland, Richard Ledred, has been digitised and made available online.
8-Dec-2017

CMS Latin America Mission Director, Bishop Henry Scriven, to retire on New Year’s Eve

Bishop Henry Scriven, the Mission Director for Latin America at the Anglican mission agency CMS, will retire at the end of December.
7-Dec-2017

Royal Commission criticises diocese and two former bishops over child safeguarding failures

The Australian diocese of Newcastle and two of its former bishops have been criticised for their “do nothing approach” on child abuse.
7-Dec-2017

Church leaders criticise President Trump over recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The announcement by US President Donald Trump on the status of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been criticised by church leaders.
7-Dec-2017

Inspirational videos on offer in Scottish Episcopal Church’s digital Advent Calendar

The Scottish Episcopal Church has created a digital Advent Calendar, offering a different video each day in the run-up to Christmas./p>
6-Dec-2017

Cuddly bears bring early Christmas joy to South Sudanese refugees in Uganda

700 teddy-bears which sat on the steps of London's St Paul’s Cathedral in July are now providing comfort to child refugees in Uganda.
6-Dec-2017

Delight as “Chennai Six” set to return home after four years in captivity

The Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers has spoken of its delight at the acquittal of 35 sailors held in captivity in India on weapons charges.
6-Dec-2017

Church continues to support victims of September’s earthquake in Mexico

Anglicans in Mexico are continuing to support the victims of September’s 7.1 Magnitude earthquake, in which 370 people were killed.
5-Dec-2017
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