Communion News

US county’s support for historic church buildings banned by New Jersey Supreme Court

Grants by Morris County for the preservation of historic churches have been ruled unconstitutional by the New Jersey Supreme Court.
19-Apr-2018

Tributes to 87-year-old US priest who died after being attacked by burglars at his home

Episcopalians in Long Island are mourning the Revd Paul Wancura, who died aged 87 from injuries suffered during a burglary at his home.
19-Apr-2018

African young people urged to take a lead

About 300 African young people gathered at the CAPA Continental Youth Congress last week to discuss how they can be active in development. 
18-Apr-2018

Faith leaders call for urgent climate change action at Commonwealth heads of government meeting

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and other faith leaders urge Commonwealth heads to turn “words into action” on climate change.
18-Apr-2018

Funerals held as 157 victims of the Genocide in Rwanda buried in Ruhanga memorial

Recently discovered victims of the Rwandan Genocide have been buried in a former Anglican Church, which has been turned into a memorial.
18-Apr-2018

Archbishop of Kenya urges electoral reform and new commissioners

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit has called for the speedy appointment of new electoral commissioners and electoral reforms in Kenya.
17-Apr-2018

Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente released on bail

A Bishop of the Philippine Independent Church - IFI - who has been held in custody since his arrest in May 2017, has been released.
17-Apr-2018

World Council of Churches calls for immediate ceasefire in Syria

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has issued a statement urging the international community to end the cycle of violence in Syria.
17-Apr-2018

Bishop Victoria Matthews bows out with attack on Cathedral preservation campaign

The outgoing Bishop of Christchurch said goodbye to her diocese with an attack on civic authorities over the future of Christchurch Cathedral.
16-Apr-2018

Archbishop of Canterbury urges Commonwealth to put words into action

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks about the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in a sermon on Sunday.
16-Apr-2018
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