The Most Revd Dr. Thabo C Makgoba leaves today to participate in the Annual Meeting 2012 of the World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 25-29 January.
The annual Photo competition of the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), 2012, has been launched. The theme is: Communication for All
Clergy across the Anglican Communion are being invited to join a house-swap scheme that lets priests and their families enjoy a holiday without paying the cost of accommodation.
The Revd Terrie Robinson said today that churches across the Anglican Communion are uniquely placed to challenge and change how society thinks about gender-based violence. Speaking at the start of the annual Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence the Anglican Communion Networks Co-ordinator and Women’s Desk Officer explained that every day millions of adults and children, both rich and poor, experience violence against based on their gender.
The historic Anglican mission agency CMS (the Church Mission Society) has appealed to its community to pray for the recruitment process for a new Executive Director. The move comes following the appointment of the organisation’s Community Leader Revd Canon Tim Dakin to the bishopric of Winchester.
Leaders and representatives of a very broad spectrum of world Christianity are meeting in Manado, Indonesia October 4-7. The Global Christian Forum (GCF) brings together all the great streams of modern Christian faith: Anglican, Charismatic, Evangelical, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Protestant, Roman Catholic, mega churches and contemplative communities.
The International Ecumenical Peace Convocation formally opened on Wednesday in Kingston, Jamaica, as theologians, faith leaders and the prime minister of Jamaica welcomed some 1,000 participants from more than 100 countries.
Anglican leaders have condemned the act of burning of the Qur’an on March 20 in Florida, United States. Bishop Alexander Malik of the Diocese of Lahore, Pakistan, said that “Such acts were in flagrant contradiction to the teaching of Christianity… They were the manifestations of sick minds busy in spreading hatred, bigotry and unease in society.”
Nineteen bishops of the Anglican Communion this week announced that the Communion was stronger together than apart and that its members needed one another. In a joint statement issued after a "Consultation of Bishops in Dialogue" meeting held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania the church leaders said they had shared testimonies about partnership mission work. Through this a common thread had emerged "our experience of finding ourselves in each other."
After many years of providing members of the Anglican Communion with news, information, resources and prayers, www.anglicancommunion.org is being redesigned. The main aim of updating the site is to enable visitors to better connect with the life of the Communion and with other Communion members around the world. We are asking you to tell us what you want from your Anglican Communion website.