Statement from Archbishop Justin Welby on Gaza

"You can't look at the pictures coming from Gaza and Israel without your heart breaking," Justin Welby said on 30 July 2014.

 

Capetown appeal for peace

The Archbishop of Capetown, the Most Rev. Thabo Makgoba, issues a call to prayer for the people of Gaza and the Ukraine.

 

Bishopscourt sale process

The chairman of the Anglican Property Trust, Dr Robert Tong, says an initial offering of the neo-gothic mansion ‘Bishopscourt’ in Darling Point, has been encouraging but no buyer has yet emerged.

 

Australian diocese facing liquidation

The Anglican Church of Australia’s Diocese of Bathurst has launched a million dollar appeal to fund its legal battle to save its properties from foreclosure. Last week the Rt.

 

Archbishop publishes prayers for Mosul

The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has today published three prayers highlighting the worsening situation in Iraq where Christians and Muslims are being killed by ISIS forces.

 

Christian aid workers murdered in Afghanistan

The International Assistance Mission, IAM, reports that two of its missionaries in Herat, Afghanistan, have been killed.

 

Kurdistan declares "safe haven" for Christian refugees

Kurdistan has declared a safe-haven for Christian refugees, as Islamist militants extinguish the Christian presence in Iraq’s second city, Mosul.

 

Statement from Bishop Mouneer about Iraqi Christians

Dr. Mouneer Anis calls upon the world to save Iraq's persecuted Christians

 

Illinois Appellate Court Affirms Judgment for Anglican Diocese

On July 24, 2014 the Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District filed its opinion in the appeal taken by the Episcopal Church from a judgment entered against it by the Hon. Thomas J. Ortbal in September 2013.

 

Nigerian churchmen lament CoE synod vote on women bishops

Leaders of the Church of Nigeria have voiced their displeasure with the vote by the Church of England’s General Synod to permit the consecration of women to the episcopate.