The House of Bishops of the General Synod of the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have released a joint statement urging Parliament to back a motion recognizing Palestine as an independent state.
Eight members of the faculty of the General Theological Seminary in New York have written to their students stating they have begun a work stoppage in protest to the policies and administration of the school's president, the Rev. Kurt Dunkle
Archbishop Justin Welby has issued a statement on the first anniversary of the suicide bombings at All Saints Church, Peshawar, Pakistan, on 22 September 2013 in which more than 100 Christians were killed.
New Zealand's Anglican archbishops have issued a statement in the run up to the country's September 20 national elections highlighting their concerns over the environment, poverty and social inequality.
The Global South of the Anglican Communion welcomes the unanimous request of Bishop Mark Lawrence and the Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina to “accept the offer of the newly created Global South Primatial Oversight Council for pastoral oversight of our ministry as a diocese during the temporary period of our discernment of our final provincial affiliation.”
We hear the cries of innocent people from Nigeria, Sudan, Pakistan and throughout the Middle East. Atrocities are being committed in the name of religion. We are often reminded in the West that “Islam is the religion of peace.” Qur’an teaches “Let there be no compulsion in religion” Then what is wrong with this picture?