Canberra priest sentenced to 9 years imprisonment for child rape

As she was being raped on a church pew, Aitchison muttered “please God forgive me,” the victim said


Ghanaian Anglicans urged to stop praying for the dead

No such thing as purgatory, altar servers conference told. Focus instead on prayers for the living.


Hajj begins

Saudi government expects two million Muslim pilgrims to converge on Mecca this week


Philippine bishop decries threats to clergy

Anglican partner church bishop accuses police of making threats to silence church and stop it standing up for human rights


Police interview suspects in murder of Coptic abbot

Egyptian police interview over 400 following murder of Bishop Epiphanius at St Macarius monastery in Wadi Natrum


Ceylonese bishops urge government to reject death penalty

Reimposing the death penalty for drug offenses will only affect the “sprats” not the “sharks” of the criminal underworld, the island’s Anglican bishops said this week.