Anti-apartheid bishop dies

2014-08-18 11:36

Anti-apartheid activist and retired Anglican bishop of Grahamstown David Russell has died at the age of 75, the Anglican archbishop of Cape Town's office says.

Anglican church apologises for sex abuse

2013-07-08 11:04

The Church of England has formally apologised for past child abuse by Anglican priests and for its own failure to prevent it.

New Anglican leader backs women bishops

2012-11-09 22:30

The new leader of the world's Anglicans says he backs women bishops and will examine his thinking on gay marriage, tackling issues that have divided followers across the world.

Pretoria church closes after threats

2012-05-19 09:31

An Anglican church in Pretoria has closed its doors because of death threats and allegations of corruption against its bishop.

Anglican leader requests Mugabe meeting

2011-10-03 14:10

Rowan Williams, the leader of the world’s Anglicans, has requested to meet Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during his forthcoming visit to southeast Africa, his office says.

Anglican leader warns of another Darfur

2011-06-14 22:37

The head of the Anglican church, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, has warned that unrest in central Sudan risked becoming 'another Darfur' and urged international action.


Anglican Church urges people to vote

2014-04-20 16:00

The Anglican Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has called on his congregation to use their right to vote, amid a campaign to spoil ballot papers.

Pope Francis and new Anglican leader meet

2013-06-14 15:04

Pope Francis and the new head of the world's Anglicans have acknowledged deep differences over issues ranging from gay rights to women priests but pledged to seek unity after meeting.

New Archbishop of Canterbury named

2012-11-09 13:27

Former oil executive Justin Welby has been named as the next Archbishop of Canterbury, the spiritual head of the world's Anglicans, in a move aimed at healing schisms over gay and female bishops.

Church leader urges moral leadership

2011-11-27 20:41

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, the leader of the world's Anglicans, has called for 'real moral leadership' on tackling climate change.

Anglican Church to allow gay bishops

2011-06-20 11:59

The Anglican Church is set to approve controversial guidelines allowing openly homosexual clergy to become bishops.

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