Swathes of Nigeria no-go for army

2014-06-04 21:36

Islamic gunmen are hoisting black flags as they seize villages in Nigeria denying the army access.

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.

Williams' last Christmas sermon live-tweeted

2012-12-25 16:31

The outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury has given his final Christmas Day sermon, live-tweeted by the Anglican leader's office for the first time.

Women bishops: Anglicans in crisis talks

2012-11-21 15:02

The Church of England has held an emergency session after a vote rejecting the appointment of women bishops that exposed bitter divisions in the worldwide Anglican communion.

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.


Anglican head to visit South Sudan

2014-01-28 05:00

The Archbishop of Canterbury is to visit South Sudan on his trip to the violence-prone African region.

New archbishop formally takes office

2013-02-04 21:04

The new archbishop of Canterbury has formally taken up his post as the leader of the world's 80-million-strong Anglican Communion.

Anglicans will have women bishops

2012-11-22 22:27

The incoming spiritual head of the world's Anglicans Justin Welby says that the Church of England will eventually include women bishops despite a vote this week rejecting such a move.

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.

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