Tributes paid to women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Beth Adamson poses in April 2015 with the Award for Global Service that was recently presented to her by the Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service [Anglican Communion News Service]  Colleagues and supporters have paid tribute to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion, Beth … Continue reading “Tributes paid to women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death”

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby set to address UN Security Council

Posted on: August 9, 2018  Archbishop Justin Welby will become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to address the UK Security Council when he briefs members at the start of an open debate on mediation later this month.Photo Credit: Lambeth Palace   Archbishop Justin Welby will become the first Archbishop of Canterbury to address the UN … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby set to address UN Security Council”

Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed

Posted on: August 3, 2018 A rare medieval Bible has been returned to Canterbury Cathedral, the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, some 500 years after it was removed. The Lyghfield Bible – named after the 16 Century monk who once owned it – was amongst a number of items removed from the cathedral’s … Continue reading “Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed”

Duke Divinity School dean steps down as diversity struggle continues

August 3, 2018   By: Yonat ShimronYonatShimron The interior of Goodson Chapel at the Duke Divinity School. Photo courtesy Creative Commons    DURHAM, N.C. (RNS) — Duke Divinity School’s first woman dean, Elaine Heath, has stepped down after a brief and rocky two-year tenure marked by student protests and struggles to build diversity on campus. The school … Continue reading “Duke Divinity School dean steps down as diversity struggle continues”

Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: July 19, 2018 The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and the Anglican Missions Board in Rotorua are hosting the World Council of Churches (WCC) for its 2018 Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering (IGEG) and youth pre-meeting. The gathering, running from 18 – 23 July in Ohinemutu, … Continue reading “Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand”