United Nations extends Anglican Communion accreditation to boost environmental campaign

Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: November 2, 2018  The Anglican Communion will now be able to participate in future meetings of the UN Environment Assembly, such as this one, in Nairobi, Kenya, in December 2017. Photo Credit: Cyril Villemain / UN Environment The United Nations Environment Programme has formally recognised the Anglican Consultative … Continue reading “United Nations extends Anglican Communion accreditation to boost environmental campaign”

Vancouver School of Theology & St. Mark’s College Launch joint BA Theology & Culture Degree

  St. Mark’s College and the Vancouver School of Theology, affiliated Theological Colleges of the University of British Columbia, are pleased to announce the signing of an agreement to increase educational offerings for domestic and international students aspiring to pursue graduate studies. The agreement includes program partnerships and other innovative pathway developments between the institutions, … Continue reading “Vancouver School of Theology & St. Mark’s College Launch joint BA Theology & Culture Degree”

Anglican leaders from the Americas gather in Toronto for regional Primates’ Meeting

By ACNS November 27, 2018 The leaders of eight Anglican provinces whose churches cover the territory from Cape Horn to the Arctic are gathering in Toronto for a regional primates’ meeting. Seven primates and a bishop representing the Church in the Province of the West Indies, where there is a primatial vacancy, are meeting to … Continue reading “Anglican leaders from the Americas gather in Toronto for regional Primates’ Meeting”

Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be “confident proclamation of good news of Jesus”

Posted on: November 26, 2018 Archbishop Justin Welby in a scene taken from a video for the Lambeth Conference website The Archbishop of Canterbury has set out his vision for the next once-in-a-decade meeting of the bishops of the Anglican Communion, saying that “the world . . . needs the good news of Jesus Christ.” … Continue reading “Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be “confident proclamation of good news of Jesus””

Lambeth Cross for outgoing chair of governors at Communion’s “home in Rome”

Posted on: November 21, 2018 The outgoing chair of governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome has been awarded the Lambeth Cross for Ecumenism by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Bishop Stephen Platten received the award in recognition of his three decades of service to the Centre and to the wider ecumenical movement. The Centre is home … Continue reading “Lambeth Cross for outgoing chair of governors at Communion’s “home in Rome””