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Join the global prayer wave

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have invited Christians around the world to spend 10 days in prayer for people to find purpose, come to faith and know Jesus better.

Anglican leaders recommit to peace

In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shooting, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archdeacon of Canterbury Jo Kelly-Moore spoke at an interfaith gathering at Regent’s Park Mosque in London yesterday.
• Pope Francis expresses 'heartfelt solidarity' with NZ Muslims 
• Canadian primate offers prayers for Christchurch victims
• Tree of Life synagogue crowdfunds for Christchurch
• Wellington Diocese responds in prayer and vigil

Jesus is God's language of love

Here in his Christmas sermon, Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby unpacks the power and passion of God's transforming language of love – revealed to us in a poor, vulnerable baby. 

++Philip meets with TEC in Texas

Archbishop Philip Richardson has just returned from the TEC General Convention in Texas – where, he says, they think big.

+HAH welcomed to Ripon

Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley is sworn in as the new Bishop of Ripon, in North Yorkshire - with a little help from her old friends.

Two Kiwis to lead Franciscans

Brother Christopher John SSF and Rev John Hebenton have been appointed to lead the First and Third orders of the Communion-wide Society of Saint Francis.

Secretary General arrives in NZ

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has begun a week-long fact-finding visit to Aotearoa New Zealand.

Bishops speak out on gender justice

The seven female Trans-Tasman bishops have met together for the first time - and they’ve spoken out for “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.” 
• The bishops’ communique 

Primates set forth Oceania priorities

The five Anglican primates of Melanesia, Australia, Papua New Guinea and Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have issued a statement highlighting climate change.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018