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Anglicans raise voices at COP27

Anglicans attending COP27 have raised their voices alongside a group of more than 50 faith leaders to call for an end to talk and move to action on climate change.
• Green Anglicans report on COP27 
• Meet the Anglican COP27 delegation – Anglican Alliance

Communion appoints Bishop for Bishops

The Anglican Communion has established a new post of Bishop for Episcopal Ministry in the Anglican Communion, designed to build on the work of the Lambeth Conference between its sessions.

Communion leaders review & plan

The Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee met in London last week to review the Communion’s global work and plan for future mission at their first in-person meeting since September 2019.

Bishops sign LGBT+ affirmation

Archbishop Don Tamihere, Archbishop Philip Richardson and Bishop Ross Bay have joined more than 170 Episcopal and Anglican bishops in a statement that affirms and celebrates LGBT+ people and their full inclusion in the Church.

Bishops launch ‘Communion forest’

Bishops gathered at the Lambeth Conference travelled to Lambeth Palace on Wednesday, where they planted the first saplings in the “Communion Forest”– a project that asks Anglicans around the globe to plant trees to mark their faith milestones.

Bishops gather as Lambeth opens

The 2022 Lambeth Conference opens in the UK today, where hundreds of bishops from across the Anglican Communion’s 165 countries will pray, work and worship together under the theme ‘God’s Church for God’s World.'
• Anti-LGBT line in Human Dignity call draws dissent
• Archbishop of Canterbury lays out Lambeth call themes in first keynote
• Lambeth team upgrades feedback process for calls

Lambeth seeks new Communion adviser

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is seeking an adviser in Anglican Communion Affairs to work with him on the global relations side of his role.

Pentecostals & Anglicans open dialogue

This week the Anglican Communion met to engage in international ecumenical dialogue with the global Pentecostal World Fellowship for the first time as a joint Commission.

ACO hires new Secretary General

South Sudanese Bishop and Archbishop of Canterbury’s Adviser on Anglican Communion Affairs Bishop Anthony Poggo has been named as the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

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