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COMPASS ROSE SOCIETY LAUNCHES $10 MILLION ANGLICAN COMMUNION ENDOWMENT

In 1997, the Compass Rose Society was founded by a global group of Anglicans to support the work of the Anglican Communion. In the two decades since then, the Society’s 400-plus members have donated more than $10 million USD (approximately £7.6 million GBP) to support the work of the Anglican Consultative Council and the...

ARCHBISHOP OF UGANDA CALLS FOR “FERVENT PRAYER AND FASTING FOR OUR NATION”

Members of the Anglican Church of Uganda are being asked to take part in a week of “fervent prayer and fasting for our nation” next week (18 to 24 December). Archbishop Stanley Ntagali, the Primate of Uganda, made the call, and asked Anglicans in the country to “pray for us as a Church to...

Ugandan Episcopal Election Overturned

The House of Bishops of the Church of Uganda has nullified the election of the Rev. Charles Okunya Oode as Bishop of Kumi. Fr Okunya was elected bishop in November in succession to the Rt. Rev. Thomas Edison Irigei and was scheduled to be consecrated on 29 Dec 2019. However, a petition was lodged by...

FIRST FEMALE BISHOP IN THE SCOTTISH EPISCOPAL CHURCH ELECTED

The Episcopal Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church today elected the Rev Canon Anne Dyer as the new Bishop of Aberdeen & Orkney. Canon Dyer is Rector of Holy Trinity church, Haddington (since 2011). Her wider church involvement includes being a member of the Scottish Episcopal Institute Council and a member of General Synod. Being in...

EXPLORATION OF DIACONATE IN ANGLICAN, ROMAN CATHOLIC AND UKRAINIAN CATHOLIC CHURCHES

The role of deacons in the Church will be discussed by an international ecumenical gathering in Regina, Canada, next year, in a programme bringing together Anglicans, Roman Catholics and Ukrainian Catholics. The Revd Canon Michael Jackson, a deacon in the Anglican Church of Canada, described the gathering as “an academic conference about the diaconate”...

Welby’s Charm Offensive Fails To Shift Kenyan Archbishop’s Boycott Of Lambeth 2020

The Archbishop of Canterbury has failed to overturn the Anglican Church of Kenya’s boycott of the 2020 Lambeth Conference. On 26 Jan 2020 the Kenyan press reported the Most Rev. Jackson Ole Sapit reaffirmed that he would not be attending this summer’s gathering of Anglican bishops in Canterbury and that there would not be...

Bishop Odutemu Visits Ibru Centre, Admonished Christians To Fight The Good Fight Of Faith

The bishop of Ughelli Diocese, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Dr Cyril O. Odutemu JP had admonished Christians to fight the good fight of faith so that they can lay hold of eternal life, and obtain the crown of glory that God had set before them. He said this during a sermon in the first ever...

Easter: Be United In Prayer, Olumakaiye Urges Christians

The Diocesan and Missioner, Lagos Diocese, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. (Dr.) Humphrey Olumakaiye has urged Christians to be united in prayer, as well as seek God whom he said is the only one that can heal the world in times of trials and tribulations. Olumakaiye gave this charge in a sermon he delivered at the...

Setting The Record Straight: Primate Okoh Yet To Retire

The office of the Primate of the Church of Nigeria has set the record and want to inform the public that the incumbent, the Most Rev'd Nicholas D. Okoh is still the Archbishop Metropolitan and Primate of the Church of Nigeria till March 25th 2020 when his tenure will finally come to an end. This...

CAN ASKS BUHARI: WHY ARE HERDSMEN NOT ARRESTED?

Samson Ayokunle, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari why herdsmen allegedly carrying out killing in various communities across the country are not arrested. At a meeting with which took place at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday, Ayokunle spoke of the violence allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen. The CAN...

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