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Bishop Jo Bailey Wells meets Pope Francis to discuss the role of women in the Church

The Anglican Communion’s Deputy Secretary General, Dr Jo Bailey Wells, attended a meeting with Pope Francis and at the Vatican.

08 February 2024

Historic meeting of Africa’s Anglican women bishops held in Kenya

The first ever meeting of Africa’s six female Anglican bishops has taken place. The gathering was held at St Julian’s Retreat Centre, Kenya.

06 February 2024

Growing the Church: Central Africa Synod concludes with plans for more dioceses and provinces

The Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) has concluded a Synod with a plan for new dioceses and two more provinces.

06 November 2023

Anglican women from Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia gather for conference

Anglican women from Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia will be gathering for a three-day programme of study, storytelling and song.

01 November 2023

The Revd Canon Dr Mary Alice Medcof (4 March 1935 – 13 July 2023)

The Revd Canon Dr Mary Medcof, a Canadian priest who helped form the International Anglican Women’s Network in 1996, has died.

18 July 2023

“Promises must be fulfilled” – governments urged to honour climate change commitments

At the 50th session of the UN Human Rights Council, Anglicans will urge governments to fulfil their commitments on climate change.

06 June 2022

UN women’s summit recognises role of faith-based communities in climate justice

The role of faith-based communities in achieving gender equality in the context of climate justice is recognised at the United Nations.

13 April 2022

Anglicans at UN call for protection of vulnerable in Ukraine

Anglican representatives at the UN call for an urgent response to the “ever-growing threat” faced by vulnerable people in war-torn Ukraine.

31 March 2022

First female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia elected

Maria Grace Tazu Sasamori, priest of the Diocese of Tokyo, has been elected as the first female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia.

07 December 2021

What’s faith got to do with it? – Mothers’ Union and Anglican Communion ask

Joint Anglican Communion and Mothers’ Union webinar has been selected as parallel event for the Commission on the Status of Women.

12 March 2021