Kenya’s Bishops Step Up War on COVID-19

A July 23 pastoral message from the Anglican Church of Kenya’s bishops may have jolted the East African nation’s government to tighten COVID-19 protocols in response to rising infection rates. In a statement issued after a joint meeting in Nairobi, the bishops urged increased funding for vaccination and closer compliance with public gathering restrictions.

Chelmsford to Cut 61 Clergy Posts by 2021

The Essex-based Church of England diocese plans to cut 22% of its stipendiary posts in the next year, responding to pandemic financial pressures, changes in central funding formulas, and large numbers of clergy retirements.