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Canadian Anglicans support wildfire relief efforts
17 August 2015
Based on articles by Matt Gardner for the Anglican Church of Canada and Diana Swift for Anglican Journal.
Canadian Anglicans were among both evacuees and responders as wildfires across Western Canada in the past months devastated huge swathes of forest and forced over 12,000 people from their homes.
Church in Myanmar provides relief for communities affected by flooding and plans recovery response, update
17 August 2015
Update 17 August 2015: According to UN OCHA, as of 14 August, more than 1.3 million people have been critically affected by monsoonal floods and landslides, and nearly 300,000 households have been or remain displaced. At least 106 people have died.
Welcoming the stranger in Athens: the Church responds to the refugee crisis
14 August 2015
Athens, Saturday, 1 August, 7:30am. Armed with bags of sandwiches, Canon Malcolm Bradshaw, Anglican Senior Chaplain in the city, joins Captain Polis Pandelis of the Salvation Army and heads to a park close to Victoria Square where newly-arrived Afghan refugees have found temporary shelter in tents.
Freedom Sunday: resources launched to mobilise churches to end human trafficking
12 August 2015
The Freedom Sunday resource promotes a day of worship, prayer and action towards ending human trafficking / modern slavery. Together churches and faith groups have developed resources to raise awareness and mobilise their communities so that they can be united in their response to end the worldwide crime of modern slavery.
Anglican Church in Ethiopia gives further assistance to South Sudanese refugees
05 August 2015
The Anglican Church in Ethiopia continues to assist South Sudanese refugees as intensified fighting is driving more people to seek safety outside the world’s newest nation.
Anglican Communion inputs at Global Conference on Religion and Sustainable Development
21 July 2015
Representatives from the Anglican Communion were among the presenters at a recent landmark Global Conference on Religion and Sustainable Development held in Washington, DC that recognised the important contribution of faith partnerships.
Anglican cathedral in Zanzibar to join the fight against modern slavery
13 July 2015
The Anglican Alliance welcomes the Anglican Diocese of Zanzibar’s plan (ADZ) to create a centre at its renovated Christ Church Cathedral to raise awareness about the history of slavery in Zanzibar and current human trafficking realities in East Africa and worldwide.
Vanuatu communities rebuild and strengthen their resilience following Cyclone Pam
06 July 2015
In the four months since Tropical Cyclone Pam left a trail of destruction across the Vanuatu archipelago, the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) has been bringing emergency assistance to remote island communities – and encountering stories of resilience and rebuilding in the process.
Young South African Anglican joins international, multi-faith network of emerging faith leaders on climate action
06 July 2015
A young Anglican from South Africa is among those gathering in Rome from 27 June to 1 July to mobilise together in a new network calling for climate action by world leaders.
Anglican Alliance welcomes faith leadership on climate change action
29 June 2015
This June, world Christian leaders have made an inspirational call for decisive action on climate change. The Archbishop of Canterbury, with other faith leaders, signed the Lambeth Declaration and also spoke out together with the Ecumenical Patriarch on climate justice. In the same week, the Pope issued his landmark encyclical letter on ecology, reflecting on humanity's relationship with the planet and on issues of climate justice.