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Faith leaders encourage world community to transform lives through Global Goals
25 September 2015
As world leaders adopt Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations post-2015 agenda summit today, faith leaders are urging their communities to play their part to ensure that the Goals move from policy to action to transform the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable while also tackling climate change.
First-ever Anglican Alliance Europe Regional Consultation focuses on refugee crisis
22 September 2015
The refugee crisis is top of the agenda as the Anglican Alliance holds its first-ever European regional consultation in Wales this week.
Anglican Communion urged to join movement for global accountability on SDGs
19 September 2015
The Anglican Alliance is encouraging the Provinces of the Communion to join in the call for the ambitious implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in all countries, for all people.
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.