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Diocese of Rumonge, Burundi, asks for prayer after devastating landslides
09 April 2015
The Anglican Diocese of Rumonge in Burundi has asked for prayer after heavy rains on 22 March and 5 April triggered landslides that have killed more than 14 people and caused significant property damage some 35km south of the capital Bujumbura.
Religious leaders call for unity after attacks on University in Garissa, Kenya
07 April 2015
Anglicans and other religious leaders speak out and call for collective action following attacks on a University in Garissa, Kenya, which killed 147 students and injured 79 others.
Prayer, counselling and security are priorities for Church in Pakistan after recent attacks
01 April 2015
In a conference call that brought together the Church of Pakistan and Anglican churches and agencies around the Communion, the Anglican Alliance heard from Bishop Irfan Jamil, Bishop of Lahore Diocese, on the priorities for his church and community after the recent bombings.
Anglican Alliance welcomes Statement from Anglican Eco-Bishops
30 March 2015
A group of 17 Anglican Bishops from all six continents have called for urgent prayer and action on the “unprecedented climate crisis”. Their Declaration The World Is Our Host: A Call to Urgent Action for Climate Justice released today sets a new agenda on climate change for the 85 million-strong Anglican Communion.
"Religious congregations are central to life in Pacific communities" - News from Vanuatu
27 March 2015
The role of the church in responding to the cyclone in Vanuatu has been recognised by secular media in both Australia and the UK. The Anglican Alliance remains in close touch with the Anglican Church of Melanesia and its partners to share updates from the situation.
World Council of Churches calls for prayers for peace in the Middle East
25 March 2015
This Lent, the World Council of Churches (WCC) is inviting churches to pray on Sunday 29 March for those affected by conflict in the Middle East.
Can religious groups help to prevent violent conflict?
25 March 2015
The Anglican Alliance has been working with Coventry University and the International Centre for Reconciliation based at Coventry Cathedral on research into the church's role in conflict prevention. Here is a report by Laura Payne, one of the research team, for 'Transformation' on the issue.
Eyewitness account from Vanuatu reveals the fury of Cyclone Pam
23 March 2015
Fe’i Tevi remembers the cyclone that wreaked destruction across Vanuatu, and Dr Abraham Hauriasi, General Secretary of the Anglican Church in Melanesia, updates the Anglican Communion and reveals relief response.
Tagolyn Kabekabe on the significance of water in the Pacific for World Water Day
21 March 2015
"We don’t want people to throw money at us and say, 'That’s the money, now fix your problem'. What we really need is their understanding, to put their feet in our shoes and really understand how we are affected by the ocean, how we are affected by the wind, how we are affected by the rain and by the sun."
The Climate Change Crisis: watch, participate, engage
20 March 2015
The Episcopal Church invite all to participate in a live webcast on Tuesday 24 March at 6pm GMT to kick off 30 Days of Action, which will culminate on Earth Day (22 April). Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will present the keynote address.