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Swaziland Diocese holds on to environmental awards

The Diocese of Swaziland and a young Anglican have held on to two national environmental awards that were first awarded in 2016.

19 June 2018

Church leaders endorse Season of Creation in rare ecumenical joint letter

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined leaders of other Christian churches to promote participation in the Season of Creation.

13 June 2018

South American Anglicans meet to discuss joint action on climate change

Bishops and other delegates from the Anglican Church of South America have met to discuss joint action on the global climate change.

11 June 2018

Massachusetts faith leaders and scientists join forces in climate change emergency appeal

More than 500 religious and scientific leaders in the US-state of Massachusetts have appealed for urgent action to tackle climate change.

31 May 2018

Church could appoint Climate Commissioner after Synod motion

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia is set to appoint a Climate Commissioner as it continues to fight climate change.

18 May 2018

Rio Tinto faces up to Church of England shareholders’ resolution on coal-lobby

A C of E resolution challenging Rio Tinto’s continuing support for pro-coal lobby groups gained the support of 18 per cent of shareholders.

03 May 2018

Canadian Anglican and Lutheran leaders ask for Earth Day prayers and action

With the approach of Earth Day on Sunday (22 April) Canadian Anglican and Lutheran leaders are asking for prayers and Earth-friendly action.

19 April 2018

African young people urged to take a lead

About 300 African young people gathered at the CAPA Continental Youth Congress last week to discuss how they can be active in development. 

18 April 2018

Faith leaders call for urgent climate change action at Commonwealth heads of government meeting

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and other faith leaders urge Commonwealth heads to turn “words into action” on climate change.

18 April 2018

Bishop welcomes NZ government announcement on offshore oil drilling

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has announced a ban on new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration.

12 April 2018

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Archbishop Masimango Katanda previews Lambeth Conference 2020

Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.