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Anglicans urge leaders to push ahead with action on climate change

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is joining Anglicans from around the world in urging world leaders to take action on climate change.

08 November 2017

Church leaders express regret over US climate change decision

Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

02 June 2017

World summit is "turning point" for humanitarian affairs

The first World Humanitarian Summit was a “turning point” in the way the world works to alleviate the suffering of millions, the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said as the summit came to an end. Members of the Anglican Communion were amongst those present for the summit in Instanbul, Turkey.

25 May 2016

"When NGO's leave, faith communities remain", World Humanitarian Summit hears

There needs to be a greater involvement of local and national organisations in policy and decision making process if the world’s humanitarian response is to move from “delivering aid” to “ending need” – that was the message of ACT Alliance general secretary John Nduna to the World Humanitarian Summit today in Istanbul, Turkey.

23 May 2016

War-ravaged northern Iraq needs our help

In August 2014, the Anglican Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, together with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who was visiting Australia at the time, launched Anglican Overseas Aid’s Northern Iraq crisis appeal in August 2014. The Melbourne Anglican’s Chris Shearer visited northern Iraq to see how the money has been spent.

03 May 2016

Prayers and action following Ecuador earthquake

The presiding bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has called for prayer for the people of Ecuador following last weekend’s devastating earthquake which has so far claimed the lives of 570 people. A further 155 remain missing; and 7,015 others are known to be injured. Almost 25,000 people are currently living in emergency shelters.

21 April 2016

Climate change victims need help to adapt or move on Archbishop Makgoba says

People suffering from the catastrophic effects of climate change need help to adapt or – where the effects are so significant that adaption is not a possibility – they need help to move on, the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba said.

27 November 2015

Anglicans join interfaith group in pushing for action on climate change

As representatives from almost 200 countries conclude their final round of negotiations in Bonn, Germany, this week, ahead of December’s UN-led international conference on climate change in Paris.

23 October 2015

WCC congratulates new leadership of the ACT Alliance

WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit congratulated the new leadership of the ACT Alliance, a partner organization of the WCC

27 October 2014

 

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.