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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

Crucified migrants sculpture highlights the plight of refugees

St Paul’s Cathedral in Bendigo, in the Australian state of Victoria, is displaying an artwork depicting crucified migrants in the run-up to Easter.

12 April 2017

Burundian Anglicans march against gender-based violence

Archbishop Martin Blaise Nyaboho and the Anglican Church of Burundi have taken part in a public march against gender-based violence.

11 April 2017

Presiding Bishop’s concern over Standing Rock pipe protest policing

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has expressed his concern over the policing of protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

02 December 2016

Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s protest camp hit by snow and legal storms

The Church’s solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation remains resolute after nine days of emotional events in the campaign to protect the tribe’s land and water supply.

29 November 2016

Presiding Bishop steps up support for Sioux over pipeline protest

A temporary injunction to prevent construction of a controversial pipeline through indigenous burial grounds has been imposed by a US federal appeals court.

20 September 2016

Canadians lend support to Standing Rock Sioux protestors

Canadian Anglican leaders have given their support to the Sioux people of Standing Rock as they protest against a major oil pipeline through ancient burial grounds and the Missouri River.

26 August 2016

Presiding Bishop supports Sioux protests over oil pipeline

The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop is supporting a Sioux Reservation as it protests the construction of an oil pipeline through burial grounds and the Missouri River.

25 August 2016

Australian Christian leaders oppose aid budget cut

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has joined the leaders of 12 Christian denominations in a letter to government Treasurer Scott Morrison, in which they call on the federal government not to proceed with the scheduled $224 million Australian Dollars cut to the country’s aid budget.

26 April 2016

Art installation turns garbage into advocacy for Syrian refugees

An art installation at Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, is using waste materials to invoke images of refugee camps in an attempt to “foster awareness and spur greater relief efforts on the part of citizens and governments worldwide” for Syrian refugees.

15 December 2015

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.