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US bishops urge continued protection for child migrants

US bishops have used a full-page advert in the New York Times urging political leaders to retain protections for undocumented child migrants.

22 September 2017

Bishop calls for stronger rape laws in sexual offences consultation

The Bishop of Jamaica has called for a clearer definition of rape, equality for male and female victims, and for rape in marriage to be outlawed.

04 August 2017

Call for income equality ahead of New Zealand’s General Election

A coalition of social action groups has called on New Zealand politicians to deliver fairer income distribution and better quality of life.

02 August 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

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

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Preparing for Primates 2017 - Abp John Davies

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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.