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Ebola

West African Anglicans plan five-year post-Ebola mission strategy

It is 10 months since the World Health Organisation declared that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa was at an end; but the aftermath will take many years to resolve.

14 October 2016

West African bishops give Ebola briefing to C of E Synod

Three West African bishops have briefed members of the Church of England’s General Synod this week on the Ebola crisis and the role played by the church in tackling it. The Bishops of Bo, Freetown, and Guinea were joined by representatives from the Anglican mission agency United Society and the Anglican Alliance.

19 February 2016

Churches' Ebola response is model for future epidemics

The response of Anglican churches and other faith communities to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa can serve as a model for addressing other epidemics, the Anglican Alliance heard this week.

19 February 2016

Liberian churches honoured for their services during Ebola outbreak

Practical efforts, advocacy, prevention and prayer witness were inspirational during ‘deeply traumatic time,’ says WCC

13 July 2015

WCC consultation looks at the future of faith-based health care provision

Faith-based health professionals play essential role in community health, particularly in times of crisis.

26 May 2015

Liberia churches celebrate end of Ebola

Congregants allowed to forgo temperature check before attending worship services

11 May 2015

Christian Aid: Ebola crisis not yet over

Life-saving health messages needed in local communities in Sierra Leone to prevent new outbreaks

27 March 2015

Faith Leaders' Pivotal Role in Ebola Response Was Overlooked

As Ebola infection rates drop in Sierra Leone, Christian relief agencies are urging global and national institutions, donors and policy makers to ensure Sierra Leone’s faith leaders are given a “pivotal” role in their post-Ebola recovery plans.

12 February 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Ebola clinic in Sierra Leone

Archbishop Justin Welby meets with children affected by Ebola during visit to Freetown and Tintafor. 

17 December 2014

Volunteers to offer psychosocial care to Ebola-hit communities

Christian Aid is training hundreds of local volunteers in Sierra Leone 

09 December 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.