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Churches urged to set aside day for beach clean-up

Anglicans and other Christians throughout the world are being encouraged to take part in a coordinated beach-clean-up project next September.

13 October 2017

Anglican primates discuss action on climate change

Disappearing islands in the south Pacific, recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and food security issues in Africa were amongst the items discussed by Anglican church leaders as they discussed climate change and the environment during the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England.

06 October 2017

Video: Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

Video: Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa looks ahead to Primates’ 2017

The Primate of Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, looks ahead to Primates’ 2017 and the importance of finding a solution to climate change.

29 September 2017

Bishops urge “prayerful listening” on race, environment and poverty

The US-based Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops called on Episcopalians to join them in working toward environmental and racial justice.

27 September 2017

'Get serious' about climate change Australian church tells govt

The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.

15 September 2017

African Christians study water, food and climate justice in WCC Eco-School

Young Anglicans were among an ecumenical group of Christians from across Africa who took part in a WCC Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice.

15 August 2017

CSI urged to 'go greener'

Environmental campaigners from across the Church of South India have called on the CSI Synod to step up its commitment to sustainable values.

07 August 2017

Peninsula Paddle opens up the blue-green veins of the city

A Cape Town Anglican has devised an innovative way of drawing attention to the industrial and domestic pollution that poisons his city’s waterways.

01 August 2017

Anglican youth in Swaziland take to their bikes

Young people in the Anglican Diocese of Swaziland have embarked on a 450 km challenge to raise environmental awareness. They will be donating shoes, school uniforms and toiletries at Anglican Schools along their route.

10 July 2017

Anglican green campaigners 'sorrow' at US Paris pullout

The Anglican Communion Environmental Network has added its voice to those condemning President Donald Trump for deciding to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement.

05 June 2017

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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.