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Christian families show love to Chile’s most vulnerable children through temporary shelter

Churches in Chile are working together to create a network of host families to help provide temporary shelter for vulnerable children.

02 May 2018

Girls’ Friendly Society includes boys in campaign against gender-based violence

An Anglican girls organisation has created a boys equivalent in South Africa so that young men and women can tackle gender-violence.

02 March 2018

Irish churches look ahead to visit by Pope Francis with plea to protect families

Irish Church leaders issue call to protect vulnerable families from hardship ahead of Pope Francis’s visit for the World Meeting of Families.

02 January 2018

Humanitarian work in Gaza and peace efforts in South Sudan recognised in Archbishop of Canterbury's awards

More than 35 people from around the world have been recognised with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace.

14 June 2017

Archbishop welcomes World Meeting of Families announcement

The Anglican Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough, Michael Jackson, has welcomed the announcement by the Vatican this morning that the Roman Catholic Church’s next World Meeting of Families will be held in Dublin in 2018. It will be the ninth such meeting to have taken place – the last one was in Philadelphia in 2015.

24 May 2016

C of E warns against Sunday trading extension

The Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs Council (MPA) has warned that a relaxation of the rules governing the number of hours that large stores can open on a Sunday would “erode common leisure time essential for family life”

15 October 2015

 

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.