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US-based Episcopal Church hosts Washington vigil to protest family-separating immigration policies

Episcopal Church holds Washinton vigil to protest against immigration policies which have seen children separated from parents.

21 June 2018

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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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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