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Asian ecumenical group describes “grave human rights violations” in West Papua

A pastoral team from the Christian Conference of Asia are reporting “grave human rights violations and repression” of West Papuans.

12 December 2017

Australian churches call for resettlement of Manus Island refugees

Three ecumenical groups are urging the Australian Government to re-settle refugees formerly housed in the Manus Island refugee camp.

28 November 2017

Anglican Primates of Oceania speak out on climate change

The Anglican Primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia,  have warned of the threat to their region from climate change.

07 March 2017

Churches express solidarity with West Papua independence campaigners

The increasing tensions in Indonesian West Papua has attracted the attention of both the World Council of Churches’ Central Committee and the Bishops of the Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea.

30 June 2016

Bishops call for "responsible honesty" in PNG corruption fight

The Bishops of the Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea have warned of the “severe destruction to our nation” if ongoing political violence is not resolved through “responsible honesty”.

30 June 2016

Australian Anglicans protest aid budget cuts

Australia’s Anglican Overseas Aid and the Australian Board of Mission have teamed up with more than 50 aid and development agencies to campaign against significant cuts to the country’s aid budget.

16 June 2016

Vacancy: The Anglian Church of Papua New Guinea seeks a Provincial Secretary

The Anglian Church of Papua New Guinea seeks a Provincial Secretary.

08 January 2016

Australian Board of Mission celebrates 165 anniversary

A response from the Church of England to a request from the Bishop of New Zealand for a boat to be used in missionary work in 1850 led to mission outreach work whose fruit is seen today in a number of Anglican provinces.

29 October 2015

Melanesian brother murdered in Papua New Guinea

Member of religious community killed “mistakenly” on his way back to household, says order leader

17 September 2015

Education, health and chaplaincy in one of Anglican's remotest villages

An Anglican chapel dedicated to Saint Francis will shortly be dedicated in the village of Pivo

30 July 2015

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

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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.