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Faith leaders discuss gender justice at UN Commission on the Status of Women side-event

Faith groups have huge potential to live and work for justice in communities, the ACO’s director for women in Church and Society said.

23 March 2018

Primate of Brazil calls for men and women to fight together for gender equality

Bishop Francisco, Primate of the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brasil has called on men and women to work together for gender equality.

08 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presses British government on violence in DRC

Justin Welby has used his position as a member of the House of Lords to press the British government on escalating violence in DRC.

07 March 2018

Anglican Bishop of Boga, Mugenyi William Bahemuka, predicts a Congolese genocide

Reinforcements by UN peace-keepers in Ituri province failed to prevent the deaths of 33 people in an attack on the village of Maze.

05 March 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Tributes paid to Pakistan human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir who died yesterday

The Christian Conference of Asia has paid tribute to the internationally renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir.

12 February 2018

Mexican churches work with UN to implement Sustainable Development Goals

Churches in Mexico have met members of the United Nations Development Program to discuss the implementation of the UN’s SDGs.

01 December 2017

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on Climate Change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders calling on governments to implement the promises they made at the 2015 Paris Climate Change talks.

19 October 2017

Archbishop Justin Welby joins new UN advisory board on mediation

The Archbishop of Canterbury is one of 18 global leaders and experts on a new United Nations High Level Advisory Board on Mediation.

18 September 2017

Anglican women pledge to 'change the world' after UN conference on economic empowerment

Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to ‘change the world’ after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN.

28 March 2017

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Meet the new Archbishop and Primate of South Sudan

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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.