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Former Archbishop of Canterbury invites faith leaders to join 16-Days of Activism

Rowan Williams gives his backing to the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in a video message for Christian Aid.

27 November 2017

Ambae state of emergency extended as Manaro volcano threat continues

The state of emergency on the evacuated Vanuatuan island of Ambae has been extended for two weeks as the Manaro volcano continues to erupt.

12 October 2017

Prayer and action following Sierra Leone landslides

Mass burial ceremonies for the victims of this week’s catastrophic landslides in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown have begun.

17 August 2017

Pray for peace and peace-builders as half a million children starve in Yemen

The Anglican Alliance is encouraging Anglicans to respond to emergency appeals by Christian agencies responding to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

23 December 2016

Welsh Christians offer practical support for refugees

Christians in Wales have raised more than £20,000 GBP in their sponsored walk from Bethlehem to Egypt – the Welsh village and hamlet that share the names of their more famous counterparts.

20 December 2016

Welsh Christians walk from Bethlehem to Egypt for refugees

A group of Welsh Christians are walking from Bethlehem to Egypt to raise funds for Christian Aid’s work with refugees and displaced people around the world.

07 December 2016

Millions face starvation as famine hits southern Africa

The people of Madagascar, Malawi and Zimbabwe are facing the risk of death as erratic weather, drought and crop failures have resulted in chronic food shortages.

16 November 2016

Canadian relief agency reassures donors after Red Cross criticised on Haiti

The Primates’ World Relief and Development Fund has stressed that safeguards are in place to ensure donations are well-spent.

02 November 2016

Australian aid agencies honour Anglican missions' chief

The executive director of the Australian Board of Mission has received an award from the country's aid agencies for his "outstanding contribution" to the sector.

02 November 2016

Media challenged over portrayal of refugees

Church leaders in Wales have joined forces to call on the country’s media to change the way they report on refugees.

18 August 2016

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

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.