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East Asia Youth Forum heralds call to full time Christian ministry

The Council of Churches of East Asia Youth Forum was held in Kuala Lumpur recently with the theme “Rise for God and Service to Neighbours through Christ”. 

26 August 2016

Aboriginal Anglicans welcome youth detention abuse review

Australia’s national body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglicans has welcomed an investigation into abuse in a youth detention centre.

18 August 2016

Australian churches renew call to end refugee detention on Nauru

Churches have renewed their call for Australia’s detention centre on Nauru to close after revelations of sustained abuse – including the alleged cover-up of a rape.

16 August 2016

Anti-Muslim protestors disrupt church service

A group of anti-Islam protestors dressed as Muslims and interrupted a church service in New South Wales, Australia, yesterday.

15 August 2016

Flood of generosity opens mission doors

The generous response by Australian Anglicans to a disaster relief fund enabled the Diocese of Tasmania to provide its flood-hit community with emergency care packs. 

12 August 2016

Primate demands action after Nauru detention files leak

Leaked documents about Australia’s detention of asylum seekers on the island of Nauru are “shocking and saddening”, the country’s Primate, Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier, said.

11 August 2016

Cathedral deans express grief over clergy-led abuse

The deans of Australia’s cathedrals have expressed grief at hurt and trauma caused by clergy and church workers after discussing the issue during their conference in Townsville.

09 August 2016

Primate welcomes investigation into youth detention

The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has welcomed a Royal Commission investigation into youth detention in the Northern Territory.

05 August 2016

Military chaplains in fight against forces' suicides

Military chaplains are working across the globe to care for the spiritual wellbeing of armed forces personnel in a bid to prevent suicide – a significant issue amongst military veterans.

02 August 2016

East Asia youth forum to ignite fire of revival

Anglican provinces across East Asia are staging a cross-provincial youth forum to encourage potential new leaders and to “ignite the fire of revival” in the region.

25 July 2016

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East African choirs unite to support regional peace

Cathedral choirs from around east Africa descended on Kigali, Rwanda, last week for a celebration of Christian music and to enhance “regional peace, integration and cooperation.”

US-Ghana partnership to tackle child slavery

The Anglican Diocese of Accra has won the backing of the US government for its ambitious programme to tackle modern-day slavery and child trafficking.