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“Don’t forget us” – orphaned girl’s plea leads to film and book of poems

A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 

19 September 2017

Church prepares children to be future leaders in Rwanda

The Archbishop of Rwanda, Onesphore Rwaje, has told children from the church to see themselves as future leaders of church and country. 

17 August 2017

Child abuse inquiry recommends an end to Seal of the Confessional

Australia’s child sexual abuse inquiry says that failing to report abuse - including information given in the Confessional - should be a criminal offence.

14 August 2017

Unreserved apology follows child abuse inquiry

An Anglican mission agency has apologised unreservedly for the mistreatment and neglect suffered by some residents of a former church-run children’s home in Northern Ireland.

23 January 2017

Bishops say Church has failed children, women, and indigenous peoples

A group of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops say the Church should repent of its failure to protect children, women and indigenous peoples.

25 November 2016

First Māori children’s Bible published

The New Zealand Bible Society has just launched the first Māori language children’s Bible, Tāku Paipera, which has been described as a “wonderful gift”.

24 November 2016

Hollywood actor charts "abused and abandoned" girls' poetic journey

An orphanage for girls, started 25 years ago by the US-based Episcopal Church in the murder capital of the world, is the subject of a new film backed by Hollywood star James Franco.

22 November 2016

Independent body to investigate sex abuse complaints

Complaints of church-based sexual abuse in Australia’s internal province of Victoria will be investigated by an independent body with its own board of directors.

24 October 2016

Wales remembers 116 children "buried alive by the National Coal Board"

The 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster, in which 116 children and 28 adults were killed, is being remembered across Wales and elsewhere in the United Kingdom.

21 October 2016

Church in Wales invests in new safeguarding strategy

A new safeguarding strategy to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults will be launched by the Church in Wales tomorrow (Wednesday).

13 September 2016

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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.