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Anglican women to make case for economic empowerment at UN Commission

Women from more than 20 countries around the Anglican Communion will be at the United Nations in New York next month to press for greater economic empowerment for women across the globe.

22 February 2017

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

Historic New York chapel celebrates 250th anniversary

It pre-dates the founding of the United States of America by 10 years; and was the church of the country’s first president, George Washington.

28 October 2016

Crisp income generation scheme boosts typhoon relief

A micro-business in which a group of women from the Philippines make a nutritious crisp snack from the taro fruit has proved to be so successful that a relief agency is buying the snack for use in disaster relief.

20 June 2016

World summit is "turning point" for humanitarian affairs

The first World Humanitarian Summit was a “turning point” in the way the world works to alleviate the suffering of millions, the UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon said as the summit came to an end. Members of the Anglican Communion were amongst those present for the summit in Instanbul, Turkey.

25 May 2016

"When NGO's leave, faith communities remain", World Humanitarian Summit hears

There needs to be a greater involvement of local and national organisations in policy and decision making process if the world’s humanitarian response is to move from “delivering aid” to “ending need” – that was the message of ACT Alliance general secretary John Nduna to the World Humanitarian Summit today in Istanbul, Turkey.

23 May 2016

Australian Christian leaders oppose aid budget cut

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has joined the leaders of 12 Christian denominations in a letter to government Treasurer Scott Morrison, in which they call on the federal government not to proceed with the scheduled $224 million Australian Dollars cut to the country’s aid budget.

26 April 2016

Christian agencies discuss sustainable development

Senior staff from the Anglican Alliance joined colleagues from the ACT Alliance, Caritas Internationalis, Globethics, Lutheran World Federation and the World Council of Churches in the first meeting of its kind to discuss communication and collaboration in policy engagement, advocacy and action.

15 February 2016

Anglican voices at UN Commission on the Status of Women

When the UN Commission on the Status of Women convenes in New York next month to explore women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development it will benefit from the experience and knowledge of some 22 Anglican women from 18 provinces.

03 February 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.