Archbishop Fred Hiltz of the Anglican Church of Canada, says he is considering creating a new position to advance accessibility in the church.
08 February 2018
A round-table discussion on disability has brought together participants from eight faiths to explore how communities can promote inclusion.
17 August 2017
The Bishop of Yokohama has expressed concern that the murder of 19 people at a care home in Sagamihara last week could result in negative attitudes towards people with mental illness.
03 August 2016
It has been five years since the start of the Syrian conflict, which has displaced over 11.4 million people – half the country's pre-conflict population. Responding to the needs of children with disabilities who have fled with their families to neighbouring Jordan, the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf has been working in the Za'atari Refugee Camp since 2012, with the support of Episcopal Relief and Development.
31 March 2016
The Princess Basma Centre for Disabled Children, a rehabilitation facility for children with disabilities run by the Diocese of Jerusalem, has become the first Palestinian rehabilitation centre to receive accreditation from the Joint Commission International (JCI).
09 December 2015
The Church of South India could mandate that people with disabilities are guaranteed to be appointed to a fixed percentage of its workforce – that was one of the suggestions to emerge during a disability conclave held this week in the Church's headquarters in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
05 November 2015
Special hymnal version contributes to engagement of blind, partially sighted parishioners and rehabilitation of prisoners
27 August 2015
The Anglican Alliance is marking International Day of Persons with Disabilities with the launch of a new resource, 'A better life together', to help faith communities engage with and support people with disabilities living in refugee and internally displaced persons (IDP) camps.
03 December 2014
Members of the Ecumenical Disability Advocates Network (EDAN), a programme of the World Council of Churches (WCC), met in the Netherlands to develop a new statement with the working title “Gift of Being: Called to be a Church of All and for All”.
17 October 2014
The Archbishop of Canterbury has become president of Livability, the national Christian disability charity which works with churches to help thousands of disabled people in the UK and overseas.
08 November 2013