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Australian Anglicans “sorry” for complicity in domestic violence

The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.

18 September 2017

Mothers’ Union march on Downing Street for victims of domestic violence

MU Members have delivered a petition to the British Prime Minister calling for changes to child maintenance rules for victims of domestic violence.

25 November 2016

Sydney Diocese tackles domestic violence

Ministers in the Australian diocese of Sydney receive compulsory training in domestic violence as part of attempts to provide the best pastoral care for victims of DV.

04 November 2016

Mothers' Union programme reduces domestic violence

Cases of domestic violence have reduced after the Mothers’ Union in the Diocese of in South Ankole, Uganda, undertook a programme of awareness raising, marriage counselling and radio talk shows.

04 February 2016

Bishops support White Ribbon Campaign

In the UK between a quarter and half of all women experience domestic violence.

22 November 2013

Freedom from Fear: Church in Wales holds conference on domestic violence

Freedom from Fear: Church in Wales holds conference on domestic violence

A young woman who was abused by her husband for four years will describe how she wrestled with Biblical interpretations of marriage, divorce and forgiveness, at an event to mark International Women’s Day.

09 March 2012

Southern Africa debates violence against women

Southern Africa debates violence against women

A comprehensive motion to tackle violence against women was passed unanimously by the Provincial Synod of the Church of the Province of Southern Africa. The motion encouraged the church to improve awareness of the problems women face, to offer care and support to victims, and to implement stringent measures to deal with perpetrators.

09 November 1999



“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa


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.