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Diocese of Colombo to plant 20,000 trees in day-long environmental push

An environmental project will see the Church of Ceylon’s Diocese of Colombo plant 20,000 trees in a single day: 24 September 2019.

12 July 2018

Swaziland Diocese holds on to environmental awards

The Diocese of Swaziland and a young Anglican have held on to two national environmental awards that were first awarded in 2016.

19 June 2018

Church leaders endorse Season of Creation in rare ecumenical joint letter

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined leaders of other Christian churches to promote participation in the Season of Creation.

13 June 2018

South American Anglicans meet to discuss joint action on climate change

Bishops and other delegates from the Anglican Church of South America have met to discuss joint action on the global climate change.

11 June 2018

Church could appoint Climate Commissioner after Synod motion

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia is set to appoint a Climate Commissioner as it continues to fight climate change.

18 May 2018

Rio Tinto faces up to Church of England shareholders’ resolution on coal-lobby

A C of E resolution challenging Rio Tinto’s continuing support for pro-coal lobby groups gained the support of 18 per cent of shareholders.

03 May 2018

Bishop welcomes proposed plastic ban

The Church of England’s lead bishop on the environment endorses the United Kingdom's Government environment initiatives.

20 April 2018

Faith leaders unite to oppose plans for new coal mine in Northern Queensland

More than 50 religious leaders from across Australia have called on energy company Adani Group to abandon plans for a new coal mine.

19 April 2018

Canadian Anglican and Lutheran leaders ask for Earth Day prayers and action

With the approach of Earth Day on Sunday (22 April) Canadian Anglican and Lutheran leaders are asking for prayers and Earth-friendly action.

19 April 2018

Faith leaders call for urgent climate change action at Commonwealth heads of government meeting

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and other faith leaders urge Commonwealth heads to turn “words into action” on climate change.

18 April 2018

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.