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Webinar to discuss Churches’ global birth registration campaign

The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.

16 November 2017

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with a new discernment group.

01 August 2017

Vibrant youth work spreading discipleship in Katanga Diocese, DRC

“It is a great honour to let you know that the youth department supervises about 6000 young people who actively participate in the growth of discipleship in the Anglican diocese of Katanga, within the Province of Congo, writes Raphael Mukendi, the diocesan youth co-ordinator.

20 July 2017

Celebrating every child: healthy timing and spacing of pregnancy

The Revd Gabriel Anyiko Owino is an Anglican priest in Siaya County, Kenya. He has combined a faith approach with family planning information and has been encouraging couples to think about safe spacing of pregnancies so that every birth can be a healthy event for mother and baby, and every child is celebrated. Here, he writes about his experience.

19 July 2017

Children speak at Geneva event about being affected by violence

The World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that Churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children.

19 June 2017

Humanitarian work in Gaza and peace efforts in South Sudan recognised in Archbishop of Canterbury's awards

More than 35 people from around the world have been recognised with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace.

14 June 2017

New Co-ordinator for the International Anglican Family Network

The International Anglican Family Network (IAFN), has appointed a new Co-ordinator, Deacon Angela Morrison, who will be taking over from Dr Sally Thompson, recently retired from the role after a quarter of a century.

07 February 2017

Episcopalians part of coalition to mobilize faith leaders to improve child, maternal health

Episcopal Relief & Development committed to creating lasting change for generations to come

29 September 2015

WCC and UNICEF sign global partnership to promote children's rights

Initial focus on issues of violence against children and climate change

21 September 2015

WCC hosts seminar on preventing violence against children

Church in position to bring transformation, says WCC associate general secretary

01 September 2015

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

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.