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Inside the exiled South Sudanese diocese of Kajo-Keji

The population of Kajo-Keji have been exiled to Uganda following the arrival of South Sudan's brutal civil war to the district.

12 April 2017

Crucified migrants sculpture highlights the plight of refugees

St Paul’s Cathedral in Bendigo, in the Australian state of Victoria, is displaying an artwork depicting crucified migrants in the run-up to Easter.

12 April 2017

TEC to cut refugee support network after US immigration changes

Episcopal Migration Ministries – the refugee resettlement programme of the US-based Episcopal Church – is to cut its 31-member affiliate network by six next year. The move is because of changes in US immigration policy which will reduce the number of refugees resettling in the USA by more than half.

05 April 2017

Church of Ireland Refugee Working Groups Launch Resource on Supporting Asylum Seekers and Refugees

The Church of Ireland’s Refugee Working Groups have launched a new resource on supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

15 March 2017

Episcopal Church in USA requests donations for its refugee fundraising campaign

Episcopal Migration Ministries, the refugee resettlement agency of the US-based Episcopal Church, is calling for support for its “Stand to Support Refugees” initiative: a fundraising campaign to maintain a strong, viable ministry network to welcome those fleeing war, violence and persecution.

14 March 2017

Archbishop Mouneer criticises US immigration restrictions

Archbishop Mouneer Hanna Anis, Primate of the Anglican Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, has described President Trump’s decision to restrict entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority nations as a “naive” solution based on “generalisation and discrimination.”

14 February 2017

The Archbishop of Canterbury expresses shock over child migrant change

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is shocked and saddened over a government decision to end a scheme to let unaccompanied migrant children in to the UK. 

10 February 2017

Australian Bishop calls for asylum seeker amnesty

Bishop Philip Huggins of the Anglican Diocese of Melbourne has called on the Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, to bring asylum seekers still languishing in offshore detention to Australia.

03 February 2017

Anglican Mission Agencies united against US immigration changes

Several Anglican mission agencies have put out a joint statement expressing “profound concern” at President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

01 February 2017

Churches wade in on US immigration row

Church leaders react to President Trump's restrictions on travel to the United States

31 January 2017

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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.