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Damning verdict on response to child abuse in Australia

Royal Commission examining allegations of child sexual abuse in Australia has delivered a damning verdict on a system which enabled a culture of abuse to flourish.

13 February 2017

Archbishop of Perth retires early after safeguarding failings

The Archbishop of Perth, Roger Herft, is to take early retirement, he said yesterday (Thursday).

16 December 2016

Independent body to investigate sex abuse complaints

Complaints of church-based sexual abuse in Australia’s internal province of Victoria will be investigated by an independent body with its own board of directors.

24 October 2016

Church in Wales invests in new safeguarding strategy

A new safeguarding strategy to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults will be launched by the Church in Wales tomorrow (Wednesday).

13 September 2016

Cathedral deans express grief over clergy-led abuse

The deans of Australia’s cathedrals have expressed grief at hurt and trauma caused by clergy and church workers after discussing the issue during their conference in Townsville.

09 August 2016

Welsh churches unite in forum to safeguard children and vulnerable adults

The Church in Wales has joined with other Christian denominations in the country as well as expert and survivor organisations in a new forum to safeguard children and vulnerable adults and to ensure that all churches in Wales are safe places for them.

23 March 2016

C of E offers unreserved apology for abuse committed by bishop

The Church of England has spoken of its “deep shame and regret” this afternoon after a former diocesan bishop was sentenced to 36 months in prison after admitting a series of abuse offences against 18 young men.

07 October 2015

Church of England synod approves safeguarding legislation

Aim to face up to past abuses, implement prevention measures at every level of church life

13 July 2015

Anglican Safe Church Network welcomes Australian bishop's vow to deal with past abuses

Bishop of Newcastle says diocese is ‘determined’ to address past abuse in order to shape ‘healthy future’

23 June 2015

CofE, Methodists committed to safeguarding collaboration

The two Churches remain committed to joint working on safeguarding but "changes are needed in the light of new demands".

26 August 2014

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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.