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New Zealand primates say Church should be included in state abuse inquiry

The co-Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia says churches should be included in official abuse inquiry.

26 March 2018

Archbishops emphasise “crucial importance” of the Church being “a safe place for all”

Archbishops of Canterbury and York write pastoral letter after first hearing by Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse concludes.

26 March 2018

Anglican Church of Southern Africa seeks to “act more effectively” to abuse allegations

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has asked bishops in Southern Africa to establish diocesan advisory teams to handle allegations of abuse.

22 March 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury gives evidence to Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

A public inquiry examining institutional responses to child sexual abuse in England and Wales has heard from Archbishop Justin Welby.

21 March 2018

Oceania regional primates pledge united action on climate change and gender-based violence

Primates in the Oceania region have pledged to take concrete action in the fight against climate change and gender-based violence.

13 March 2018

Child Abuse inquiry begins public hearing into Church of England safeguarding failures

The statutory inquiry investigating child abuse in England and Wales has begun a public hearing into the C of E’s Diocese of Chichester.

05 March 2018

C of E says sorry for its response to child abuse allegations against Bishop George Bell

An independent review has been carried out into the way the Church of England handled allegations against Bishop George Bell.

15 December 2017

Royal Commission on responses to child sexual abuse makes recommendations in final report

Archbishop Philip Freier has thanked Australia’s Royal Commission into Child Sexual Abuse for helping the Church to “confront its failings”.

15 December 2017

Royal Commission criticises diocese and two former bishops over child safeguarding failures

The Australian diocese of Newcastle and two of its former bishops have been criticised for their “do nothing approach” on child abuse.

07 December 2017

Anglican commission begins work to develop global safeguarding procedures

Work has begun to make the Churches of the Anglican Communion safe places for children, young people and vulnerable adults.

15 November 2017

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.