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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

Vienna pioneers safeguarding training day

Anglicans travelled from around Europe to Vienna for training on how to make churches safer for all

10 September 2013

Grafton Diocese apologises to children's home victims

The Anglican Diocese of Grafton has apologised to victims who suffered abuse over decades at a church-run children's home.

05 September 2013

CofE Synod offers apology to abuse victims

The General Synod has apologised for the failure of the Church of England's systems to protect children, young people, and vulnerable adults from physical and sexual abuse

08 July 2013

Bishops' statements on women bishops and safeguarding

The bishops of the Church of England today issued two statements on women bishops and safeguarding

 

23 May 2013

Safe church consultation to be held in Africa, following CAPA request

The Anglican Communion's newest network, the Safe Church Network, has announced it is planning a conference in Africa for 2014 around how to make churches safer for vulnerable people. 

01 November 2012

Global Anglican body urges members to adopt safe church charter

A meeting of Anglicans from around the world unanimously voted to call on their Churches to adopt and implement a charter protecting vulnerable people.

30 October 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury sets up enquiry into child protection policies

Archbishop of Canterbury sets up enquiry into child protection policies

The Archbishop of Canterbury today set up an enquiry into the operation of the diocesan child protection policies in the Diocese of Chichester.

23 December 2011

Church abuse the biggest stumbling block to Christian belief, survey finds

Church abuse the biggest stumbling block to Christian belief, survey finds

Church abuse is the chief obstacle to Australians believing in Christianity, according to a national online survey of more than 1000 people conducted by a Christian media group.

18 November 2011

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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.