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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

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

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Why the US-based Episcopal Church needs world Anglicanism

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Lent Resources from around the Anglican Communion

A collection of resources for Lent from the provinces, networks and agencies of the Anglican Communion and partner organisations.

Bishop of Maridi elected to lead the Province of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan

Bishop Justin Badi Arama has been elected as the new Primate of the Church of South Sudan, to succeed Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul.