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Church of England anti-slavery initiative wins government backing

The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery programme, the Clewer Initiative.

17 October 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury backs “sex-workers” charity

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given his backing to a charity set up to support women involved in the “sex industry”.

14 August 2017

Refuge for trafficked children on track to open next year

A new Anglican-run community shelter to provide a home for trafficked children is on course to open next year in Accra, Ghana.

03 August 2017

Canadian Anglicans step up fight against human trafficking

The Anglican Church of Canada is taking another step forward in its fight against human trafficking and modern slavery with a new discernment group.

01 August 2017

Conference in New Zealand on human trafficking

Anglicans in New Zealand are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation is infiltrating Kiwi life and to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off. 

17 July 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury and Ecumenical Patriarch commit to tackling modern slavery

The Archbishop of Canterbury and His All-Holiness Bartholomew of Constantinople have pledged to fight modern slavery in its various forms.

08 February 2017

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry leads reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

A week-long Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage to Ghana will focus on reconciliation, visiting cities and sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade.

19 January 2017

Australian religious leaders call for action on modern slavery

The Primate of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has joined other religious leaders in Australia in calling for a new law to tackle modern slavery.

07 December 2016

Zanzibar's Christ Church Cathedral opens slave-trade heritage centre

Christ Church Anglican Cathedral stands in Stone Town as a symbol of remembrance to the men, women and children taken from East Africa and sold into slavery.

24 June 2016

Equipping churches to respond to Human Trafficking

Representatives from Anglican and Salvation Army churches across Africa met in Cape Town last week to share insights and build a common vision on how to tackle human trafficking and modern day slavery.

01 June 2016

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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.