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US-based Episcopal leaders offer pastoral responses in wake of Kavanaugh hearings

Leaders in the US-based Episcopal Church have responded to the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

04 October 2018

Faith leaders can be game-changers on gender violence, Australian-based British activist says

Faith leaders can play a vital role achieving change, the Diocese of Melbourne’s first Violence against Women program manager said.

16 August 2018

Tributes paid to Anglican women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion and the UN, Beth Adamson-Strauss.

14 August 2018

Mothers’ Union celebrates 70 years of serving “family, church and country” in Burundi

The Mothers’ Union in Burundi is celebrating the key role it has played in transforming individuals, families and communities since 1948.

02 August 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury urges British government to intervene on violence in Nigeria

Archbishop Justin Welby has asked the British government to support Nigeria to find a solution to the increasing violence in the country.

17 July 2018

Bishops’ ecumenical appeal for calm as riots hit Northern Ireland city of Londonderry

The Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops in Londonderry have urged parents in the city to use their influence to end ongoing riots.

13 July 2018

Bishops act following “dramatic and profoundly uncomfortable” #MeToo listening exercise

Bishops in the US-based Episcopal Church commit to seeking change after hearing personal stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation.

10 July 2018

Cape Town Archbishop welcomes easing of restrictions on sexual violence prosecutions

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba welcomes Constitutional Court decision to remove the statute of limitations on sexual assault cases.

14 June 2018

“Even the word ‘help’, I didn’t know how to say it” – abuse survivor tells her story

The Anglican Communion’s Safe Church Commission have met with survivors of abuse as they gathered in South Africa last month.

07 June 2018