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Archbishop urges reduction in water usage as Cape Town taps set to be turned off

Water taps in Cape Town could be switched off on 16 April, dubbed “Day Zero”, unless efforts to reduce usage are achieved.

05 February 2018

African Christians study water, food and climate justice in WCC Eco-School

Young Anglicans were among an ecumenical group of Christians from across Africa who took part in a WCC Eco-School on Water, Food and Climate Justice.

15 August 2017

Peninsula Paddle opens up the blue-green veins of the city

A Cape Town Anglican has devised an innovative way of drawing attention to the industrial and domestic pollution that poisons his city’s waterways.

01 August 2017

Water access in Zimbabwe key theme at roundtable discussion

A roundtable discussion on Zimbabwe has taken place at Lambeth Palace, drawing together, amongst others, the Bishop of Matabeleland, a representative of the British Foreign Office and a water supply expert who has worked extensively in a number of African countries.

24 May 2017

Water: global conference at Trinity Church Wall Street in New York

The demand for water is expected to increase 55 percent by 2030 and at the same time global water resources may only meet 60 percent of the world’s needs. 

27 March 2017

Archbishop of Cape Town speaks out about water "inequality"

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has said the problem of water supply and sanitation illustrates why South Africa “is one of the most unequal countries in the world.”

07 February 2017

Water protectors and supporters rejoice over victory for Native Americans

The US government has said it will not allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe, the drinking water source for the Standing Rock Sioux Nation.

06 December 2016

Presiding Bishop’s concern over Standing Rock pipe protest policing

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has expressed his concern over the policing of protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

02 December 2016

Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s protest camp hit by snow and legal storms

The Church’s solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation remains resolute after nine days of emotional events in the campaign to protect the tribe’s land and water supply.

29 November 2016

Church called to stand with Standing Rock Sioux Nation over oil pipe protest

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church are being asked to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

31 October 2016

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Archbishop Masimango Katanda previews Lambeth Conference 2020

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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