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ACOUN says Churches are “important partners of governments” to achieve gender justice

The Anglican Communion Office at the UN is urging world governments and international organisations to partner with churches.

13 November 2020

Leading anti-GBV campaigner Mandy Marshall to join the Anglican Communion Office team

Anti gender-based violence campaigner Mandy Marshall is to become the new Director for Gender Justice for the Anglican Communion.

05 December 2019

Voices of Fukushima power plant disaster victims strengthens call to ban nuclear energy

Japanese priests shared stories of suffering from victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster at forum for a Nuclear-Free World last week.

06 June 2019

Church of England investors hold oil companies to account on climate change

Two multinational oil companies were challenged and commended on their climate change targets by the Church of England this week.

24 May 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute as UK Prime Minister announces her resignation

Archbishop Justin Welby has expressed his “admiration and gratitude” to the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May who is stepping down.

24 May 2019

Irish bishops call for “respectful” debate over European elections and Brexit

Church of Ireland leaders call for Christians to lead the way with respectful discussion and engagement around Brexit and political changes.

17 May 2019

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019

Anglican Communion Secretary General pushes for peace in Nigeria’s Kaduna State

Anglican Communion Secretary General, Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has decried the “worrisome” levels of insecurity in parts of Kaduna.

18 April 2019

Anglican Church in Indian Ocean calls for Chagossians’ right of return to Diego Garcia

The Church of the Province of the Indian Ocean has expressed its solidarity with Chagossian people’s fight to return to their island homelands.

02 April 2019

Bishop concerned over asylum official’s “profound misunderstanding” of the Bible

A refusal letter sent by an official in Britain’s Home Office to an asylum seeker showed a “profound misunderstanding” of biblical texts.

22 March 2019