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Anglicans join other faith leaders in global advocacy to UN for internally displaced people

The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has joined other faith leaders in calling on governments to support the world’s IDPs.

20 September 2018

Former Archbishop of Canterbury invites faith leaders to join 16-Days of Activism

Rowan Williams gives his backing to the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in a video message for Christian Aid.

27 November 2017

Prayer and action following Sierra Leone landslides

Mass burial ceremonies for the victims of this week’s catastrophic landslides in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown have begun.

17 August 2017

Pray for peace and peace-builders as half a million children starve in Yemen

The Anglican Alliance is encouraging Anglicans to respond to emergency appeals by Christian agencies responding to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

23 December 2016

Welsh Christians offer practical support for refugees

Christians in Wales have raised more than £20,000 GBP in their sponsored walk from Bethlehem to Egypt – the Welsh village and hamlet that share the names of their more famous counterparts.

20 December 2016

Welsh Christians walk from Bethlehem to Egypt for refugees

A group of Welsh Christians are walking from Bethlehem to Egypt to raise funds for Christian Aid’s work with refugees and displaced people around the world.

07 December 2016

Media challenged over portrayal of refugees

Church leaders in Wales have joined forces to call on the country’s media to change the way they report on refugees.

18 August 2016

Churches respond to on-going violence in South Sudan

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has lamented the latest escalation of violence in Juba, South Sudan.

20 July 2016

War-ravaged northern Iraq needs our help

In August 2014, the Anglican Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, together with the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, who was visiting Australia at the time, launched Anglican Overseas Aid’s Northern Iraq crisis appeal in August 2014. The Melbourne Anglican’s Chris Shearer visited northern Iraq to see how the money has been spent.

03 May 2016

Syria: Blankets will not stop bombs

Blankets will not stop bombs, Christian Aid has warned, at the conclusion of a conference that has secured $10 billion [US Dollars, approximately £7 million GBP] of pledges in humanitarian aid for victims of the Syrian crisis.

05 February 2016