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Building on success in 2019, Anglican women prepare for United Nations conference in 2020

Anglican women have been selected as the Anglican Communion’s delegation to the 64th annual meeting of the UNCSW, to be held in 2020.

25 November 2019

Anglican Communion advocacy manager receives United Nations award

A member of the Anglican Communion Office at the United Nations was awarded a Spirit of the United Nations award last week

30 October 2019

Episcopalians gather for Day of Lamentation amid calls for action against gun violence

Student-led demonstrations and events at Episcopal cathedrals and churches across the US marked a month since Florida school shooting.

15 March 2018

Historic New York chapel celebrates 250th anniversary

It pre-dates the founding of the United States of America by 10 years; and was the church of the country’s first president, George Washington.

28 October 2016

Services mark 15th anniversary of 9/11 terror attacks

The fifteenth anniversary of the world’s deadliest terror attack will be remembered in special services and events in New York City this weekend.

07 September 2016

Summit mobilises community to address human trafficking

Some 20 million people are refugees and 21 million are victims of human trafficking. St James’ Episcopal Church in Elmhurst, Queens, has held a day-conference to raise awareness of the issue and to hear from migrant workers who, having survived the clutches of human traffickers, have gone on to become advocates for other victims.

11 May 2016

'Women build peace' but their voices and stories have been ignored

For centuries and all over the world, women have always worked for peace and, while their skills are more needed now than ever, one peacemaker says women’s stories and their abilities have been discounted and erased.

17 March 2016

Anglican and Episcopal women at UN Commission on the Status of Women

A major international gathering of women is taking place in New York as the UN Commission on the Status of Women hears from communities around the globe on issues of sustainable development and gender-based violence. Amongst those taking part in the event are 22 Anglican women from 18 provinces.

14 March 2016

New York church helps human trafficking victims

Daisy, a 37-year-old mother, hasn’t seen her three children in more than seven-and-a-half years, since she left them in the care of her husband in the Philippines so that she could come to work cleaning hotel rooms in New York.

19 November 2015

Innovative homeless shelter and affordable housing complex breaks ground

Construction work is underway on an innovative new homeless project in New York which combines a 200-bed shelter providing crisis space for the homeless with 135 units of low-income housing, helping street-homeless people make the move from shelter to long-term home.

03 November 2015