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Human trafficking brings shame to humanity, UN Special Rapporteur tells an ecumenical consultation

[WCC] The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons, called human trafficking "a criminal activity, on rapid increase in the world".

07 April 2014

Refurbished medical clinic for refugees opens in Egypt

Anglican/Episcopal charity Refuge-Egypt have opened their newly refurbished Medical Clinic for African and Syrian refugees

25 March 2014

St Paul's banner to stay until asylum policies change

[Diocese of Melbourne] The St Paul’s Cathedral banner encouraging Melburnians to “fully welcome refugees” will remain until Australia's “inhumane and demeaning” asylum policies change, says the Dean of Melbourne

23 January 2014

Melbourne South Sudanese advise Anglican agency on conflict

Four South Sudanese who are elders in Anglican parishes in Melbourne yesterday became advisers to Anglican Overseas Aid 

15 January 2014

Archbishop Welby praises Hong Kong Anglicans

The Archbishop of Canterbury praised the Anglican Church in Hong Kong for its ‘impressive’ record of Christian witness and service, while visiting the Archbishop of Hong Kong this weekend.

29 October 2013

Churches advocate upholding human dignity of migrants

Migrants are reduced to mere commodities, traded and exchanged in the global market

14 October 2013

Alliance highlights scandal of migrants exploited by international recruitment agencies

The scandal of millions of migrants tricked into lives of servitude by multinational gangmasters is the focus for an Anglican Alliance briefing published today.

30 September 2013

Banner welcome for refugees at St Paul's Cathedral

A seven-metre banner has today been installed on one of the spires of St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne, proclaiming the words ‘Let’s Fully Welcome Refugees’.

08 August 2013

Australian bishop calls for "decent treatment" for asylum seekers

The chair of the Melbourne Anglican Social Responsibility Committee, the Rt Revd Philip Huggins, Assistant Bishop of the Northern Region of Melbourne, has called for asylum seekers in Australia to receive "decent treatment" from the Australian government.

26 July 2013

Anglicans tackle child trafficking in Zambia’s tourist capital

Zambia's Anglican Church, itself involved in preventing child abuse, has welcomed the partnership between Livingstone and the ILO

03 July 2013