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Kuala Lumpur forum proposes Peace internships

The Anglican Alliance regional forum has agreed plans to support people affected by conflict, migration and HIV and Aids in east and south east Asia

21 June 2013

Abp Justin: On World Refugee Day

The Archbishop of Canterbury on why Christians urgently need to reach out in love to the millions suffering the tragedy of refugee life

20 June 2013

New UN, faith-based NGO guidelines on welcoming displaced people

New principles to help faith leaders to respond to refugees and displaced people to be unveiled

12 June 2013

Archbishop Driver: "Extended detention immoral and abusive"

Adelaide’s Anglican Archbishop Jeffrey Driver has urged the Federal Government to ensure children are not housed at a new permanent detention facility on Manus Island.

15 May 2013

Asylum seeker comments "fear-mongering"

Asylum seeker comments "fear-mongering"

The Chair of the Brisbane Anglican Diocesan Social Responsibilities Committee, The Very Reverend Dr Peter Catt, today spoke out strongly against immigration spokesman Scott Morrison's demands for ‘behaviour protocols’ for asylum seekers.

28 February 2013

More funds for Syrian refugees

[By Marites N. Sison Anglicanjournal] The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has contributed $20,000 to assist about 5,000 Syrian families in the Qalamoun area who have been displaced by the ongoing violence in their country.

06 February 2013

Tools for the Sudan project to bring a new beginning for refugees

Tools for the Sudan project to bring a new beginning for refugees

[St. George's Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia] “..Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day but teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for years.  Give a boy/man the right tools and there is no stopping him!”

29 January 2013

Protection of uprooted people is integral to religions

Protection of uprooted people is integral to religions

The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary welcomed the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Dialogue on Protection Challenges with the theme of "Faith and Protection" which was held 12-13 December 2012 at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

14 December 2012

World Council of Churches conference demands 'justice and dignity' for migrant workers

World Council of Churches conference demands 'justice and dignity' for migrant workers

With millions of people on the move in today's world, a recent World Council of Churches (WCC) conference in Manila discussed migration from a Christian theological perspective. They explored how ‘dignity and justice’ can become a reality for migrant workers and communities.

14 November 2012

The story of Lisa, a domestic helper in Hong Kong

The story of Lisa, a domestic helper in Hong Kong

Lisa is a 28 year old Indonesian Domestic Worker in Hong Kong. Since they are poor and her parents are hard up in raising their family, she had been forced to work at a very young age. She has two other siblings, the younger one she had to support to attend school.

24 October 2012