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Porvoo church leaders discuss the Church’s voice in the public square

Climate change, Brexit and digital media under discussion as leaders from the Porvoo Communion churches gathered in Portugal.

24 October 2019

South American bishops call governments to implement zero deforestation

Eight Anglican, South American bishops have issued a statement calling for international governments to implement zero deforestation.

02 October 2019

Anglican bishops and clergy back youth Climate Strike

Bishops from the Anglican Communion gave their support to the Global Climate Strike protest, inspired by teenage activist Greta Thunberg.

24 September 2019

Bishop of the Bahamas calls hurricane a ‘national tragedy’

The impact of Hurricane Dorian has been worse than imagined, according to the Bishop of the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Island.

24 September 2019

States must listen to churches over peace-building

Governments should acknowledge role of churches in peace-building, according to the Anglican Communion’s representative at the UN.

18 September 2019

Churches urged to join in World Day of Prayer for Creation

Green Anglicans are urging churches to mark the start of the 'Season of Creation' by joining the World Creation Day of Prayer (01/09/2019)

15 August 2019

Climate award for World Council of Churches youth project

An inter-church youth project engaged in climate change initiatives has won an international award for tackling climate change.

12 July 2019

Bishop says UK government’s new climate change goal will benefit the poorest

A new goal to cut greenhouse gas emission in the UK to almost zero by 2050 has been welcomed by the C of E’s lead bishop on the environment.

14 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

Church of England national investment bodies strengthen ethical engagement with companies

The national investment bodies of the Church of England have announced a series of success stories with its stakeholder engagement. 

05 March 2019