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Anglican Church of Australia to research domestic violence in Anglican-affiliated families

The Anglican Church of Australia begins domestic violence research as part of its role “in promoting healthy, respectful relationships”.

14 November 2018

US-based Episcopal leaders offer pastoral responses in wake of Kavanaugh hearings

Leaders in the US-based Episcopal Church have responded to the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

04 October 2018

Female Australian Christian leaders unite to advocate on justice issues

An ecumenical group of female leaders from Australia are in the capital Canberra to advocate for justice and care for the world’s poor.

26 September 2018

Faith leaders can be game-changers on gender violence, Australian-based British activist says

Faith leaders can play a vital role achieving change, the Diocese of Melbourne’s first Violence against Women program manager said.

16 August 2018

Tributes paid to Anglican women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death

Tributes have been paid to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion and the UN, Beth Adamson-Strauss.

14 August 2018

Mothers’ Union celebrates 70 years of serving “family, church and country” in Burundi

The Mothers’ Union in Burundi is celebrating the key role it has played in transforming individuals, families and communities since 1948.

02 August 2018

Bishop steers marriage registration Bill through Parliamentary process

Bishop Alan Smith of St Albans becomes first C of E bishop in 20 years to steer legislation through House of Lords in Britain’s Parliament.

24 July 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Bishops act following “dramatic and profoundly uncomfortable” #MeToo listening exercise

Bishops in the US-based Episcopal Church commit to seeking change after hearing personal stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation.

10 July 2018

Cape Town Archbishop welcomes easing of restrictions on sexual violence prosecutions

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba welcomes Constitutional Court decision to remove the statute of limitations on sexual assault cases.

14 June 2018