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Anglican Church of Burundi and UNICEF mobilise young people for peace building efforts

The Anglican Church of Burundi, in collaboration with UNICEF, have conducted an intensive training course for young people in peace building and social cohesion.

20 April 2020

Mexican churches act together to support families in their campaign for missing relatives

The Anglican and Roman Catholic Churches in Mexico have joined forces to support families who are campaigning for the return of some 60,000 missing people.

18 February 2020

Anglican Churches around the world add voices to 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

Anglicans around the world have been adding their voices to the 16 days of activism against gender violence which ended this week.

12 December 2019

Alarm after Philippine government links churches with communist terror groups

Episcopal Church bishops in the Philippines have criticised their government for naming the National Council of Churches in the Philippines

13 November 2019

Minnesota faith leaders call for bishop’s name to be removed from immigration building

Clergy from the US Episcopal church joined immigration activists last week outside a federal building where deportation orders are issued.

06 November 2019

Protecting the rights of children is our responsibility says Archbishop

Religious communities have a responsibility and vital role to play in protecting the rights of children and preventing violence against them.

03 October 2019

OHCHR Committee to hear of Anglican efforts to combat human trafficking around the world

Efforts by Anglicans to tackle human trafficking in Ghana, Hong Kong, the US and the UK will be reported to the UN in Geneva this week.

19 February 2019

Tributes paid to Pakistan human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir who died yesterday

The Christian Conference of Asia has paid tribute to the internationally renowned Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir.

12 February 2018

Asian ecumenical group describes “grave human rights violations” in West Papua

A pastoral team from the Christian Conference of Asia are reporting “grave human rights violations and repression” of West Papuans.

12 December 2017

Human Rights award for ACC Standing Committee member

Bishop Jane Alexander will be honoured by the University of Alberta next week for her work in "local and international human rights”.

20 September 2017