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Religious beliefs are 'core part of what it is to be human' - Abp Welby

Archbishop of Canterbury says freedom to practice religious beliefs must be protected

16 July 2015

WCC co-organises ecumenical training on women's rights advocacy

Participants equipped to hold governments accountable to UN conventions and member state resolutions

14 July 2015

Anglican agency: Seafarers facing trial in India after 625 days in detention

MV Seaman Guard Ohio crew not to be released as anticipated, cite ‘gross abuse of human rights’

06 July 2015

Anglican cathedral in Zanzibar to house anti-human trafficking centre

Restored Christ Church Cathedral to house centre raising awareness of modern-day slavery

03 July 2015

Reconciliation about reclaiming indigenous identity - Bp MacDonald

Indigenous peoples in Canada and elsewhere moving toward self-determination, says Anglican Indigenous bishop

24 June 2015

WCC Executive Committee speaks out on migrant crises

Members of international community have moral and legal duty to save lives of migrants in transit

17 June 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury marks 800th anniversary of Magna Carta

With vision of human dignity Magna Carta sets standard for our consideration of all human beings, says Abp Welby

16 June 2015

Anglicans helping families accept children with albinism in Tanzania

International Albinism Awareness Day to highlight need for education, protection from human rights abuses

12 June 2015

Carta Pastoral da Camara dos Bispos da IEAB

Uma Palavra ao Povo de Deus sobre a Conjuntura Nacional

18 May 2015

World Council of Churches: "Right to hope" despite climate change challenges

General secretary affirms call for UN Special Rapporteur on Climate Change and Human Rights

12 March 2015