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Mothers’ Union calls members to show love for prisoners and families this week

Mothers’ Union members are being invited to focus their prayers around prisoners, prison staff and the families of prisoners this week.

17 October 2019

Aboriginal Anglicans welcome youth detention abuse review

Australia’s national body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Anglicans has welcomed an investigation into abuse in a youth detention centre.

18 August 2016

Primate welcomes investigation into youth detention

The Primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has welcomed a Royal Commission investigation into youth detention in the Northern Territory.

05 August 2016

Government and Christians pray for prisoners in Zambia

The vice president of Zambia will be the guest of honour at an ecumenical prayer service for prisoners and inmates in Lusaka’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross next week.

08 July 2016

London church evangelism tool reaches 20,000 prisoners worldwide

An evangelism course produced by an Anglican church in London has proved a hit with prisoners, as more than 20,000 inmates completed the course over the past 12 months.

04 January 2016

New Braille Church of Ireland songbook does double duty

Special hymnal version contributes to engagement of blind, partially sighted parishioners and rehabilitation of prisoners

27 August 2015

Nigeria: Bishop Idowu-Fearon frees inmates

Diocese of Kaduna leader secures release of prisoners to mark his 25th anniversary as bishop

01 May 2015

Archbishop Welby licenses Prison Chaplain-General

Archbishop Justin Welby licensed the Revd Canon Michael Kavanagh as Prisons Chaplain in a service at Lambeth Palace today.

14 October 2014

Church speaks for inmates detained without charge

The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Diocese on the Niger, has appointed a legal team to assist in giving a free legal aid to inmates of Onitsha prison

01 August 2014

Egypt: New prison ministry in Alexandria

The Anglican Church in Egypt has recently started a new prison ministry in Alexandria

06 June 2014