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South Sudanese Church leaders shifts sexual violence stigma from victims to perpetrators

Christian leaders in South Sudan join forces in statement to mark the International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.

18 June 2021

Secretary General and other Christian leaders unite against “spiral of violence” in Colombia

International group of church leaders join forces in ecumenical effort to urge President Iván Duque Marquéz to end violence in Colombia.

20 May 2021

Primate of South Sudan urges prayer for Bishop of Abyei after “barbaric attack” at Dungob Alei

Archbishop Justin Badi Arama calls for “an end to this senseless violence ... in a country where Christians and Muslims live side by side”.

18 May 2021

Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem calls for global prayer following eruption of violence

Archbishop Hosam Naoum calls on members of the Anglican Communion, and all Christians, to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

17 May 2021

Anglicans in Kenya donate sanitary and hygiene supplies for survivors of sexual violence

Anglicans in Kenya recently donated sanitary and hygiene supplies to police service gender desks for survivors of sexual violence.

10 May 2021

Archbishop Howard Gregory says church must acknowledge role in violence against women

Archbishop Howard Gregory calls for Jamaican church to accept that some of its practices are used to justify violence against women.

12 April 2021

Gunman killed by police on steps of Saint John the Divine Cathedral Church in New York

Gunman opened fire as worshippers left a Christmas concert at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York on Sunday.

15 December 2020

16 Days: global ecumenical voices ring strongly against gender-based violence

As “16 Days Against Gender-Based Violence” drew to a close, churches expressed prayerful determination to keep carrying the message.

14 December 2020

Gender-Based Violence: Anglican Communion plans webinar series during 16 Days of Activism

A social media campaign, webinars and an interview with Archbishop Thabo Makgoba are planned for the 16 Days of Activism.

23 November 2020

Bishop’s wife and church secretary released by kidnappers in Nigeria

Kidnappers release two Anglican women after more than a week in captivity

31 March 2020