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Anglican Communion inputs at Global Conference on Religion and Sustainable Development
21 July 2015
Representatives from the Anglican Communion were among the presenters at a recent landmark Global Conference on Religion and Sustainable Development held in Washington, DC that recognised the important contribution of faith partnerships.
Anglican cathedral in Zanzibar to join the fight against modern slavery
13 July 2015
The Anglican Alliance welcomes the Anglican Diocese of Zanzibar’s plan (ADZ) to create a centre at its renovated Christ Church Cathedral to raise awareness about the history of slavery in Zanzibar and current human trafficking realities in East Africa and worldwide.
Vanuatu communities rebuild and strengthen their resilience following Cyclone Pam
06 July 2015
In the four months since Tropical Cyclone Pam left a trail of destruction across the Vanuatu archipelago, the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) has been bringing emergency assistance to remote island communities – and encountering stories of resilience and rebuilding in the process.
Young South African Anglican joins international, multi-faith network of emerging faith leaders on climate action
06 July 2015
A young Anglican from South Africa is among those gathering in Rome from 27 June to 1 July to mobilise together in a new network calling for climate action by world leaders.
Anglican Alliance welcomes faith leadership on climate change action
29 June 2015
This June, world Christian leaders have made an inspirational call for decisive action on climate change. The Archbishop of Canterbury, with other faith leaders, signed the Lambeth Declaration and also spoke out together with the Ecumenical Patriarch on climate justice. In the same week, the Pope issued his landmark encyclical letter on ecology, reflecting on humanity's relationship with the planet and on issues of climate justice.
Episcopal Relief & Development partners with Texas dioceses on flood response
24 June 2015
Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal Dioceses of Texas and West Texas in response to severe flooding caused by weeks of heavy rain across the region.
Commonwealth Fellowship shares education skills and experience across the Communion
19 June 2015
The ability of Anglican schools to deliver quality education received a boost through the participation of three Anglican education leaders and their churches’ companion dioceses in the Commonwealth Professional Fellowship Scheme.
Join the Anglican Alliance on the People's Pilgrimage to Paris
17 June 2015
Anglican Alliance co-Director, Andy Bowerman, is joining the People’s Pilgrimage to Paris to encourage world leaders to take decisive action on climate change when they meet in Paris in December. People are being encouraged to sign up from all over the globe – and if at all possible they are being asked to walk or ride to the French capital. Here Andy Bowerman gives some personal reflections on why he is joining the pilgrimage.
Bond Awards honour innovative, collaborative development work
05 June 2015
The Anglican Alliance was on hand to celebrate inspiring examples of international development work as the 2015 Bond Awards were conferred at King’s Palace in London on 1st June 2015.
South Sudanese Episcopalian shortlisted for international development award
03 June 2015
Harriet Baka, Mothers' Union provincial coordinator for the Episcopal Church of Sudan and South Sudan (ECSSS), was shortlisted for the 2015 Bond Humanitarian Award in recognition for her tireless work for peace and sustainable development in her country.