The Freedom Sunday resource promotes a day of worship, prayer and action towards ending human trafficking / modern slavery. Together churches and faith groups have developed resources to raise awareness and mobilise their communities so that they can be united in their response to end the worldwide crime of modern slavery.
The Anglican Church in Ethiopia continues to assist South Sudanese refugees as intensified fighting is driving more people to seek safety outside the world’s newest nation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.