The Anglican Alliance is encouraging the Provinces of the Communion to join in the call for the ambitious implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in all countries, for all people.
Based on articles by Matt Gardner for the Anglican Church of Canada and Diana Swift for Anglican Journal .
Canadian Anglicans were among both evacuees and responders as wildfires across Western Canada in the past months devastated huge swathes of forest and forced over 12,000 people from their homes.
Update 17 August 2015: According to UN OCHA, as of 14 August, more than 1.3 million people have been critically affected by monsoonal floods and landslides, and nearly 300,000 households have been or remain displaced. At least 106 people have died.
Athens, Saturday, 1 August, 7:30am. Armed with bags of sandwiches, Canon Malcolm Bradshaw, Anglican Senior Chaplain in the city, joins Captain Polis Pandelis of the Salvation Army and heads to a park close to Victoria Square where newly-arrived Afghan refugees have found temporary shelter in tents.
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.