“We don’t want people to throw money at us and say, ‘That’s the money, now fix your problem’. What we really need is their understanding, to put their feet in our shoes and really understand how we are affected by the ocean, how we are affected by the wind, how we are affected by the rain and by the sun.”
The Episcopal Church invite all to participate in a live webcast on Tuesday 24 March at 6pm GMT to kick off 30 Days of Action, which will culminate on Earth Day (22 April). Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will present the keynote address.
The Anglican Alliance have been awarded their fourth Commonwealth Professional Fellowship Scheme, bringing four Anglican leaders in education to the UK for a seven-week cultural and learning experience.
On Friday 13 March, the Global, United States and South Africa We Will Speak Out coalitions co-hosted a parallel event, titled “Global Faith Perspectives on Sexual and Gender Based Violence”, at the 59th United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.
Article from the Anglican Communion News Service.
The Diocese of Machakos is fundraising to support its outreach and development programmes, including its ‘Widows and Orphans’ school fees and feeding program, health clinics, church-community projects, and support for people living with disabilities.
Cyclone Pam struck the islands of Vanuatu in the Pacific with devastating force on Friday night (13 March 2015), ravaging many communities. As the Anglican Alliance, we encourage the Communion to come together at this time in prayer and support as the Church helps people affected by this tragic disaster.
In terrible bomb blasts, two churches in Lahore were attacked during their Sunday services yesterday, 15 March 2015. The Primate of The Church of Pakistan (United) has been joined by other voices from around the Anglican Communion and wider world in condemning the attacks and calling for a prayerful response.
As the terrible torment of the Syrian people continues into its fifth year, the #withSyria coalition of international agencies calls on world leaders to fulfil their commitments to bring an end to the conflict and suffering.
At a high-level round table meeting in Washington, DC, the Anglican Alliance shared on significant research on conflict prevention that has been conducted in collaboration with the University of Coventry and the Archbishop of Canterbury’s reconciliation ministry.
Revd Terrie Robinson, Director for Women in Church & Society at the Anglican Communion Office, reports from New York where a delegation of 19 Anglican Communion women are calling for strong action to remove blocks to gender equality.