Anglicans in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are supporting communities as they return to daily life in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak that killed nearly 11,300 people, the Anglican Alliance has learned from church leaders in the region.
From 2-23 October 2015, church and community members from San Joaquin in California are cycling through the diocese to raise awareness about how people can network to challenge human trafficking.
As world leaders adopt Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations post-2015 agenda summit today, faith leaders are urging their communities to play their part to ensure that the Goals move from policy to action to transform the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable while also tackling climate change.
The refugee crisis is top of the agenda as the Anglican Alliance holds its first-ever European regional consultation in Wales this week.
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.