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Royal Commission criticises diocese and two former bishops over child safeguarding failures

Fri, 08/12/2017 - 01:08

The Australian diocese of Newcastle and two of its former bishops have been criticised for their “do nothing approach” on child abuse.

Paper-based social-media campaign links Anglicans against gender-based violence

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 21:47

Anglicans worldwide are using a simple paper-based social-media campaign to mark 16-Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

Adviento en Instagram: vea el mundo anglicano y episcopal celebrar y participe

Sat, 02/12/2017 - 02:28

ACNS está lanzando un nuevo servicio de Instagram, que muestra cómo los anglicanos de todo el mundo están experimentando Adviento.

Advento no Instagram: veja o mundo anglicano e episcopal celebrar e junte-se a ele

Sat, 02/12/2017 - 02:28

ACNS is launching a new Instagram service, showcasing how Anglicans around the world are experiencing Advent and Christmas.

Advent on Instagram: see the Anglican world celebrate and join in!

Sat, 02/12/2017 - 02:28

ACNS is launching a new Instagram service, showcasing how Anglicans around the world are experiencing Advent and Christmas.

Lusophone Network work towards annual Anglican Communion-wide Day of Prayer

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 02:57

Delegates at the Lusophone Network meeting in Porto have set out plans to focus on four key areas as they seek to develop the group.

A Rede Lusófona trabalha para um Dia de Oração anual em toda a Comunhão Anglicana

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 02:57

Delegates at the Lusophone Network meeting in Porto have set out plans to focus on four key areas as they seek to develop the group.

Australian churches call for resettlement of Manus Island refugees

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 16:39

Three ecumenical groups are urging the Australian Government to re-settle refugees formerly housed in the Manus Island refugee camp.

Former Archbishop of Canterbury invites faith leaders to join 16-Days of Activism

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 03:56

Rowan Williams gives his backing to the 16-Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence in a video message for Christian Aid.

Richness and challenges for “A Communion within the Communion”

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 03:35

The challenges and opportunities facing Portuguese-speaking Anglican Churches has been the focus of the Lusophone Network conference.

Riqueza e desafios para a “comunhão dentro da comunhão”

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 03:35

Os desafios e as oportunidades que enfrentam as Igrejas anglicanas de língua portuguesa tem sido o foco da conferência da Rede Lusófona.

Victorian euthanasia vote a cause for lament, says Australian primate

Fri, 24/11/2017 - 02:50

The upper house of the state parliament in Victoria has approved a Bill to legalise assisted suicide despite a campaign by church leaders.

Episcopal delegation to COP23 encouraged by talk of taking action on climate change

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 17:56

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church have spent two weeks providing a faith-presence at the UN climate change summit.

Mothers’ Union use 16-Days to Break the Silence, Lift the Shame, and Shift the Blame

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 21:08

Archbishop Welby urges Christians to “stand up and speak out for justice” in support of an MU campaign against gender-based violence.

Global online advent calendar opens the door to prayer for fourth successive year

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 20:16

The online advent calendar AdventWord, which draws together people’s prayers and meditations around a daily theme, is to operate again.

Euthanasia rejected in one Australian state, debate rages in another

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 23:59

The state parliament of New South Wales has rejected a bill to legalise euthanasia; while a debate in Victoria was adjourned until Tuesday.

Fijian churches unite to “Break the Silence” on violence against women

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 04:02

Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.

Webinar to discuss Churches’ global birth registration campaign

Fri, 17/11/2017 - 01:39

The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.

Anglican commission begins work to develop global safeguarding procedures

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 22:17

Work has begun to make the Churches of the Anglican Communion safe places for children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Call for protected freedom of speech after Australians vote “yes” to same-sex marriage

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 21:57

Australia’s Parliament has begun the process of legalising same-sex marriage after a resounding “yes” to the proposal in a plebiscite.

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