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Euthanasia rejected in one Australian state, debate rages in another

Anglican News - 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

Anglican News - 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

Anglican News - 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

Anglican News - 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

Anglican News - 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.

Multilingual Freedom Sunday resources released by the Anglican Alliance

Anglican News - Sat, 11/11/2017 - 01:43

Many churches recognise Freedom Sunday on 2 December as part of increased efforts to tackle human trafficking and modern slavery.

From Waikato to Leeds: Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley moves diagonally

Anglican News - Fri, 10/11/2017 - 22:49

The Bishop of Waikato in New Zealand is to return to her roots after being named as the new Bishop of Ripon in the C of E’s Diocese of Leeds.

Compass Rose Society launches $10 million Anglican Communion endowment

Anglican News - Thu, 09/11/2017 - 19:35

A society which supports the work of the Anglican Communion is creating a $10 million investment fund to further aid the Communion’s work.

Anglicans urge leaders to push ahead with action on climate change

Anglican News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 19:59

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is joining Anglicans from around the world in urging world leaders to take action on climate change.

40 years of women’s priestly ministry celebrated in New Zealand

Anglican News - Wed, 08/11/2017 - 03:24

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first ordination of women in the Province.

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