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(Top left to bottom right) The Rev'd Rachel Mash, The Right Rev'd Marinez Rosa dos Santos Bassotto, The Rev'd Christine Benoit, The Rev'd Jacynthia Murphy, Martha Spence, Florence Anyango Oduor, The Rev'd Rachel Taber-Hamilton, Clagel Nellas

Anglicans set to highlight climate justice at UN Commission on Status of Women

A delegation of women from across the Anglican Communion are preparing to represent the Church again at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, to be held next month…Women are often the first to go hungry when food is low, carry the greatest burden in sourcing water or fuel and are more likely to die in natural disasters


Primates write to Special Session of the World Health Assembly following Primates’ Meeting

The Primates of the Anglican Communion have called on the Special Session of the World Health Assembly to be bold and courageous in its plans for an international agreement and treaty on global health emergency preparedness and response, calling for the need to address and improve both equity in the distribution of vaccines and education to counter vaccine hesitancy around the globe


“Heeding the Call of Indigenous Peoples”: Anglican Communion co-hosts official COP26 side event

This event, organised by the World Council of Churches, the Interfaith Rainforest Initiative, the Episcopal Church, Religions for Peace and the Anglican Communion, featured key religious and Indigenous leaders from diverse traditions. It was an opportunity for religious leaders across faiths to highlight the urgent need to recognise the rights and spiritualities of Indigenous peoples, and how important they are to “achieving the goals of the Paris climate agreement”