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Seafarer reunions, COVID-19 vaxing, a new partnership and centre and the passing of a beloved chaplain

“In late January, seafarer shore leave restrictions were lifted after 18 months. So our doors reopened, and a welcoming message was sent out to all agents and ships inviting seafarers back to visit, play pool, connect with families via Wi-Fi or just enjoy the gardens, the birds and the local shops. In conjunction with this, we have teamed up with a local pharmacy in Wynnum and Queensland Health COVID-19 Vaccination Program providers to facilitate vaccinations for seafarers,” says Mission To Seafarers President, Captain Ross Nicholls

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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

People in the Sri Lankan capital, Colombo
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Anglican Church of Ceylon calls for urgent action from UN Human Rights Council

“The Anglican Church of Ceylon is increasingly concerned by the deterioration of human rights in Sri Lanka. They have highlighted the polarisation of institutions and society, the politicisation of the vaccination efforts, the militarisation of politics and other institutions, and government crackdowns on peaceful protestors”