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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

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Caring for each other and staying connected during this challenging time

“Historically, in times of social need, the Church has always made a significant contribution to caring for and protecting others, and the current pandemic situation is no different. While there may be many usual activities and services that we cannot continue in the coming months, with creativity and planning we will have a key role to play,” says Archbishop Phillip Aspinall

Archbishop Phillip Aspinall (Anglican Diocese of Brisbane), Bishop Keith Joseph (Anglican Diocese of North Queensland) and Archbishop Mark Coleridge (Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane)
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Anglican and Catholic Churches testify before euthanasia inquiry

Last Friday, Archbishop Phillip Aspinall was joined by the Anglican Bishop for North Queensland, Bishop Keith Joseph, and the Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane’s Archbishop Mark Coleridge, in advocating before the Queensland Parliamentary Committee Inquiry hearing into aged care, end-of-life and palliative care and voluntary assisted dying