Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has announced the upcoming Lambeth Conference will now be held in 2022, due to the public health, travel and economic restrictions arising from the Covid 19 pandemic.
Jocelyn Armstrong, who is Co-Chair of Aotearoa New Zealand’s Religious Diversity Centre, received the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Hubert Walter Award this week, in recognition of her “outstanding contribution to interfaith relations in New Zealand."
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More than 60 Bishops and Archbishops from around the Anglican Communion have spoken out to condemn the disproportionate impact of climate change and environmental destruction on Black and indigenous people’s lives – and to call for justice.
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The Anglican Consultative Council and Anglican Alliance and have issued a new resource to equip churches to recognise and take action to prevent domestic abuse in their communities under Covid 19 lockdown conditions.
Archbishop Philip Richardson has preached to the Communion on the power of love this week, in the Anglican Communion Office weekly online service prepared to serve communities in lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Gender Justice Network of the Anglican Communion has joined a call to governments and faith-based organisations to develop COVID-19 policies that reduce gender-based discrimination and violence under pandemic conditions.
The Anglican Indigenous Network has expressed concern to the wider Communion that “one size fits all” responses to the COVID-19 pandemic will not give indigenous people an equal chance of surviving the disease.
The Lambeth Conference of Bishops of the Anglican Communion has been postponed to 2021.
The Archbishop of York, the Most Rev John Sentamu arrived in Aotearoa this week after a visit to the Diocese of Polynesia, where he and his wife Rev Margaret Sentamu returned to reconnect with leaders of church and state and Anglican communities in Fiji and Samoa.