Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

ACO hires new Secretary General

South Sudanese Bishop and Archbishop of Canterbury’s Adviser on Anglican Communion Affairs Bishop Anthony Poggo has been named as the next Secretary General of the Anglican Communion.

Anglicans push Govts on climate goals

The Anglican Consultative Council has submitted a call to Governments of developed nations to fulfil their financial promises that will help mitigate climate damage and its impact on vulnerable people. 

+Cantuar calls for Lambeth prayers

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called on the Anglican Communion to pray for the upcoming Lambeth Conference. He has offered the Communion a Lambeth prayer guide compiled by Aotearoa New Zealand Franciscan Brother Christopher John SSF. 

+Justin's sorry to indigenous Canadians

The Archbishop of Canterbury has met with survivors of Canada's residential schools to apologise for the evils of Anglican residential schools. In his apology, ++Justin Welby has committed to walking alongside indigenous peoples to listen and repent, as well as encouraging the Anglican Communion to provide practical support to their aims.
• 'Apologies are cheap unless accompanied by action'

Anglican UN women focus on climate

Rev Jacynthia Murphy from Tamaki makarau - Auckland joined the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) NGO programme this year as part of the Anglican Communion delegation. 
• UN women’s summit recognises role of faith-based communities in climate justice

Anglicans at UN urge Russian exit

Archbishop Maimbo Mndolwa who heads the Anglican Communion’s United Nations reference group has welcomed the UN General Assembly and UN Human Rights Council calls for an end to hostilities in Ukraine.

Communion invites office vision

The Anglican Communion Office has called for responses on what key principles should guide its future plans, as a new strategy sets out to better meet the needs of the global family of Anglican Churches.

Anglican leaders back climate action

Primates of the provinces of the Anglican Communion meeting online over November 22-23 have called on both Governments and faith communities to take concrete action to mitigate climate change and counter its impact on vulnerable communities.

Primates call for vaccine equity

The Primates of the Anglican Communion have released a communiqué urging the 194 member states who are meeting at the World Health Assembly this week to work toward vaccine equity for all nations and to support education that counters vaccination hesitancy.

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