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

Prayers hail hard-won unity

Catholic and Protestant worship leaders in Burkina Faso have spoken of their “ecumenical conversion” as they prepared this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which Southern Hemisphere Christians will mark between Ascension (May 9) and Pentecost (May 19) this year.

Anglican Bishops speak out on Gaza

Bishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia meeting in Auckland this week have renewed the Anglican Church’s call for ceasefire in Gaza.

+Cantuar calls to avert Gaza famine

The Archbishop of Canterbury has released a statement calling for an end to hostilities in Gaza as children die of starvation amidst ongoing bombardment by Israel and blockage of aid.

Lenten Appeal focuses on health

The 2024 Anglican Missions Lenten Appeal is focusing on two projects that improve health and wellbeing for people in Uganda and the Holy Land.

Palestine leads World Day of Prayer

Women from Palestinian churches who wrote this year's World Day of Prayer, are inviting Christians the world over to gather in worship on 1 March 2024 to pray with the theme: "Bear With One Another in Love.”

Aid groups press Govt on Gaza

Anglican Missions and Christian World Service have joined more than a dozen Aotearoa New Zealand humanitarian organisations calling on the NZ Parliament to advocate for permanent peace in the Middle East, as its first order of business for 2024.

Christians sign for Palestine

Christians across Aotearoa New Zealand have been asked to 'sign for Palestine' to call for an end to killings of Palestinian Christians and their neighbours in Gaza and the West Bank.

Give refugee babies a healthy Xmas

A ‘Mother and Baby kit’ from the CWS ‘Gifted’ catalogue can help make a real difference in the lives of Palestinian women and babies living in Jordan’s Madaba Refugee Camp this Christmas.

NZ faith groups call for respect

A Wellington-based interfaith group of Jews, Christians and Muslims has released a word of caution as the war in Israel and Gaza affects communities in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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