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Faith leaders call for LGBT rights

Anglican clergy in Aotearoa New Zealand have signed on to a global interfaith declaration that calls for equal human rights and positive recognition of people’s natural diversity of gender and sexuality.
• Global religious leaders call for ban on conversion therapy
• Senior religious leaders call for decriminalisation of LGBT people

Pandemic takes toll on seafarers

The Anglican Church's Mission to Seafarers in Oceania is reporting that the Covid-19 pandemic has added an extra burden to the tough conditions endured by thousands of men and women who work at sea.

Anglicans laud UN WFP Nobel Prize

The Anglican Consultative Council has welcomed this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for the United Nations World Food Programme(WFP) and called for better UN partnerships with faith-based organisations to help deliver food security.

Refugee plan earns praise, critique

Anglican refugee advocates have welcomed the Government’s new funding for 150 places in its Community Organisation Refugee Sponsorship pilot scheme. But they say the scheme stops short of helping those most in need.

Anglicans to mark Refugee Sunday

Christian World Service is inviting Anglicans to pray and fundraise for refugees this Refugee Sunday which falls on 5 July in the 2020 church calendar.

Operation Refugee launches for 2020

Christian World Service has launched Operation Refugee 2020 with a challenge for Christians here to raise funds for refugees during the global coronavirus pandemic.

Missions back Holy Land health

Anglican Missions has announced three 2020 Lenten Appeal projects that will aim to support health and disability services in the Diocese of Jerusalem, and roof three new church buildings in Tanzania’s Diocese of Mara.

Peace on earth for all women!

Rev Jacynthia Murphy reflects on her Advent hopes of peace for women after a CCA Women's Assembly in Taiwan. 

Cutting down on deforestation

The Anglican-owned company that manages the biggest trusts for the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia – Trust Management – has signed a worldwide Investors’ Statement calling for corporate action to expose and eliminate deforestation in their commodity investment supply lines.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018