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WCC raises West Papua alarm

The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has raised the alarm about human rights abuses being carried out against peaceful protestors in West Papua.

Raising West Papuans’ rights

West Papua human rights advocate and development expert Rosa Moiwend has called on the New Zealand churches to keep West Papuan rights in the foreground of our advocacy efforts with Government.

Saving the day for refugees

Christian World Service is asking Anglican churches and ministry communities to set aside a day to pray and fundraise for refugees on Refugee Sunday 7 July. 
• +Michael Curry urges churches to 'pray, learn, act' on Refugee Sunday
• Faith groups call for global solidarity on World Refugee Day
• Aussie Anglican school kids raise $6K on refugee ration challenge

YMCA reaches landmark 175th

The YMCA global youth movement celebrates its 175th anniversary in June-August 2019.

Praying for Christian Unity in 2019

Today Christians across the southern hemisphere will begin the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, a week of lamentation for division and hope for the unity of Christians.

Praying 'Thy Kingdom Come'

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called on Christians around the globe to set aside time between Ascension and Pentecost to pray for more people to come to know Jesus.

CWS launches Indonesia Appeal

Christian World Service calling for support to fund Indonesian churches' aid and relief work in the earthquake and tsunami devastated regions of Central Sulawesi.

Anglicans help counter xenophobia

Anglican experts have added their voices to a world conference addressing the issues of xenophobia, racism and populist nationalism in the context of global migration.

Aotearoa celebrates WCC's 70th

Delegates at the Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering held in Rotorua last week have considered their landscape - and are now formulating plans to take to the next WCC General Assembly.
• "We are many, we are one" - Rev Prince Devanandan's sermon


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018