April 5, 2017
- The winner of the 2017 “B’nai B’rith World Center Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage” is Yaniv Pohoryles, home page editor and writer for the Jewish World section of Ynet, one of Israel’s most popular online news sites. Pohoryles was chosen for a series of nine articles published over the course of 2016 that covered Jewish communities in the U.S. and France, Jewish demography, Israel-Diaspora relations,...
March 31, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Sydney’s Anglican Aid has launched an appeal for the victims of Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland, Australia.
One of the most powerful cyclones ever to hit Queensland devastated a large swathe of the coastline on March 28 and caused further damage as it moved inland. Local residents, churches and community groups, as well as the army and police, have begun the slow cleanup in centers such as Airlie Beach, Shute...
March 28, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] La demanda de agua se espera que aumente en un 55 por ciento para 2030 y al mismo tiempo los recursos hídricos solo pueden cubrir el 60 por ciento de las necesidades del mundo.
“África, India, el Oriente Medio y Australia ya están en crisis”, dijo ...
March 24, 2017
March 20, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Board of Mission, which is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia, has called on Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter.
March 17, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has issued a statement as the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse begins its final hearing with the Anglican Church in Sydney.
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Bishop Greg Thompson of the Diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, has announced his resignation. Bishop Thompson served the diocese for three years and has been a strong advocate for survivors of child abuse during his tenure.
March 7, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The start of Lent saw the beginning of a new international campaign – Renew Our World – in which tens of thousands of Christians from six countries will join together in prayer and action to try to tackle climate change.
Renew Our World is campaigning for clean renewable energy and sustainable agriculture for the world’s poorest communities. The...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia, have warned of the threat to their region from climate change. In a joint statement, the five primates said: “We agreed that as whole nations of ocean people lose their island homes, climate justice advocacy and action must become the most urgent priority for Oceanic Anglicans.”
March 2, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Board of Mission – the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia – has launched an emergency appeal as the crisis worsens in parts of East Africa due to extreme drought. It hopes to raise 50,000 Australian dollars.