November 20, 2015
- Recently the Unitarian Church of Burundi was attacked and its minister, the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, was arrested at gunpoint. We call upon the government of Burundi to immediately cease and desist the persecution of the Unitarian Church and its members.
November 11, 2015
October 30, 2015
Refugees at the Kakuma refugee camp in northwestern Kenya who have escaped armed conflict or persecution face a hardscrabble existence adapting to their new surroundings. But for one group of refugees primarily comprised of women and young girls, a welcome source of income and nourishment has come in the unlikely form of peanut butter.
An estimated 180,000 refugees from countries such as Sudan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and Somalia live in the camp, which is...
October 8, 2015
In a world wracked by inequality, poverty and hunger, the biblical call to care for the poor and needy—one of the most vital aspects of Christian ministry—has taken on an increasingly global dimension.
Canadian Anglicans have strived to fight poverty around the world through their support to the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Anglican Appeal and Global Relations, providing overseas...
September 8, 2015
[Anglican Communion Office] The Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council issued a statement on Burundi at its meeting today, 3 September, in London.
The full text of the statement follows:
Statement on Burundi
Meeting in London today the Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council...
[Anglican Communion Office] The Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) is meeting 3-6 September at the Anglican Communion Office (ACO) in London. [The members of the Standing Committee can be seen at http://bit.ly/1hWqdwV.]
All but one member of the Standing Committee, Ms Louisa Mojela, were able to attend this year’s meeting.
During the morning members heard reports on...