[Anglican Communion News Service] The rise of right-wing political movements across Europe is hampering efforts to provide a coherent approach to refugees across the European Union, two bishops have said. Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe Robert Innes and Suffragan Bishop in Europe David Hamid made their comments at the conclusion of a Diocese in Europe […]
[Anglican Communion News Service] A priest on the frontline of the Anglican church’s work with refugees in Europe has told a consultation in Cologne how he first became involved in this aspect of his ministry. “I was going to do the Wednesday service at St. Paul’s Church and passed through the central square in Athens,” the […]
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans around the world are continuing to serve on the frontline of assisting refugees and asylum seekers through a mixture of advocacy and practical care. Archbishop Philip Freier of the Anglican Church of Australia will hold a “public conversation” on the issue in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Oct. 12. Anglicans […]
[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry speaks outside St. Paul’s Within the Walls Episcopal Church in Rome, home to the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center, a long-established Episcopal-led ministry of radical hospitality. The center was dedicated in 1995 and provides sanctuary, advice and assistance for refugees.
Presiding Bishop’s delegation attends UN summit on refugees and migrants
[Episcopal News Service] World leaders came together at the United Nations Sept. 19 to adopt the New York Declaration, a document that commits countries around the world to protect the rights of refugees and migrants and to share the responsibility for the record number of people on the move. “Today’s summit represents a breakthrough in […]
[Lambeth Palace press release] Anglican Archbishop of Central Africa, the Most Rev. Albert Chama, has written to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ahead of the Global Summit Addressing Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants, being held this week at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Writing on the request of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, Chama – […]
[Anglican Communion News Service] The primus of Scotland, the archbishop of Wales and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams have called on the U.K. government “urgently to revise its policy towards refugees.” They are among a large number of Anglican bishops and clergy from the U.K. who have put their name to an open letter to […]
[Anglican Communion News Service] The chaplain of the Anglican Church in Greater Athens, the Rev. Canon Malcolm Bradshaw, was presented with one of the U.K.’s civil honors by Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, during a June 22 ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the Royal Family’s London home. Bradshaw was awarded the MBE – a Member of […]
[Episcopal News Service] With World Refugee Day being observed today (June 20), ENS is republishing a video produced in collaboration with the Anglican Communion Office, titled “Refugee, Migration and the Anglican Communion.” The video explores the global impact of the refugee crisis and the responses from Anglicans worldwide.
[Anglican Communion News Service] The New Zealand Prime Minister has announced that his government will increase the annual quota of refugees that it will accept from 750 to 1,000. But Archbishop Philip Richardson says that the 250 increase shows that the country is failing to act as “a responsible global citizen” and that it ought to do […]