The Report focuses on the nature of Communion, and how unity can be sustained during times of intense disagreement. It demonstrates the foundations of Anglican identity – attention to the Bible, the vocation towards holiness, respect for local cultures, the gifts of discernment and diversity, and the development of appropriate competencies to articulate the mind of the Church.
|09 JUN 2008
The Third Anglican – Lutheran International Commission (ALIC) held its third meeting at Chennai, India, between 28 April and 5 May 2008
|05 MAY 2008
The Anglican - Old Catholic International Co-ordinating Council (AOCICC) met in Schloss Beuggen, Germany, from 14 to 18 April 2008.
|18 APR 2008
The Impact of Globalisation on Families and Communities.
This newsletter follows the consultation organised by the Family Network in co-operation with the Anglican Church of Korea and held in Seoul n 2007. It includes articles based on papers presented by several of the delegates. These tell of the impact of global economic forces on families in Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, The Philippines, Singapore and Australia, with the growth in the numbers of women and men working away from their homes and the resulting pressure on them and their families. The article from The Philippines shows how the bride trade, with women seeking to escape poverty through marriage abroad, can result in their exploitation and abuse. Additional articles from Argentina, Bangladesh and UK make clear that
|07 APR 2008
|17 MAR 2008
|17 MAR 2008
Since the UN’s first international conference on women in 1975 and the subsequent growth of the global women’s movement, women have used the UN as a key advocacy space to advance global policy on women’s rights and to improve the status of women in countries around the world.
|10 MAR 2008
|18 FEB 2008
The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Children
It is estimated that worldwide some 15 million children have already lost one or more parents to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Apart from the devastating effects of bereavement, many orphaned children have to cope with the care of siblings while others are themselves infected by the virus which can be transmitted to them at their birth. In some parts of the Anglican Communion, the statistics are known and horrifying; in others the known numbers are small but the problems of combating ignorance and stigma are huge. In this newsletter, stories from many different Provinces of the Anglican Communion reveal the terrible disparity of provision for children affected by HIV/AIDS, but all tell of faithful work being done to protect and help them: education p
|07 JAN 2008
APJN strongly endorsed and supported the TEAM conference - Towards Effective Anglican Mission - by participating in the planning and sending representatives to the event held in Boksburg, South Africa in March, 2007, and is cooperating in the implementation of its recommendations, especially in the area of conflict transformation.
|19 DEC 2007