Picture of the Ukrainian flag, blue and yellow colours, against the background of a blue sky.

Primate: On the anniversary of the war in Ukraine

On February 24th we mark a full year since the invasion of Ukraine by Russia began a protracted war. Bombing of cities, destruction of infrastructure, and daily loss of life continue with no end in sight.  We have seen the resilience and courage of the Ukrainian people as they have resisted the unprovoked aggression of the Russian president. We have watched as the rest of the world discerns what actions of support will help and seek the delicate balance that will not escalate this conflict into a worldwide conflagration with a nuclear power.

Member churches across Anglican Communion commit to work together to tackle human trafficking

Primates and representatives from across the Anglican Communion travelled to Tanzania for the United Society Partners in the Gospel’s International Consultation on the global issue of Human Trafficking. As a message of intent from the consultation and to ensure continuing momentum in this field of work, those present ended their time together with signing a Communique.

The Desecration of Mount Zion Cemetery in Jerusalem

As church leaders we are grateful for the ongoing commitment of the government of Canada to human rights around the world. We are particularly grateful for the ongoing support of the special and historic status of Jerusalem as a city sacred to the Abrahamic faiths, including Christianity. It is in light of that support that we write to express our deep concern for the recent desecration of the Protestant cemetery on Mt. Zion, currently under the oversight of the Anglican Church in Jerusalem.

Jan. 18-25: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU) is an ecumenical celebration held each year from January 18-25. Christians around the world are invited to pray for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in ecumenical services and to share fellowship.

Pray for peace in Brazil

The Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil has expressed its vehement repudiation of the terrorist actions that took place this Sunday, January 8, in Brazil. Please pray for the witness of the church and its leaders in the midst of these troubling times.