Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Anglicans Welcome International Development Select Committee's Report

From Sudan-

UK Parliamentary recommendations on the Church's role in education and peacebuilding have been welcomed by Anglican Alliance partners in the UK and South Sudan.

The recommendations come in the report from the UK Parliament's International Development Select Committee who held an inquiry into prospects for peace and development in the world's newest country.

The Anglican Alliance brought together the Episcopal Church of Sudan, the Diocese of Salisbury and Lambeth Palace to provide evidence to the inquiry.

Rebecca Coleman, representing the Episcopal Church of Sudan, and Canon Ian Woodward of the Diocese of Salisbury, gave oral evidence to the Select Committee, focusing especially on the church's education services in South Sudan, and the role played by the Church, in particular by Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul Yak, in peace-building.

The Select Committee report, which comes against a background of renewed and growing conflict between Sudan and South Sudan, concludes:

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