Archbishop of Canterbury encourgages cooperation on MDGs

Lambeth Palace:

On the eve of the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Millennium Development Goals in New York, the Archbishop of Canterbury has underlined the commitment of the Anglican Church to continue to work for the eradication of poverty.

In a video message the Archbishop has backed calls for a renewal of the pledges made by the international community in 2000, and spoke of the need for the Anglican Church to work in harmony with governments and NGOs around the world in order to achieve the Millennium Development Goals by 2015.

View the archbishop’s video message (transcript here (scroll)):

See our coverage of tomorrow’s UN meeting.

We remain dumbfounded why some in our church who claim an affinity with Anglicans in Africa persist in mocking the MDG’s.

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