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Churches in North and South Korea continue to pray in the pursuit of peace

Churches in North and South Korea have composed their annual joint prayer for peaceful reunification of the Korean peninsula for 2018.

20 July 2018

Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui celebrates its 20th anniversary with a concert

The Hong Kong Anglican Church, the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a concert at Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

20 July 2018

Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand

World Council of Churches’ Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering hosted by the Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

19 July 2018

Global ecumenical group re-launches Thursdays in Black campaign against gender violence

The World Council of Churches has unveiled new designs for its ecumenical Thursdays in Black campaign against rape and sexual violence.

19 July 2018

Bishops speak out on resumption of death penalty for drugs offenders in Sri Lanka

The bishops of the Church of Ceylon have spoken out after reports that Sri Lanka’s government is set to reinstate the death penalty.

18 July 2018

Young Pakistani Christians hold discussion on the role of youth in nation-building

A group of 40 young Christians – including some from the united Church of Pakistan – have met to discuss the country’s forthcoming elections.

13 July 2018

Diocese of Colombo to plant 20,000 trees in day-long environmental push

An environmental project will see the Church of Ceylon’s Diocese of Colombo plant 20,000 trees in a single day: 24 September 2019.

12 July 2018

Malaysian delegation lead intentional discipleship week in C of E’s Lichfield diocese

The English Diocese of Lichfield has welcomed a team from West Malaysia and Kuching to lead a week of events on intentional discipleship.

11 July 2018

Regional conference equips Christians for mission and evangelism in South India

One hundred delegates from six South India dioceses in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have attended a regional mission conference.

10 July 2018

Groundbreaking document released on how Anglicans and Roman Catholics can learn from each other

Statement by commission for dialogue between Roman Catholic and Anglican churches seen as "important step" on pilgrimage towards fuller unity in Christ.

04 July 2018

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.