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Nine killed as terrorists target Church Nativity service in Quetta, Pakistan

The Moderator of the Church of Pakistan will visit the Christian community in Quetta after terrorists killed nine people at a church service.

18 December 2017

Laos Church women commit to combat violence against women and gender inequality

Women from Christian churches in Laos will strengthen ecumenical women’s networks in a bid to tackle gender-based violence.

14 December 2017

Asian ecumenical group describes “grave human rights violations” in West Papua

A pastoral team from the Christian Conference of Asia are reporting “grave human rights violations and repression” of West Papuans.

12 December 2017

Assemblies of God minister chosen to head Church Mission Society in Asia

The Revd Dr Chan Nam Chen has been chosen to lead the mission agency Asia-CMS, the regional partner of the Church Mission Society.

11 December 2017

45,000 Christians singing in the rain at Borneo Christmas celebration

An ecumenical group of 45,000 Christians marched through the city of Miri, Borneo, on Saturday for their tenth annual Christmas March.

11 December 2017

Christians in Sri Lanka celebrate 60 years of ecumenical partnership

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka has held a service of thanksgiving for the 60th anniversary of the Christian Conference of Asia.

08 December 2017

Delight as “Chennai Six” set to return home after four years in captivity

The Anglican agency Mission to Seafarers has spoken of its delight at the acquittal of 35 sailors held in captivity in India on weapons charges.

06 December 2017

Paper-based social-media campaign links Anglicans against gender-based violence

Anglicans worldwide are using a simple paper-based social-media campaign to mark 16-Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence.

04 December 2017

Advent on Instagram: see the Anglican world celebrate and join in!

ACNS is launching a new Instagram service, showcasing how Anglicans around the world are experiencing Advent and Christmas.

01 December 2017

Adviento en Instagram: vea el mundo anglicano y episcopal celebrar y participe

ACNS está lanzando un nuevo servicio de Instagram, que muestra cómo los anglicanos de todo el mundo están experimentando Adviento.

01 December 2017

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Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.

Christmas messages from Anglican Primates

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