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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

Church of Ceylon announces new bishop of Kurunegala after a three-year wait

The Diocese of Colombo’s Archdeacon of Nuwara Eliya, the Ven Keerthisiri Fernando will be the Church of Ceylon’s next Bishop of Kurunegala.

29 November 2017

Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.

16 October 2017

600 church leaders gather to discuss “mission in an Asian context”

Christians from around Asia are gathering in Myanmar to reflect on mission in an Asian context at the fourth Asian Mission Conference.

12 October 2017

Churches mobilised as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200

Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding. 

31 May 2017

New academy facilitates theological studies - south Asian style

Clergy and lay leaders from Anglican churches in south Asia are taking part in a pioneering programme designed to increase culturally sensitive theological training.

18 November 2016

Anglican-Roman Catholic unity takes shape in Canterbury and Rome

Pulpit swaps and shared retreats are among the ideas being developed to develop unity between Anglicans and Roman Catholics.

05 October 2016

Church in Sri Lanka responds to devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has launched an emergency response to devastating floods in Sri Lanka that have claimed over 100 lives and left thousands homeless and without resources.

23 June 2016

Church implements disaster strategy after devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has implemented its disaster management plan in response to devastating floods that have displaced around 225,000 people and seriously impacted a further 200,000. Heavy rains have resulted in the confirmed deaths of 92 people; and a significant number of injures. Scores of people remain missing.

24 May 2016

Women from the Anglican and United Churches of South Asia discuss challenges and seek gender justice

Women from the Anglican and United Churches of South Asia share achievements in their work with women and girls and explore challenges in seeking gender justice in their region.

16 October 2015

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“Thy Kingdom Come” in southern Africa

Features 

The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.