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Anglican, Lutheran and Buddhist dialogue and collaboration to continue

An international gathering of Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists took place in January in Myanmar – and a joint statement has now been issued which sets out the aim of future joint collaboration on projects of common concern. 

02 February 2017

Anglicans, Lutherans, Buddhists forge links at Myanmar gathering

Plans for greater links between Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists 

19 January 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

East Asia Youth Forum heralds call to full time Christian ministry

The Council of Churches of East Asia Youth Forum was held in Kuala Lumpur recently with the theme “Rise for God and Service to Neighbours through Christ”. 

26 August 2016

Anglicans called to pray after earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar

The chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong, has called on Anglicans around the world to pray for Italy and Myanmar after separate earthquakes yesterday.

25 August 2016

East Asia youth forum to ignite fire of revival

Anglican provinces across East Asia are staging a cross-provincial youth forum to encourage potential new leaders and to “ignite the fire of revival” in the region.

25 July 2016

Mission to Seafarers expands with new centre in Myanmar

The city of Yangon in Myanmar is home to the Mission to Seafarers’ newest port facility. The Anglican mission agency’s newest mission centre was dedicated yesterday (Sunday) during a service at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Yangon.

29 February 2016

New Zealand Primate visits Myanmar's Family Gathering

Archbishop Philip Richardson, one of the Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia with responsibility for the seven tikanga Pakeha Dioceses, called in at the third “Anglican Family Gathering” of the Church of the Province of Myanmar on his way to this week’s Primates Meeting.

11 January 2016

Australian Board of Mission celebrates 165 anniversary

A response from the Church of England to a request from the Bishop of New Zealand for a boat to be used in missionary work in 1850 led to mission outreach work whose fruit is seen today in a number of Anglican provinces.

29 October 2015

East Asia: Young peoples message of hope on poverty conflict and migration

A scheduled meeting of the bishops of East Asia has been cancelled, so that the budget can be spent instead on a gathering of young people from the region – such was the effect of the young people’s participation in the Full Assembly of the Council of Churches of East Asia (CCEA) last week.

12 October 2015

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.