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New primate and leadership team for Church of North India

The Bishop of Jabalpur, Dr Prem Singh, has been elected as the new Moderator of the united Church of North India and Anglican Primate.

18 October 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

India’s faiths commit to “just and inclusive communities” for people with disabilities

A round-table discussion on disability has brought together participants from eight faiths to explore how communities can promote inclusion.

17 August 2017

USPG appeals for funds to stop child slavery in India

Seventeen-year-old Daya was courted by a young man who then persuaded her to elope.  But Daya’s dreams of a happy future ended when she realised she had been tricked into bonded labour, forced to work long hours at a biscuit factory, and was then abused in the evenings.

13 July 2017

Anglicans join 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence

Anglicans around the Communion are getting involved in prayer, reflection and action for the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence.

25 November 2016

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

50,000 north Indian Christians gather for Gospel convention

More than 50,000 Christians are expected to attend a Gospel Convention Shanti Sammelan (peace conference) in Gujarat next Tuesday.

01 November 2016

Equality demanded for Dalit Christians and Muslims

Churches in India held a “black day” of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by Christians and Muslims in the country’s caste system. 

15 August 2016

Indian Christians step up caste protests

Churches throughout India are stepping up protests against the country’s discriminatory caste system which disadvantages Dalit Christians and Muslims.

19 July 2016

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

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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.