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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

Christians and Muslims protest continued Dalit discrimination

Christians and Muslims joined forces in New Delhi today in a silent rally against continuing discrimination against them. In 1950, the Indian government made the Constitutional Scheduled Caste Order to increase rights and improve the lives of previously disadvantaged Dalits; but Christians and Muslims were excluded from the new benefits because both groups reject casteism. 

10 March 2016

Church called to fight for victims of slavery and trafficking

The Church should “re-commit and re-dedicate itself to do all for the freedom of those enslaved and trafficked, so that they may have life and have it more abundantly,” the general secretary of the Synod of the Church of North India has said.

12 January 2016

Tributes paid to India's ecumenical leader

A senior bishop of the Methodist Church in India, Dr Taranath Sagar, a leading figure in the country’s ecumenical movement, has died this week after a heart attack.

22 October 2015

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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.

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.