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Ecumenical women's gathering demands end to gender-based violence in Bangladesh

“Bangladeshi women are subjected to violence throughout their lives, which prevents them from realising their own dignity and rights as human beings."

08 June 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

Religious minorities in Bangladesh "victims of intolerance and persecution"

“Bangladesh’s religious minorities have been facing attacks since the 2014 national election. During the elections, minority-dominated villages were the worst attacked places, where individuals and groups associated with pro-Islamist parties looted and burned properties and residences owned by members of Hindu, Christian and Buddhist religions in different parts of the country.

17 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

Church tackles female poverty and child marriages with education boost

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, by providing accommodation for female students.

04 August 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

Bangladesh: Anglican initiative equips marginalized women to engage governance

Cooperative for low-income women will act as 'laboratory village' for study of climate issues, says Anglican Alliance 

02 June 2015

Bangladesh roundtable: "Goal of different faiths is similar"

The year 2015 started with a national roundtable discussion on “World Peace and Human Civilization” 

21 January 2015

Call for prayer as severe flooding hits Northern Bangladesh, India and Pakistan

Anglican Alliance Regional Facilitator for Asia, Michael Roy, reports on severe flooding across the region, that have killed hundreds of people, washed away homes and left thousands stranded.

09 September 2014

Christians, Muslims and Hindus express solidarity with victims of Bangladesh's Baniarchar church attack

Thirteen years after the bomb attack at the Catholic Church of Baniarchar in Bangladesh which killed ten people and injured more than twenty in 2001

06 June 2014

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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.