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Archbishop of Canterbury hosts Grand Imam for religious leadership talks

Bishops and young people from around the world take part in talks with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar.

18 July 2018

Archbishop Justin Welby urges Commonwealth leaders to have “the courage to dream big”

Abp Justin Welby has spoken of his hopes that Commonwealth heads of government will have “the courage to dream big” at next month for their biennial meeting.

19 March 2018

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

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