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Bishop appeals for prayer after attacks on Muslims leads to state of emergency

The senior Anglican bishop in Sri Lanka has spoken out against an outbreak of violence targeting Muslim communities in central Kandy.

14 March 2018

Sri Lankan bishop calls for political code of conduct after parliamentary fracas

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of Colombo has called on Sri Lanka’s politicians to adopt of a code of conduct for parliamentarians.

05 February 2018

Royal visitors for Anglican Trinity College in Kandy, Sri Lanka

A Sri Lankan Anglican school founded by a Church Missionary Society priest in 1872 was visited by the Earl of Wessex this week.

02 February 2018

IASCUFO Communiqué 2017

The communiqué from the Inter-Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order following their meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

15 December 2017

Christians in Sri Lanka celebrate 60 years of ecumenical partnership

The National Christian Council of Sri Lanka has held a service of thanksgiving for the 60th anniversary of the Christian Conference of Asia.

08 December 2017

Church of Ceylon announces new bishop of Kurunegala after a three-year wait

The Diocese of Colombo’s Archdeacon of Nuwara Eliya, the Ven Keerthisiri Fernando will be the Church of Ceylon’s next Bishop of Kurunegala.

29 November 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

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

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

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Clearing the mines from Qasr el-Yahud

Features 

Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.