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Anglican priest elected chairperson of the Association of Christian Schools in Japan

The ecumenical Association of Christian Schools in Japan have elected an Anglican priest, Dr Renta Nishihara, as its new chairperson.

27 June 2018

Anglican voices heard at UN’s Commission on the Status of Women annual meeting

Women from across the Anglican Communion are travelling to New York to take part in the UN Commission on the Status of Women.

05 March 2018

Communiqué from the Council of the Church in East Asia Bishop’s Meeting 2017

The official communiqué from the October 2017 meeting of 28 Anglican bishops from the provinces of the Council of the Church in East Asia.

17 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

East Asia Youth Forum heralds call to full time Christian ministry

The Council of Churches of East Asia Youth Forum was held in Kuala Lumpur recently with the theme “Rise for God and Service to Neighbours through Christ”. 

26 August 2016

Concern for mental health stigma after Sagamihara stabbings

The Bishop of Yokohama has expressed concern that the murder of 19 people at a care home in Sagamihara last week could result in negative attitudes towards people with mental illness.

03 August 2016

East Asia youth forum to ignite fire of revival

Anglican provinces across East Asia are staging a cross-provincial youth forum to encourage potential new leaders and to “ignite the fire of revival” in the region.

25 July 2016

Church apologises for inhumane treatment of leprosy patients

The Synod of the Anglican Church in Japan, the Nippon Sei Ko kai (NSKK) has issued a public apology for their part in the isolation and inhumane treatment of people with Hansen’s Disease (leprosy). 

28 June 2016

Young Anglican academics offered research fellowship in Japan

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), the Anglican Church in Japan, is offering young Anglican academics the opportunity to undertake a fully funded 18-month research fellowship in Tokyo.

23 June 2016

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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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.