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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

Japanese Anglicans open support centre following earthquakes

The Anglican Church in Japan is drawing on its experience of the 2011 tsunami to respond to the powerful earthquakes that struck the island nation last month. Twin earthquakes of 6.5 and 7.3-magnitude in April caused extensive damage in Kumamoto prefecture on Kyushu, the southern island of Japan, killing over 65 people and injuring nearly 1,600.

17 May 2016


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Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.