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Furnishings damaged in burglars’ arson attack on church

Burglars set fire to a church on the Filipino island of Mindanao last week as they sought to make their escape after stealing students’ belongings.

26 February 2018

More international support for “illegally arrested” Filipino bishop

The WCC and USPG both call for the release of Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, who was arrested in May.

24 November 2017

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

Christian charity condemns killing of two Vietnamese seafarers

The Christian charity, Sailors’ Society, has issued a statement following reports that the decapitated bodies of two Vietnamese seafarers have been found on Basilan Island in the Philippines.

10 July 2017

USPG stands with Philippines' church following 'illegal arrest' of bishop

Anglican Mission Agency, the USPG is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as 'the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions’.

26 May 2017

CCA condemns declaration of martial law in Mindanao in southern Philippines

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on Tuesday in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte.

25 May 2017

New Prime Bishop of The Episcopal Church in the Philippines

The Rt. Revd Joel A. Pachao has been elected as the 6th prime bishop of The Episcopal Church in the Philippines. Revd Pachao, 61, is currently the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Central Philippines, based in Baguio City in Benguet Province. He was one of three nominees.

16 May 2017

Condemnation of Bishop's arrest in Philippines

The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has condemned the arrest and detention of the Bishop of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church) – Bishop Carlos Morales last week. Bishop Morales was arrested with his wife, driver and a companion at a checkpoint in the village of Gango in Ozamis City in the Philippines.

15 May 2017

International Anglican student gathering in the Philippines

More than forty students from Japan, Korea and the Philippines have taken part in an international learning programme at Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City in the Philippines organised by CUAC.

23 March 2017

Tributes paid following death of Filipino Bishop Esteban Sabawil

Bishop Esteban Sabawil of Northern Luzon in the Episcopal Church of the Philippines, has died at the age of 61, just over a year after being consecrated.

03 February 2017


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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.