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17 May 2022

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Japan ordains first female bishop in east Asia

Japan ordains first female bishop in east Asia

The Nippon Sei Ko Kei, the Anglican Communion in Japan, is to ordain Maria Grace Tazu Sasamori as Bishop of Hokkaido, on 23rd April.

Europe & Middle East

Global Anglican leaders call for withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine

The Archbishop of Canterbury (in the middle) is flanked on the left (looking at the photo) by Archbishop Albert Chama, Bishop of Northern Zambia and Primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa – the longest serving Anglican Primate; and on the right (looking at the photo) by Archbishop Archbishop Ande Titre Georges, Archbishop of Congo and Primate of Le Province de L'Eglise Anglicane Du Congo – the newest Anglican Primate

Leaders of Anglican Churches around the world call for “an immediate ceasefire and the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine.”

Europe & Middle East

Anglican Bishop in Europe condemns “unjustified and aggressive” war in Ukraine

St Andrew's Church, Kyiv

Anglican Bishop in Europe, Robert Innes, has condemned the “completely unjustified and aggressive war” in Ukraine following its invasion.

Europe & Middle East

Anglican Communion consulted on greater voice in choice of future Archbishops of Canterbury

Lambeth Palace

The Archbishops’ Council considers a proposal to change the make-up of the body which nominates future Archbishops of Canterbury.

Africa

Anglicans take on global ‘plastic pandemic’ at the UN

Dr Rachel Mash and Nicholas Pande beside the #TurnOffThePlasticTap sculpture

Anglican representatives to the United Nations are celebrating the passing of a major international agreement on tackling plastic pollution.