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Church of South India Moderator, Bishop Thomas K Oommen, recovering after a stroke

The Moderator of the united Church of South India (CSI), Bishop Thomas K Oommen, is recovering at home after treatment for a stroke.

11 February 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Jordan’s King Abdullah during Primates’ Meeting in Amman

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has met King Abdullah II of Jordan while attending a Regional Primates’ meeting in Amman.

07 February 2019

New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019

Bishop laments “the long accumulation of misdeeds” on Sri Lanka’s Independence Day

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey of the Church of Ceylon has said that a gap has opened between the nation’s rulers and those who are ruled.

06 February 2019

“We don’t give the death penalty on false evidence” – Court upholds Asia Bibi acquittal

An attempt by Islamic extremists to overturn last year’s acquittal of Asia Bibi, has today been rejected by Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

29 January 2019

Twenty killed as Daesh-related terror group targets cathedral on Philippines island of Jolo

Consecutive bomb blasts at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Philippines yesterday (Sunday) resulted in the loss of 20 lives. 

28 January 2019

Judicial review of Asia Bibi’s acquittal to take place on Tuesday 29 January

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hear an appeal on Tuesday against its own decision to acquit a Christian mother, Asia Bibi, of blasphemy.

24 January 2019

Anglican Consultative Council to bring “fragrance of Christ” to the world

The Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong, wants the Council to bring “the fragrance of Christ” to the world.

18 January 2019

“Justice and only justice you shall pursue” – international prayer for week of Christian unity

Christians in Indonesia have prepared the international material for this year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, on the theme of justice.

16 January 2019

First couple to marry under Church of South India’s “Green Wedding” protocol

Anjay and Nisha planted saplings as part of the CSI’s new “Green Wedding” protocol when they married at St Thomas’ Church in Punnackadu.

15 January 2019