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Two decades of women’s ordination celebrated in the Nippon Sei Ko Kai

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai, the Anglican Church in Japan, has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood in the Province.

18 December 2018

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Moon Hing

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Moon Hing, the Primate of South East Asia.

17 December 2018

Bishop Samuel Mankhin becomes Moderator and Primate of the Church of Bangladesh

Bishop Samuel Sunil Mankhin of Kustia has become Moderator and Primate of the Church of Bangladesh, succeeding Bishop Paul Sarker.

05 December 2018

Nippon Sei Ko Kai launch campaign to “free the world of nuclear power”

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) – the Anglican Communion in Japan – is to host an International Forum for a Nuclear-Free World.

03 December 2018

Archbishop hopes Lambeth Conference will be “confident proclamation of good news of Jesus”

The Archbishop of Canterbury has set out his vision for the next once-in-a-decade meeting of the bishops of the Anglican Communion.

26 November 2018

Bishop of Colombo concerned about removal of Prime Minister and dissolution of Parliament

Bishop Dhiloraj Canagasabey has responded “with shock and great dismay” to the “arbitrary” removal of Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister.

16 November 2018

Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union admitted to the Community of the Cross of Nails

The work of the Mothers’ Union in reconciliation and peace-building has been recognised by the Community of the Cross of Nails.

13 November 2018

Asia Bibi finally released from prison after Supreme Court “blasphemy” acquittal

A Pakistani Christian Mother held in solitary confinement facing the death penalty for a false “blasphemy” allegation, has been released.

08 November 2018

Historic Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on the Holy Spirit published

The Agreed Statement between Anglican and Oriental Orthodox theologians on the Procession & Work of the Holy Spirit has been published.

02 November 2018

Pakistan’s Supreme Court orders “immediate release” of Asia Bibi after blasphemy acquittal

A Christian mother who has been detained since 2010 after being convicted of blasphemy has been acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

31 October 2018