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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.

22 April 2022

UN women’s summit recognises role of faith-based communities in climate justice

The role of faith-based communities in achieving gender equality in the context of climate justice is recognised at the United Nations.

13 April 2022

Bishops in Sri Lanka urge government to ‘wake from its slumber’ over economic unrest

Bishops of the Church of Ceylon warn of a potential disaster in Sri Lanka where public unrest over the economy has resulted in violence.

08 April 2022

Anglicans take on global ‘plastic pandemic’ at the UN

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

25 March 2022

Anglicans set to highlight climate justice at UN Commission on Status of Women

A delegation of women from across the Communion are set to highlight climate justice at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

23 February 2022

Bishops to discuss “Leadership and Ministry in a Conflicted World”

Bishops will discuss “Leadership and Ministry in a Conflicted World” as part of the journey towards the Lambeth Conference in 2022.

13 January 2022

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas Message for Anglican Communion

Watch the Archbishop of Canterbury's Christmas message to the thousands of churches in the Anglican Communion around the world. 

22 December 2021

Anglican Communion Science Commission meets for the first time

The Anglican Communion Science Commission hope to develop a deeper understanding of science within the Anglican Communion.

08 December 2021

First female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia elected

Maria Grace Tazu Sasamori, priest of the Diocese of Tokyo, has been elected as the first female Bishop in Japan and South East Asia.

07 December 2021

Primates write to Special Session of the World Health Assembly following Primates’ Meeting

Anglican Primates have written to the Special Session of the World Health Assembly urging for courageous action and vaccine equity.

26 November 2021