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Japanese Anglicans and ecumenical groups welcome UN nuclear weapon ban treaty

Religious leaders in Hiroshima and Nagasaki urge Japanese government to support Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

22 February 2021

World Council of Churches begins its Platinum anniversary with celebration in China

The World Council of Churches has begun a year of celebrations to mark its 70th anniversary with a visit to China by an official delegation.

08 January 2018

Church leaders welcome US-Sino action on climate change

Church leaders from around the world have welcomed the announcement that the US and China have ratified the UN’s climate change agreement.

05 September 2016

Church of Pakistan forges new links with China

A new link between the Church of Pakistan and Christians in China started last month with the very first visit to the neighbouring country by an official delegation led by the Moderator of the Pakistan Church.

06 June 2016

Hong Kong Primate says China cross removals must stop

Archbishop says campaign damages religious freedom, asks state leaders to find peaceful solution

10 August 2015

New Mandarin-language Anglican service launched in Melbourne

Diocese reaches out to locally-based Anglicans and Chinese tourists with weekly worship service in Mandarin

10 July 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury preaches in China

Abp Welby speaks of ‘the community of the church’ in the light of the Trinity

01 June 2015

Chinese police crackdown on Christian churches

Hundreds of police took down a church's cross Monday in a city known as "China's Jerusalem" 

28 July 2014

Historic Christian site found in China

A recently discovered site may shed new light on historical research into the Nestorian Church, which is believed to be the earliest Christian movement to spread the Gospel in China.

20 January 2014

Elder Fu Xianwei and the Revd Peter Koon to visit Dublin

Elder Fu Xianwei and the Revd Peter Koon to visit Dublin

On Saturday 16 March Elder Fu Xianwei, the Chairperson of National Committee of Three–Self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches in China and the Revd Peter Koon, Provincial Secretary General of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Province of Hong Kong), are to commence a four day visit to Dublin

13 March 2013