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Bishops speak out on resumption of death penalty for drugs offenders in Sri Lanka

The bishops of the Church of Ceylon have spoken out after reports that Sri Lanka’s government is set to reinstate the death penalty.

18 July 2018

Malaysia’s churches call for urgent action in missing people cases

The Council of Churches of Malaysia has stepped up its campaign for the release of Pastor Raymond Koh and others who have disappeared.

08 June 2018

Police conclude investigation into “payments to Daesh” for release of sex-slaves

The former Vicar of Baghdad, Canon Andrew White, has said that he faces no charges following allegations that he paid a ransom to Daesh.

07 June 2018

Police investigate after bomb explodes outside Episcopal church office in Beaumont, Texas

Law enforcement agencies are investigating after a package exploded outside St Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Beaumont, Texas.

11 May 2018

Gunmen attack bishop of Makurdi in Nigeria’s Benue State

The Bishop of Makurdi, Nathan Inyom, has been attacked by gunmen as he travelled near Gondozua Village in Nigeria’s Benue State.

09 May 2018

Stolen heart of Saint Laurence O’Toole to be returned to Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral

A priceless relic of the patron saint of Dublin will be returned to Christ Church Cathedral in the city tonight, six years after it was stolen.

26 April 2018

Tributes to 87-year-old US priest who died after being attacked by burglars at his home

Episcopalians in Long Island are mourning the Revd Paul Wancura, who died aged 87 from injuries suffered during a burglary at his home.

19 April 2018

Salisbury “service of cleansing and celebration” to be held following nerve agent incident

The Bishop of Salisbury will lead a service a month after Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned by a nerve agent linked to Russia.

11 April 2018

Two children killed in machete attack on Anglican school in Nigeria

Two children have died after being attacked by a man wielding a machete at St John’s Anglican Primary School in Agodo, Ogun State.

16 March 2018

Furnishings damaged in burglars’ arson attack on church

Burglars set fire to a church on the Filipino island of Mindanao last week as they sought to make their escape after stealing students’ belongings.

26 February 2018