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Centenary of Japanese mission in Brazil celebrated by visit of NSKK Primate Luke Moto

The Primate of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai has visited Brazil on the Centenary of the first Japanese Anglican Missionary to arrive in Brazil.

18 May 2023

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

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

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

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Luke Kenichi Muto

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Luke Kenichi Muto, Primate of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai and Bishop of Kyushu.

22 December 2020

Royal guest joins Mission to Seafarers celebration service in Japan

The Princess Royal joined a maritime service to celebrate the ministry of Mission to Seafarers in Japan’s Yokohama port last week.

24 October 2019

Archbishop Welby expresses vision for Anglican Communion at East Asian Anglican meeting

Anglicans from provinces in East Asia today heard Archbishop Welby give a powerful vision for the ministry of the Anglican Communion.

04 October 2019

Nominations sought for women advocates to attend UN event in 2020

The search is on for women from across the Anglican Communion to attend the 64th Session of the UNCSW, to be held in New York in March 2020.

15 August 2019

International forum calls for joint church action to end nuclear energy development

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) has issued a statement calling for denuclearisation and for churches to join in the campaign for natural energy.

26 July 2019

Voices of Fukushima power plant disaster victims strengthens call to ban nuclear energy

Japanese priests shared stories of suffering from victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster at forum for a Nuclear-Free World last week.

06 June 2019