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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

Japanese Anglicans open support centre following earthquakes

The Anglican Church in Japan is drawing on its experience of the 2011 tsunami to respond to the powerful earthquakes that struck the island nation last month. Twin earthquakes of 6.5 and 7.3-magnitude in April caused extensive damage in Kumamoto prefecture on Kyushu, the southern island of Japan, killing over 65 people and injuring nearly 1,600.

17 May 2016