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Christian college in Pakistan wins legal battle for independence from political interference

A Pakistan court has ruled in favour of the Church of Pakistan’s attempt to retain independence for an Anglican college in Peshawar.

16 May 2019

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019

Lambeth Awards honour “extraordinary contributions to the Church and wider society”

Peacemakers, nuns, academics and gardeners are amongst 27 people honoured by Archbishop Justin Welby in the 2019 Lambeth Awards.

05 April 2019

Diocese of Peshawar continues reconciliation work in schools and at peace conference

The united Church of Pakistan’s Diocese of Peshawar is celebrating two decades of work promoting interfaith harmony in its schools.

27 February 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Jordan’s King Abdullah during Primates’ Meeting in Amman

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has met King Abdullah II of Jordan while attending a Regional Primates’ meeting in Amman.

07 February 2019

New Anglican Communion bishops receive induction in Canterbury, Lambeth and the ACO

Archbishop Justin Welby will today welcome 29 new Anglican bishops from around the world to his official residence Lambeth Palace.

07 February 2019

“We don’t give the death penalty on false evidence” – Court upholds Asia Bibi acquittal

An attempt by Islamic extremists to overturn last year’s acquittal of Asia Bibi, has today been rejected by Pakistan’s Supreme Court.

29 January 2019

Judicial review of Asia Bibi’s acquittal to take place on Tuesday 29 January

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hear an appeal on Tuesday against its own decision to acquit a Christian mother, Asia Bibi, of blasphemy.

24 January 2019

Asia Bibi finally released from prison after Supreme Court “blasphemy” acquittal

A Pakistani Christian Mother held in solitary confinement facing the death penalty for a false “blasphemy” allegation, has been released.

08 November 2018

Résumé des nouvelles hebdomadaires de l’Agence d’information de la Communion anglicane, le vendredi 2 novembre 2018

Résumé des nouvelles hebdomadaires de l’Agence d’information de la Communion anglicane, le vendredi 2 novembre 2018

02 November 2018