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Anglican People: deployments, movements and ordinations in our global communion

A summary of significant appointments and departures by senior Anglican personnel around the world

24 February 2020

Archbishop Melter Jiki Tais installed as Primate of the Church of the Province of South East Asia

On Sunday 9 February, Archbishop Melter Jiki Tais was installed as the Primate of the Church of the Province of South East Asia in a service at All Saints Cathedral in Sabah, Borneo.

18 February 2020

A Christmas Message from Archbishop Ng Moon Hing

The Most Reverend Ng Moon Hing, Archbishop and Primate of South East Asia and Bishop of West Malaysia, offers his Christmas reflections.

17 December 2019

Youth Network aims to breathe new life into Anglican Communion’s mission

Young people across the churches of the Anglican Communion are being sought to represent their regions on the new Anglican Youth Network.

11 December 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

New Archbishop for the Anglican church in South East Asia is elected

An indigenous bishop, Bishop Melter J. Tais, from Sabah in Malaysia has been elected as the next Archbishop of South East Asia.

26 September 2019

Malaysian Government ban on joint prayers could increase discrimination between different faiths

Archbishop of South Eat Asia criticises new directive from Malaysian government barring muslims and non muslims praying together.

13 September 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

Pastor Raymond Koh was “abducted by state agents”, Malaysian human rights inquiry finds

Malaysia’s human rights commission, Suhakam, blames police Special Branch for the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat.

05 April 2019

Twenty killed as Daesh-related terror group targets cathedral on Philippines island of Jolo

Consecutive bomb blasts at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the Philippines yesterday (Sunday) resulted in the loss of 20 lives. 

28 January 2019