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Archbishop’s call to prayer impacts churches around the world

A bishop from Bangladesh claims the Archbishop of Canterbury’s global ecumenical call to prayer has helped bring new life to the church.

24 October 2019

Myanmar consultation shares steps for whole-life transformation for churches and communities

Representatives from across Asia have taken part in a consultation affirming a new approach to whole-life transformation.

02 August 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

Bishop Samuel Mankhin becomes Moderator and Primate of the Church of Bangladesh

Bishop Samuel Sunil Mankhin of Kustia has become Moderator and Primate of the Church of Bangladesh, succeeding Bishop Paul Sarker.

05 December 2018

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts Grand Imam for religious leadership talks

Bishops and young people from around the world take part in talks with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar.

18 July 2018

Archbishop Justin Welby urges Commonwealth leaders to have “the courage to dream big”

Abp Justin Welby has spoken of his hopes that Commonwealth heads of government will have “the courage to dream big” at next month for their biennial meeting.

19 March 2018

Asian Christians celebrate diamond jubilee of first regional ecumenical group

More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.

16 October 2017

600 church leaders gather to discuss “mission in an Asian context”

Christians from around Asia are gathering in Myanmar to reflect on mission in an Asian context at the fourth Asian Mission Conference.

12 October 2017

Ecumenical women's gathering demands end to gender-based violence in Bangladesh

“Bangladeshi women are subjected to violence throughout their lives, which prevents them from realising their own dignity and rights as human beings."

08 June 2017

Churches mobilised as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200

Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding. 

31 May 2017