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Young Anglican academics offered research fellowship in Japan

The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK), the Anglican Church in Japan, is offering young Anglican academics the opportunity to undertake a fully funded 18-month research fellowship in Tokyo.

23 June 2016

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

Japan's Anglicans call for end to nuclear power: "Fukushima was warning from God"

On the fifth anniversary of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake of 11 March 2011, the Anglican Church in Japan is reissuing its call for a world without nuclear power plants.

03 March 2016

Japan's churches call for end to racial discrimination

Representatives from 20 Japanese churches, including the Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan, have called on the Japanese government to “eliminate racial discrimination” in the country and to introduce laws to “outlaw hate speech and other forms of discrimination.” 

02 December 2015

Australian Board of Mission celebrates 165 anniversary

A response from the Church of England to a request from the Bishop of New Zealand for a boat to be used in missionary work in 1850 led to mission outreach work whose fruit is seen today in a number of Anglican provinces.

29 October 2015

East Asia: Young peoples message of hope on poverty conflict and migration

A scheduled meeting of the bishops of East Asia has been cancelled, so that the budget can be spent instead on a gathering of young people from the region – such was the effect of the young people’s participation in the Full Assembly of the Council of Churches of East Asia (CCEA) last week.

12 October 2015

Behold I make all things new

The Sermon by the Most Revd Renato Mag-Gay Abibico, Prime Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines,
at the opening of the Council of Churches of East Asia Full Assembly, October 2015

09 October 2015

CCEA conference - Building just and compassionate societies is the first task of mission

Poverty is a scourge, a scandal and a sin against God, the Most Revd Renato Mag-Gay Abibico, the Prime Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, said in a sermon during a poignant service to open the full assembly of the Council of Churches of East Asia (CCEA).

08 October 2015

Archbishop Welby praises 'ongoing project of reconciliation' on VJ Day

Japanese and British promoters of reconciliation join veterans for dedicated Evensong service

17 August 2015

Indigenous Anglican bishop condemns brutal logic of greed and power

Forces that led to nuclear attack on Hiroshima are at work now in destruction of climate

10 August 2015