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June 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Japanese parish priests shared stories of suffering from victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster at an International Forum for a Nuclear-Free World held in Sendai, Japan, last week. A joint statement from the forum, due out next month, is expected to...

December 18, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Japan has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood with an overnight retreat and celebratory Eucharist. The retreat, at the Anglican Community of Nazareth in Tokyo, was led by the Rev. Ajuko Ueda, a priest and...

November 19, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Ecumenical leaders, led by the United Methodist Church and joined by the World Council of Churches, met in Atlanta, Georgia, this month to discuss ways of bearing Christian witness to Korean peace efforts.

The Roundtable for Peace on the Korean Peninsula, from...

October 8, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Guests from around the world have joined local Anglicans for a series of events to mark the 20th anniversary of the Anglican Province of Hong Kong – the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui. Thousands gathered for a colorful celebration of the Eucharist at the vast...

October 1, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Moon Hing of West Malaysia, the primate of the Anglican Church of South East Asia, has appealed for prayer for victims of an earthquake and tsunami in the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The death toll on Oct. 1 rose to 1,203, according to the Chinese...

September 21, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Leaders from Anglican Churches in east Asia have expressed repentance for not playing “a proper role” in the Korean conflict. The comment was made in a communiqué issued at the end of this year’s meeting of the Council of the Church in East Asia – which brings...

July 13, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of 40 young Christians from the united Church of Pakistan, the Presbyterian Church of Pakistan, and the Roman Catholic Church have met to discuss the country’s forthcoming general elections. The event, on the role of young people in nation building in...

July 12, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ceylon’s Diocese of Colombo has launched a major environmental protection scheme which will see 20,000 trees planted on a single day in 2019. A “trial run” will see 2000 trees planted on 24 September 2018 ahead of the main Plant Trees, Plant Life...

July 10, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] One hundred delegates from six dioceses in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh have attended a regional missionary conference. During the event, hosted by Dornakal Diocese, the delegates discussed how “to spread and propagate the unconditional love and compassion of...

May 3, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches and Christians throughout Asia will observe Asia Sunday the week of May 13, with a focus on prayer. Asia Sunday is an initiative of the Christian Conference of Asia, which includes all the Anglican provinces in the region as well as the Anglican Church...

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