Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific

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October 11, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] For the first time in 23 years, Christians from around Asia are gathering to reflect on mission in an Asian context. The fourth Asian Mission Conference – the first since the 1994 conference in Seoul, South Korea – got underway today in Yangon, Myanmar. More...

August 9, 2017

[National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA] The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA calls for an immediate cessation of hostile acts and rhetoric between the leaders of North Korea and the United States. Steps must be taken immediately to avoid the possibility of a...

August 9, 2017

The Rev. Kim Young Ju, general secretary of National Council of Churches in Korea. Photo: NCCK

[World Council of Churches] In an emergency letter to South Korean president Moon Jae-In, the National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK) urged immediate dialogue to ease military tension in...

July 13, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] St John’s Cathedral, the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong Island, held a special service “Celebrating Hong Kong” this week to celebrate the “vibrancy, diversity and achievements of Hong Kong.” During the service, faith leaders and the chief...

May 24, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia, or CCA, has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on May 23 in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte.

The CCA, a fellowship of churches and ecumenical councils in Asia,...

May 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Sixteen young leaders from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have started two weeks of training in the South Pacific island of Tonga to help their communities adapt to climate change. The course will aim to improve their resilience in...

May 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has condemned the arrest and detention of Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church) last week. Bishop Morales was arrested with his wife, driver and a companion at a...

March 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than forty students from Japan, Korea and the Philippines have taken part in an international learning program at Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City in the Philippines organized by CUAC – the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, a...

November 9, 2016

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has announced the retirement of Canon Peter C. Ng from his position as Episcopal Church Partnership Officer for Asia and the Pacific, a position he has held since 2005.

“The true Christ-centered holiness, humility and humanity of Peter have made him a...

March 14, 2016

Simione Ravu was knocked out after Cyclone Winston hurled his house, with him still inside it, through the air before slamming it into a stream bank. He was later found by fellow Maniava residents in the mouth of a cave. Photo: Anglican Taonga

[Anglican Taonga] Simione Ravu, aged 66,...

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