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June 9, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A thousand church schools are set to become ‘green schools’ over the next year as part of an ambitious environmental plan by the Church of South India (CSI).

Representatives from 23 dioceses in CSI, including teachers, youth leaders and eco...

June 7, 2016

Members of the first Church of Pakistan delegation to ChinaPhoto: Church of Pakistan

[Anglican Communion News Service] A new link between the Church of Pakistan and Christians in China started last month with the very first visit to the neighboring country by an official...

May 27, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Easter Day suicide bombing at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 72 Christians and Muslims and injured more than 300, sent shockwaves throughout the region.

But the March 27 attack did not deter Episcopalian Caroline Carson...

May 16, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has increased the pressure on Pakistan over their continued detention of Asia Bibi under the country’s much criticized blasphemy laws, by writing to Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Australia, Naela...

February 3, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The moderator of the Church of South India, the Most Rev. Govada Dyvasirvadam, has spoken out against continuing caste-based discrimination in schools and higher education institutions after meeting the mother of Rohith Vemula, a research student at...

May 28, 2015

[Anglican Communion News Service] The House of Bishops of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK – The Anglican Communion in Japan) has renewed commitments to put peace and reconciliation at the core of the church’s mission in a message concerning the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second...

December 18, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Peshawar has said that, following what he called “another unimaginable horror,” the Church of Pakistan has decided to cancel its Christmas celebrations.

Peshawar Bishop Humphrey Peters spoke solemnly about the aftermath of the recent...

November 7, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Pakistan has said a Christian couple beaten and burned in a brick kiln was revenge for unpaid bills, not because they had damaged a Qur’an.

A member of the united church, that comprises several...

October 29, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer, has announced the awarding of a $150,000 grant devoted to Asian Ministries at the Li Tim-Oi Center for Chinese Ministry in San Gabriel, CA (Diocese of Los Angeles).

The funding, to...

October 17, 2014

[Anglican Alliance] In a recent visit to the Diocese of Peshawar, Pakistan, Andy Bowerman, Co-Director for the Anglican Alliance, heard from those affected by the bombing of All Saints Church last year.  He writes this reflection.

“Last year was the worst year of my life. I do not see...

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