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September 22, 2014

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop Justin Welby has issued a statement on the first anniversary of the suicide bombings at All Saints Church, Peshawar, Pakistan, on 22 September 2013 in which more than 100 Christians were killed.

Archbishop Justin Welby said:

“As we...

September 21, 2014

[Episcopal News Service – Taipei, Taiwan] God is calling the church in Asia to be an agent of reconciliation and a prophetic witness, three Asian Anglican archbishops told the House of Bishops, and they said the church across the world also must respond to the same call.

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September 21, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] One year ago today (on Sept. 22, 2013) two suicide bombers targeted All Saints Anglican Church in Peshawar at the end of a Sunday worship service, killing 127 people and injuring 170. Many of the victims were women and children. Bishop Samuel Azariah of...

August 28, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches in India’s southern Kerala state have given a mixed response to government proposals for a total prohibition of alcohol within 10 years.

While Christian leaders have welcomed the ban, which will be gradually phased in over the next decade, some...

June 12, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] Japanese Anglicans have strongly condemned racism in the country and vowed “to eradicate hate crime and hate speech and strive to establish a true multiracial and mutlicultural society.”

In a statement issued after their 61st synod, representatives of...

May 27, 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby meets local Christians in Pakistan. Photo: Diocese of Raiwand

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Justin Welby has received a warm welcome from the Church of Pakistan on the first day of his visit there.

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February 13, 2014

[From the Diocese of Peshawar with additional reporting by ACNS] Korean Christians are planning to build a peace center in the memory of the martyrs of the All Saints’ Church Peshawar.

The project was revealed in the Diocese of Peshawar’s newsletter The Frontier News in which the...

December 3, 2013

The members of the EAM-EDS Theological Education Committee are, L-R, Peter Ng, Elease Armstrong, Fred Vergara, Gale Yee, Kwok Pui Lan and Jim Kodera. Joanne Manning, and Joanne Manning, controller of EDS and administrator of scholarship funds, is also shown with the...

November 18, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] On Sept. 22, 2013, two suicide bombers targeted All Saints Anglican Church in Peshawar at the end of a Sunday worship service, killing 127 people and injuring 170. Many of the victims were women and children. Bishop Samuel Azariah of the Diocese of Raiwind,...

October 2, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Having young Anglicans arrange and run their own camps could be the answer to an aging church population, according to a Japanese bishop.

Bishop of Kobe Andrew Yatuka Nakamura told ACNS that his diocese is seeing more young people going on to ordained...

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