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October 1, 2013

[Titus on Mission] In a conversation from Peshawar today, Bishop Humphrey Sarfaraz Peters of the Diocese of Peshawar said that the confirmed death toll from the bombing at All Saints’ Church on Sept. 22 in the old section of the city stands at 127, with 170 injured.

“It has been just...

September 26, 2013

After our first morning service here at Christ Church in La Crosse, Wisconsin, on Sept. 23 I was teaching Psalm 79 to our adult Christian Education class. This psalm is about the national lament concerning the havoc brought by brutal violence on God’s people in Jerusalem. The psalmist...

September 25, 2013

[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury has drawn attention to the fact that Christians in Peshawar were talking of forgiveness immediately after suicide bombers attacked All Saints Church on Sunday.

But he added that Christians in Peshawar are also ‘crying out...

September 25, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of South India has today appointed its first female bishop.

The Rev. Eggoni Pushpalalitha was ordained in 1983 and has most recently served as a priest in the Diocese of Nadyal in Andhra Pradesh.

Her appointment comes only days after...

September 25, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] In between the years of the great earthquake (2005) and the great flood (2010) in Pakistan, Bishop Mano Rumalshah of the Diocese of Peshawar was my guest in Houston. One afternoon, as we drank chai tea, he received word from his diocesan office manager, Humphrey...

September 24, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Secretary General of the Anglican Communion has asked for Communion-wide prayer following the suicide attack on a church in Pakistan that left than 78 dead and more than 100 injured.

In a letter to the Anglican Communion’s Primates — its most senior...

September 13, 2013

[World Council of Churches press release] “Justice and peace now!” was a call made by the young participants of the Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Gathering (ASYG) in the Philippines. They affirmed their role in revitalizing the ecumenical movement, aspiring to be “seeds of hope, catalysts of...

July 12, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Japan/Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) has launched the second phase of its Isshoni Aruko (Let Us Walk Together) project, set up after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear fallout of March 2011 that left tens of thousands dead, missing or injured...

June 20, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, the Hong Kong Anglican Church, has adopted the Anglican Communion Covenant.

The province’s general secretary, the Rev. Peter Koon, wrote to the secretary general of the Anglican Communion, the Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon,...

June 19, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Paul Kwong, who was recently re-elected for a second six-year term as primate, has called Anglicans in Hong Kong to “do-it-yourself,”* to fulfill their own ministries rather than rely on external assistance.

The church’s Echo Magazine...

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