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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...

June 12, 2013

[World Council of Churches press release] In a World Council of Churches (WCC) consultation in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong, participants reflected on “Asia’s human security challenges” today and how to strengthen efforts of working towards “sustainable peace with justice in Northeast Asia.”

In...

June 6, 2013

[World Council of Churches] “A new framework for negotiation for peace and unification of the Korean peninsula is the need of the hour…especially in the context that the armistice agreement declared 60 years ago lost its effect,” said Dr. Lee Jae-joung, former minister of the Ministry...

May 23, 2013

[Episcopal Relief & Development — Press Release] In Puxi Village, a tiny locale in the Hunan Province of south central China, Liqin (Lee-cheen) greeted her visitors warmly and invited them into her home for lunch.  She had just been packing up a meal to take to her husband...

March 18, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans in Japan are considering the next phase of a key project set up to help the most vulnerable following the country’s triple disaster two years ago.

The Isshoni Aruko (Let Us Walk Together) project provided relief and rehabilitation for...

February 21, 2013

Prime Bishop Edward Malacdan of the Philippines celebrates Thanksgiving Mass at Trinity University of Asia’s Golden Jubilee Feb. 4 in Quezon City. The Rev. Canon James G. Callaway, General Secretary of the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, sixth from right, preached...

November 26, 2012

Bishop K. H. Ting and Bishop David Lai of Taiwan during a meeting in November 2006. ENS Photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service] K. H. Ting, an Anglican bishop prior to China’s Cultural Revolution and a pioneer in the country’s post-denominational era, died...

January 8, 2007

As torture, forced disappearances and assassinations continue across Asia, Christians and members of other religions must help safeguard human rights, says the head of a regional inter-religious human rights watchdog.

 

"Human rights in the world can be better implemented when...

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