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May 8, 2012

[Ecumenical News International — Hong Kong] As the May 4 – 10  meeting of the Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC) drew to a close, participants emphasized the importance of social witness and openness in...

December 23, 2010

Hong Kong Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops called for social justice in Christmas messages, whilst in Iraq Christians have been forced to curtail festivities that celebrate the birth of Jesus more than 2000 years ago, showing contrasts...

February 4, 2010

The Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Church in Hong Kong) will have to pay 180 million Hong Kong dollars (US$23 million) in taxes following a court ruling. The Anglican church had appealed to overturn a tax bill on profits made from...

December 10, 2009

Hong Kong Christians who are used to the impact of typhoons and live in one of the world's most crowded cities are among believers all over the globe who have committed themselves to practical measures to combat human-induced climate...

August 10, 2009

Hong Kong Christian leaders are warning against proposed government drug tests for schoolchildren because of fears they could stigmatize the students involved. Roman Catholic Bishop John Tong Hon said in a July 31 television interview...

December 18, 2008

Religions have a role to inspire people with hope and to help them to overcome the present global financial crisis, leaders of different faiths in Hong Kong have emphasized at an inter-religious event. "In view of the present global...

October 28, 2008

Recently elected leaders of China's officially sanctioned Protestant churches have said they care about house churches that sometimes operate underground and that they are willing to provide them with Bibles.   "For those house...

August 7, 2008

Some Chinese Christians see their invitation to the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics as a new recognition of religion in officially atheist China, while others hope it means the world's most populous nation will learn to respect...

July 9, 2008

The Anglican primate of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui has criticized the Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON), held in Jerusalem this June, for bringing "severe harm" to the Anglican Communion. Archbishop Paul Kwong said that...

June 11, 2008

The Amity Printing Company of Nanjing now has the capacity to print one million Bibles a month, and it is printing a special bilingual edition of the holy book so that those attending the Olympic Games will get a copy.   "The...

May 26, 2008

Christian groups in China are continuing to provide assistance to vulnerable communities devastated by the earthquake that struck the country's Sichuan Province on May 12, amid fears of impending disease outbreaks and the looming rainy...

November 26, 2007

Celebrations are planned in China to mark the production of more than 50 million Bibles in the People's Republic by the Amity Printing Company, a joint venture between the United Bible Societies and the Amity Foundation, which is a Chinese...

November 6, 2007

A group of Asian and African Anglican leaders who recently returned from a visit to China have praised a decision by the country's ruling Communist Party to include the word "religion" in its constitution.   "This is a...

October 18, 2007

Charity and social services not only help alleviate social problems like poverty and HIV and AIDS, they also help Chinese people to know about Christianity, the leader of the Amity Foundation, a Chinese Christian volunteer agency, has said...

September 25, 2007

The leader of the Anglican Church in Myanmar (Burma) has said he is praying for the nation as thousands of Buddhist monks are taking to the streets of the capital in non-violent protests. "We pray for peace and the future of the country...

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