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October 7, 2019

Archbishop Justin Welby addresses the Council of the Church in East Asia. Photo: ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican primates, bishops, clergy and laity from provinces in East Asia heard the archbishop of Canterbury give...

September 27, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] An indigenous bishop from Sabah in Malaysia Sabah Bishop Melter J. Tais has been elected as the next Archbishop of South East Asia. and will take up his new role in February. Tais will follow Archbishop Ng Moon Hing and will lead the province for the next four...

September 17, 2019

Pope Francis delivers a speech in Port Louis, Mauritius, on Sept. 9, 2019. Photo: Vatican Media via Reuters/ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] The visit of Pope Francis to Mauritius on Sept. 9 brought fresh energy and confidence...

September 12, 2019

Archbishop Justin Welby at the memorial for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in India. Photo: Lambeth Palace

[Anglican Communion News Service] Learning from the past is essential to prevent further atrocities like the Jallianwala Bagh...

September 12, 2019

Archbishop Justin Welby at the memorial for the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in India. Photo: Lambeth Palace

[Anglican Communion News Service] Learning from the past is essential to prevent further atrocities like the Jallianwala Bagh...

August 15, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Mauritius and former primate of the Anglican Church of the Indian Ocean, Archbishop Ian Ernest, has helped launch an appeal to restore the Cathedral of St. James, the mother church of the Diocese of Mauritius, which has been closed for the past...

August 2, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Representatives from 10 countries across Asia have taken part in a consultation affirming a new approach to whole-life transformation for local churches and communities, based on biblical principles and using local assets and talents to help bring about change...

August 2, 2019

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and his wife, Caroline, are featured on the home page of the 2020 Lambeth Conference. Photo: 2020 Lambeth Conference

[Anglican Communion News Service] Pilgrimage, prayer and pastoral concern...

June 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Japanese parish priests shared stories of suffering from victims of the Fukushima nuclear disaster at an International Forum for a Nuclear-Free World held in Sendai, Japan, last week. A joint statement from the forum, due out next month, is expected to...

December 18, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Japan has celebrated 20 years of women’s ordination to the priesthood with an overnight retreat and celebratory Eucharist. The retreat, at the Anglican Community of Nazareth in Tokyo, was led by the Rev. Ajuko Ueda, a priest and...

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