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October 13, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Asia Bibi, the Christian woman on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy in a row over drinking water, will have to wait for her Supreme Court appeal after a hearing due to take place Oct. 13 was adjourned. Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-...

September 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Campaigners for a young Christian Pakistani woman on death row for allegedly breaking the blasphemy law have urged members of the Anglican Consultative Council to step up their efforts to get her released.

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September 6, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] After 20 years of prayers, hopes and fundraising, a new women’s mission center opened in Seoul, Korea, in early September. The idea for the center was first mooted in a resolution from the Anglican Church of Korea’s Women’s Forum in 1993. The project...

August 15, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches in India held a “black day” of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by Christians and Muslims in the country’s caste system. Indian society has, for centuries, operated the caste system of social stratification, with...

June 23, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ceylon has launched an emergency response to devastating floods in Sri Lanka that have claimed more than 100 lives and left thousands homeless and without resources. As floodwaters recede, agencies are taking stock. Communities require...

June 9, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] A thousand church schools are set to become ‘green schools’ over the next year as part of an ambitious environmental plan by the Church of South India (CSI).

Representatives from 23 dioceses in CSI, including teachers, youth leaders and eco...

June 7, 2016

Members of the first Church of Pakistan delegation to ChinaPhoto: Church of Pakistan

[Anglican Communion News Service] A new link between the Church of Pakistan and Christians in China started last month with the very first visit to the neighboring country by an official...

May 27, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Easter Day suicide bombing at Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan, that killed at least 72 Christians and Muslims and injured more than 300, sent shockwaves throughout the region.

But the March 27 attack did not deter Episcopalian Caroline...

May 16, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of Australia, Archbishop Philip Freier, has increased the pressure on Pakistan over their continued detention of Asia Bibi under the country’s much criticized blasphemy laws, by writing to Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Australia, Naela...

February 3, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The moderator of the Church of South India, the Most Rev. Govada Dyvasirvadam, has spoken out against continuing caste-based discrimination in schools and higher education institutions after meeting the mother of Rohith Vemula, a research student at...

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