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February 13, 2014

[From the Diocese of Peshawar with additional reporting by ACNS] Korean Christians are planning to build a peace center in the memory of the martyrs of the All Saints’ Church Peshawar.

The project was revealed in the Diocese of Peshawar’s newsletter The Frontier News in which the...

December 3, 2013

The members of the EAM-EDS Theological Education Committee are, L-R, Peter Ng, Elease Armstrong, Fred Vergara, Gale Yee, Kwok Pui Lan and Jim Kodera. Joanne Manning, and Joanne Manning, controller of EDS and administrator of scholarship funds, is also shown with the...

November 18, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] On Sept. 22, 2013, two suicide bombers targeted All Saints Anglican Church in Peshawar at the end of a Sunday worship service, killing 127 people and injuring 170. Many of the victims were women and children. Bishop Samuel Azariah of the Diocese of Raiwind,...

October 2, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] Having young Anglicans arrange and run their own camps could be the answer to an aging church population, according to a Japanese bishop.

Bishop of Kobe Andrew Yatuka Nakamura told ACNS that his diocese is seeing more young people going on to ordained...

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...

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