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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...

September 13, 2013

[World Council of Churches press release] “Justice and peace now!” was a call made by the young participants of the Asia-Pacific Students and Youth Gathering (ASYG) in the Philippines. They affirmed their role in revitalizing the ecumenical movement, aspiring to be “seeds of hope, catalysts of...

July 12, 2013

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Japan/Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK) has launched the second phase of its Isshoni Aruko (Let Us Walk Together) project, set up after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear fallout of March 2011 that left tens of thousands dead, missing or injured...

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...

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