Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma)

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August 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] An ecumenical association for theological educators in Myanmar held a training workshop on cross cultural mission and research approaches this month. The four-day event was led by the Church of Ireland’s Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson and a Church of...

December 6, 2011

[Lambeth Palace] At the request of Archbishop Rowan Williams, a pastoral visit was made by the Right Revd Lord Carey to the Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma).

Lord Carey, former Archbishop of Canterbury, was accompanied by Lady Carey and Canon Roger Symon on the visit which took...

September 30, 2009

Immigration Critic Olivia Chow is calling for a "free and fair" appeals process in the wake of the denial of visitor visas to 11 Anglicans from Myanmar.

The group had been invited by the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia to take part in a cultural exchange.

"Decisions appear to...

December 19, 2008

A rural church in Smyrna, Tennessee has grown both spiritually and numerically since welcoming 70 Myanmar refugees into its fold.

"It's a classic example of the Advent story," said Michael Williams, incoming senior warden at All Saints, Smyrna, Tennessee. "We could not find God, but God...

October 7, 2008

Five months after Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar (Burma), people in the impoverished country are still struggling to rebuild their lives. Nargis, a category 4 storm, tore down trees and buildings, destroyed crops and livestock and cut power and communications in the Ayeyarwady Delta region, home...

May 19, 2008

The Archbishop of the Church of the Province of Myanmar, the Most Rev. Stephen Than Myint Oo, has issued a statement in response to the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis, the worst natural disaster in Myanmar's history.

Sisters and brothers in Christ,

On Saturday 17 May...

May 14, 2008

The Episcopal chaplain aboard one of four U.S. Navy ships waiting off the coast of Myanmar to deliver aid to the cyclone-ravaged country says "it is so gut wrenching seeing a government turn down help at the expense of people who have so little anyway."

"I have been praying that our...

May 5, 2008

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is providing emergency assistance to communities in Burma affected by Cyclone Nargis. The storm, packing winds up to 120 miles per hour, swept through the country on Saturday, May 3, leaving at least 4,000 dead and 3,000 unaccounted. Officials fear that...

January 21, 2008

The Church of the Province of Myanmar (Burma) elected Stephen Than Myint Oo as its Primate and Bishop of Rangoon out of a field of five nominees on January 15 at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Yangon, Myanmar.

Myint, 50, has served as Bishop of Hpa'an since 2005. He will be installed as...

August 13, 2007

In Myanmar, Christians comprise only five to seven percent of the population, with Anglicans representing about two percent. Earning an average of 40 cents per day, a priest often serves six or more parishes, sometimes wandering the mountains looking for parishioners displaced by military and...

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