Hong Kong cathedral hosts celebration of Anglican diocese

[Anglican Communion News Service] St John’s Cathedral, the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong Island, held a special service “Celebrating Hong Kong” this week to celebrate the “vibrancy, diversity and achievements of Hong Kong.” During the service, faith leaders and the chief executive of Hong Kong SAR took part in candle lighting and […]

Religious leaders emphasize interfaith harmony for peace in Pakistan

[Anglican Communion News Service] Interfaith and religious harmony is essential to bring about “guaranteed long-term peace and stability” in Pakistan, senior faith leaders said at a peace conference organized by the Diocese of Peshawar. Bishop Humphrey Peters, who has since been elected as the new Primate and Moderator of the Church of Pakistan, convened the meeting, […]

Churches mobilized as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200

[Anglican Communion News Service] Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding in the country’s Southern and Sabaragamuwa regions. On May 31, Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Center said that 202 people had died as a result of the devastating floods and […]

Women’s mentoring is focus of Thailand gathering

[Anglican Communion News Service] Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a consultation April 20-22 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was convened by the World Council of Churches Department on Ecumenical Theological Education and supported by the Foundation for […]

International Anglican students gather in Philippines

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than forty students from Japan, Korea and the Philippines have taken part in an international learning program at Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City in the Philippines organized by CUAC – the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion, a world-wide network of Anglican colleges and universities. Full article.

Anglican secretary general briefs bishops of Pakistan during retreat in England

[Anglican Communion News Service] The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has told the Church of Pakistan it has something to offer to the Communion because of its experience of being a minority church in a Muslim Country. The eight Bishops of Pakistan, during a three-day retreat in England, were questioning how their […]

Presiding Bishop visits the Diocese of Taiwan

‘To follow Jesus is to become who God intended you to be’

[Episcopal News Service – Taipei, Taiwan] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry brought the message of the Jesus Movement to the Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan during its recent Diocesan Synod, Feb. 24-26, telling Taiwanese Episcopalians to “follow Jesus in the Episcopal way.” “If you follow in the way of Jesus and your life begins to reflect his […]

Episcopal, Chinese church relationship strengthened through visit

Presiding Bishop met with government, church leaders in Beijing and Shanghai

[Episcopal News Service – Beijing and Shanghai] It was building friendships and strengthening relationships that characterized the Most Rev. Michael Curry’s first official visit as presiding bishop and primate to Asia and Southeast Asia last month, including in China where he and his staff met with government officials and leaders of the Protestant Christian Church. […]

Une visite qui renforce les relations entre l’église épiscopale et l’église chinoise

[Episcopal News Service – Pékin et Shanghaï] La création de liens d’amitié et le renforcement des relations ont dominé la première visite officielle de l’Évêque Primat Michael Curry le mois dernier en Asie et en Asie du Sud-Est, y compris en Chine où il a, avec son personnel, rencontré les dirigeants du gouvernement et les leaders […]

La relación de la Iglesia Episcopal con la Iglesia en China se fortalece a durante la visita.

El Obispo Primado se reunió con líderes del gobierno y de la Iglesia en Pekín y en Shanghái

[Episcopal News Service – Pekín y Shanghái] Fue la creación de amistades y el fortalecimiento de relaciones lo que caracterizó la primera visita oficial del Rvdmo. Michael Curry a la China y el Asia Sudoriental el mes pasado. En China, él y el personal que lo acompañaba se reunieron con funcionarios del gobierno y líderes de […]