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 […]

La visita del Obispo Primado fortalece los vínculos entre la Iglesia Episcopal y la Anglicana de Hong Kong

[Episcopal News Service – Hong Kong] En su primera visita oficial a la Provincia Anglicana de Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui, el obispo primado Michael Curry descubrió que la Iglesia cristiana en Hong Kong y en el resto del Asia está creciendo, y robusteció su creencia de que las relaciones centradas en el evangelio son esenciales […]

U.S.-based, Philippine Episcopal churches enter concordat agreement

Presiding Bishop visited the Philippines on Asia, Southeast Asia tour

[Episcopal News Service – Manila, Philippines] When Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Prime Bishop Renato Abibico recently signed a concordat agreement, they did so as equals. Longtime covenant companions, the Episcopal Church and Episcopal Church in the Philippines entered a new commitment to remain in partnership and to learn from one another in the areas […]

Video: Presiding Bishop preaches at St. John’s in Hong Kong

[Episcopal News Service — Hong Kong] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached to a standing room only crowd that overflowed into the courtyard at St. John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong’s central business district on Feb. 19. Curry is on his first official visit to Asia since his July 2015 election as presiding bishop and primate of the […]

Bruce W. Woodcock named partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Bruce W. Woodcock has been named Episcopal Church partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. In his position as the partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific, Woodcock will be responsible for nurturing Episcopal Church relationships with Anglican […]

New moderator chosen for Church of South India

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Madhya Kerala, Thomas Oommen, has been chosen to be the new moderator of the Church of South India. He was elected by an overwhelming majority at the CSI Synod meeting at Kottayam in the state of Kerala. Thomas had been the deputy moderator. He succeeds Bishop Govada Dyvasiryvadam […]

Church in India responds to devastating cyclone Vardah

[Anglican Communion News Service] Church leaders from the Diocese of Madras in India distributed food parcels and other aid to some of the thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Vardah. The cyclone hit Chennai on Dec. 12, 2016, killing 10 people. It was the strongest storm in the region for two decades. Trees were uprooted, cattle […]

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. In this full-time position, the partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific nurtures Episcopal Church relationships with Anglican Communion partners in the region […]