We are grateful to Almighty God for bringing together Christian leaders from across churches in Semenanjung, Sabah and Sarawak to address the current controversy surrounding the impounding of Bahasa Malaysia Bibles, the Alkitab, at Port Klang and Kuching
The "Fourth Trumpet" statement from the Global South to South Encounter has called called for greater holiness, purpose and discipline after acknowledging two decades of conflict and controversy has affected their ability to fulfil the Great Commission.
Resounding cheers and shouts of joy filled the ground of the St. Andrew's Cathedral in Singapore, as Anglican Primates, bishops and clergy with raised hands, singing 'Christ triumphant, ever reigning,' gathered to pray and bless the new Archbishop of the Province of the Anglican Church in Southeast Asia, Dr John Chew.
An extra-ordinary tragic disaster of unprecedented magnitude hit Asia and the surrounding areas the day after Christmas. At this moment, News Reports and broadcasting Networks, locally and around the world, estimated the death toll to have surged past 55,000 with many more still missing and millions of people displaced
The Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia was held in Kudat, Sabah, from 18-21 November to elect the next Primate for the Province.
The Right Reverend Michael Ingham of the Diocese of New Westminster, Canada, has advertently broken communion of himself and his Diocese with the wider Anglican Communion by acting and teaching contrary to the Faith of the Church through the authorisation of a public rite for the blessing of same sex unions.
The Standing Committee is deeply saddened by the outbreak of hostilities in Iraq, recognising that war causes indiscriminate and untold suffering to many.
A resolve to promote peace, justice and real understanding between faiths was the main outcome of the meeting of the Council of Churches of East Asia (CCEA) which met in the Diocese of Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, in October.
On 20 May 2002 East Timor will become the first new independent country of the 21st century. This small Pacific Rim nation located just north of Australia is emerging from a very turbulent history but, with international assistance, the people of East Timor are facing the future with hope.
Warm Greetings to you from the Church of North India. As said in my earlier communication that Gujarat is slowly returning to normalcy. Thanks to the worldwide community for their overwhelming response. Apart from what the Diocese of Gujarat has received directly from within the country and outside we have received Rs.2.50 Crore towards Gujarat Earthquake Reconstruction Program.
In a service that combined Anglican solemnity and Charismatic Renewal spontaneity, four American priests were consecrated by two archbishops of the Anglican Communion June 24 in Denver as "missionary bishops" to America for the Anglican Mission in America (AMiA) under auspices of the provinces of Rwanda and South East Asia.
The Church of North India (CNI) has signed MOU with Gujarat State Management Authority in Partnership, for complete village development in Village Mavnugam, Taluka - Jodiya, District Jamnagar. In order to complete the Project successfully, CNI Gujarat Diocese has appointed M/s Artefact Projects (a Unit of Artefact Software & Finance Ltd.) Nagpur as Project Management Consultants.
Lambeth Palace has received notice from the Church of the Province of South East Asia's House of Bishops, that indicates that they do not support the intention of their Primate, the Most Revd Yong Ping Chung, to participate in a service as co-consecrator for bishops for the Anglican Mission in America on 24 June 2001.
I have received further confirmation today, that you intend to consecrate four bishops in Denver on Sunday June 24th. This news burdens and dismays me. You know that I have my own concerns about those bishops who are unwilling to adhere to the Lambeth resolutions.
On learning that Archbishops Kolini of Rwanda and Ping Chung of South East Asia intend to consecrate four further bishops in Denver on Sunday June 24th, to serve within the territorial boundary of the Episcopal Church of the USA, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, said in a letter to the two Archbishops:
China's last Anglican bishop, K.H. Ting, may be moving a bit more slowly these days, but at the age of 85 he has seen the most important developments in the life of the Chinese Christian church and he has come deep concerns about its future.
I have just arrived from my visit to Kutch, and in the continuation of my letter dated 27th of January, 2001. we would like to give you further details. I was there along with Bishop Sadgunam of ECI. The situation in Kutch is indescribable by any means in words.
Greetings. Thanks for your love, concern, prayers , email, telephones and letters to us in this time of grief sorrow and tragedy. On behalf of Gujarat Diocese and people of our state I say my heartfelt thanks to you.
On August 10th 1997 the Bishop of Kuching, the Rt Revd Made Katib, laid the foundation stone for St Basil's Church. Progress on the one acre site next to the Garland School in Batu Kawa has been slow, but it is hoped that the new building will be ready for use before Christmas 2001.
Bishop Datuk Yong Ping Chung, a Malaysian of Hakka descent, was born on 20th February 1941, the 2nd son in a family of 4 brothers. One of his brothers is also in the ministry. He is a convert from a Chinese traditional family. He has held the distinction of being the youngest member ever elected to the Diocesan Standing Committee when the Diocese of Sabah was inaugurated
This press conference gives me the opportunity to inform you and the public concerning the installation of the 2nd Archbishop of the Province of the Anglican Church in South East Asia. This will take place on 22nd February 2000 at 4.00 p.m. at All Saints' Cathedral, Kota Kinabalu. This is the first time such a big event happens in Sabah for the Anglican Church which has a history of almost 150 years.
The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA), the regional ecumenical organisation in Asia representing 119 member Churches and 14 national councils in 16 countries has called on Governments and Churches in Asia and around the world to provide immediate humanitarian assistance and food relief to North Korea.
Mae La refugee camp on the Burma-Thailand border, which is home to more than 2,000 Anglicans and 23,000 other refugees, came under military attack from across the Thai-Burma border recently, threatening a truce which has lasted for nearly a year.
The new Anglican Province of South East Asia was inaugurated on Friday 2 February in Singapore. The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd George Carey, installed the Most Revd Moses Tay as the first Archbishop of the new province which brings together the dioceses of Kuching, Sabah, Singapore and West Malaysia.
Many of you will recall that some eighteen months ago a number of British soldiers got seriously lost in the mountainous jungle of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. The investigation into that incident did not reflect well on the soldiers involved, and there were several who might have been grateful for the Word of the Lord quoted in Isaiah "And your ears shall hear a word behind you saying: `This is the way, walk in it' when you turn to the right or when you turn to the left".