Archbishop Welby expresses vision for Anglican Communion at East Asian Anglican meeting

Posted Oct 7, 2019

Archbishop Justin Welby addresses the Council of the Church in East Asia. Photo: ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican primates, bishops, clergy and laity from provinces in East Asia heard the archbishop of Canterbury give a powerful vision for the ministry of the Anglican Communion on Oct. 4. Archbishop Justin Welby made the comments during an address at the triennial Full Assembly meeting of the Council of the Church in East Asia (CCEA), which is taking place in Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, East Malaysia. In his address, Welby spoke of the potential and capacity of the Anglican Communion to work for transformation in the world.

The CCEA brings together Anglican churches in Cambodia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam, as well as Australia and Japan.

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