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Hurricane Matthew effects on Bahamas' schools and churches revealed

The Bishop of several West Indies islands hit by Hurricane Matthew last month has spoken of how the diocese “fared relatively well”.

04 November 2016

Drones deployed to protect ancient churches

A remote controlled flying drone equipped with a video camera is to be used to identify maintenance requirements of historic churches in Yorkshire, England.

23 August 2016

Historic Welsh buildings receive legal protection

A new law approved last week by the devolved legislature in Wales to protect the nation’s historic built heritage has been welcomed by the Church in Wales. The Historic Environment (Wales) Act will become law next month when it receives Royal Assent.

15 February 2016

New church building after 84 years as mission outpost

A new church building has been consecrated for an Anglican worshipping community in Cuba, some 84 years after it was founded as a mission outpost.

04 February 2016

Fire causes significant damage to Belfast church

A firefighter has been taken to hospital after being injured tackling a blaze at a church in the Dunmurry district of Belfast, Northern Ireland, this morning (Monday). The Rector of the Church was also taken to hospital to be treated for the effects of smoke inhalation. Neither was seriously injured; but the damage to the church is said to be “significant.”

11 January 2016

Mediator reports on options to rebuild or replace Christchurch Cathedral

Christchurch Cathedral in New Zealand could be reinstated after a mediator reported that restoration work could leave the re-built cathedral “indistinguishable” from the one that was all-but destroyed by the 2011 earthquake. But the report says that the “costly and risky project” would be significantly more expensive and take much longer to build than a contemporary replacement.

08 January 2016

Boost for Middle East Christians as newly renovated churches re-dedicated

Two Anglican churches in Egypt and Israel are celebrating after completing renovations.

27 October 2015

More C of E church buildings placed on "at risk" register

The number of historic places of worship in England that are officially designated as being “at risk” – including many Anglican churches – has increased at a time when the overall number of at risk buildings and assets has decreased.

20 October 2015

Acute need for church building in Ethiopia

Only 20 out of the 70 Anglican congregations in Gambella, Ethiopia, have a church building

04 February 2014

 

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