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Church of South India appeals for help as flood waters “wreak havoc” in Kerala

At least 39 people are now known to have died as unprecedented torrential rains causes severe flooding in parts of Kerala, south India.

14 August 2018

Kobe Diocese establish support centres in response to serious flooding

The Diocese of Kobe, part of the Anglican Communion in Japan,   has responded to significant flooding by establishing support centres.

14 August 2018

Asian ecumenical leader expresses “profound grief” after 100 killed in Indonesia earthquakes

The General Secretary of the Christian Conference of Asia expresses “profound grief” after more than 100 die in Indonesia earthquakes.

06 August 2018

“Heartbreaking” devastation in California wild-fires shows strength of church-community ties

The Church’s response to devastating wildfires that have displaced tens of thousands, destroyed 1,000 homes and killed six people.

03 August 2018

Services and commemorations mark first anniversary of London tower block fire

A memorial service has been held at a London church close to the scene of a devastating fire in a block of flats in which 72 people died.

14 June 2018

Monument to Canadian shipwreck hero unveiled in Anglican church cemetery

A long-forgotten Canadian hero buried in an unmarked grave in an Anglican cemetery for more than a century now has his own headstone.

06 June 2018

African Anglican leaders look at engaging with politicians to make society better

Senior Anglican leaders in Africa are considering how the Church should engage more with politicians on the continent to improve society.

14 May 2018

Archbishop appeals for prayers and donations as Church responds to PNG earthquake

The death toll from last week’s Magnitude 7.5 tremor in Papua New Guinea has reached 67 as aftershocks continue to hit the island.

06 March 2018

Prayers urged after 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea

A large earthquake in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province has left more than 30 people dead and over 300 injured, according to reports.

27 February 2018

Young Polynesian Anglicans put disaster training into action as Cyclone Gita his Tonga

As Cyclone Gita headed towards Tonga, a group of young Anglicans gathered at their Church in Nuku’alofa to prepare their response.

15 February 2018

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.