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Episcopalians offer help in the face of danger as wildfires rage through Northern California

Episcopalians in Northern California continue to monitor the growing wildfires while helping their communities deal with the ongoing disaster.

13 October 2017

US Episcopalians step in as 17 die in Californian wildfires

Churches and church halls are accommodating some of the 20,000 people evacuated from their homes because of wild fires in California.

11 October 2017

Historic Western Cape church badly damaged in student protest arson attack

A 130-year-old church at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town has been badly damaged in a suspected arson attack.

28 September 2017

Episcopalians helping in south-eastern US fire recovery

Episcopalians are working to help their communities in the aftermath of catastrophic wildfires that have destroyed parts of the Great Smoky Mountains.

02 December 2016

Mosque steps in to feed homeless as fire forces continued closure of Exeter Cathedral

A weekly soup-kitchen run by Exeter Cathedral will switch to another location this week, because the building remain closed following a serious fire.

01 November 2016

Major fire devastates historic buildings opposite Exeter cathedral

The Bishop of Exeter has praised the “heroic” efforts of firefighters who have spent the past few days fighting a major fire opposite Exeter Cathedral.

31 October 2016

Chaplain impressed by resilience as fires ravage Madeira

The Anglican priest serving the island of Madeira has spoken of the resilience of local people as they battled severe fires which ravaged the community.

12 August 2016

Fort McMurray wildfire finally under control

The wildfire that has been raging in and around Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, is finally under control, but it could take until next year until the flames are finally extinguished.

06 July 2016

Anglicans offer prayer-space for arson-hit Muslims

The Bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday). The fire, in a former church building, is the fifth suspicious fire to hit places of worship in Geelong in recent months.

18 May 2016

Anglicans pitch in for Fort McMurray fire relief

As evacuees from Fort McMurray contemplate waiting weeks before they can return to their fire-ravaged city, Anglicans are continuing to reach out in support. On Friday, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund announced an initial grant of $15,000 to the diocese of Athabasca, in which Fort McMurray falls, to help with its immediate needs.

12 May 2016

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The Primates’ Meeting 2017: in-depth coverage

Follow ACNS’ in-depth coverage of the 2-6 October Primates’ Meeting, in Canterbury Cathedral, England, the mother church of the Anglican Communion.

Celebrations as Sudan becomes Anglican Communion’s 39th province

All Saints Cathedral in Khartoum was the setting for joyous celebrations as Sudan became the newest province of the Anglican Communion.