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“Fantabulous” news as West Yorkshire church re-opens two-years after flood

A West Yorkshire church will be re-dedicated next weekend, almost two years after it was severely damaged by Boxing Day floods.

27 October 2017

Prayer and action following Sierra Leone landslides

Mass burial ceremonies for the victims of this week’s catastrophic landslides in the Sierra Leonean capital Freetown have begun.

17 August 2017

Churches mobilised as Sri Lanka floods death toll passes 200

Clergy in Sri Lanka have been urged to prepare their churches and church halls to provide refuge for people displaced by serious flooding. 

31 May 2017

Anglican Church in Peru calls for aid

The Anglican Church in Peru has established the ‘Help us to help Others’ commission,’ to mobilise financial support for the most vulnerable and neglected communities amid ongoing floods and mudslides.

04 April 2017

Church responds to devastating Cyclone Vardah

Church leaders from the diocese of Madras distributed food parcels and other aid to some of the thousands of people displaced by Cyclone Vardah.

12 January 2017

Flood of generosity opens mission doors

The generous response by Australian Anglicans to a disaster relief fund enabled the Diocese of Tasmania to provide its flood-hit community with emergency care packs. 

12 August 2016

Church in Sri Lanka responds to devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has launched an emergency response to devastating floods in Sri Lanka that have claimed over 100 lives and left thousands homeless and without resources.

23 June 2016

Church implements disaster strategy after devastating floods

The Church of Ceylon has implemented its disaster management plan in response to devastating floods that have displaced around 225,000 people and seriously impacted a further 200,000. Heavy rains have resulted in the confirmed deaths of 92 people; and a significant number of injures. Scores of people remain missing.

24 May 2016

Christmas "cancelled" in India; but re-instated in Pakistan

“Exuberant” Christmas celebrations in the Diocese of Madras, part of the Church of South India (CSI), have been cancelled as the Moderator calls on churches to focus efforts on flood relief; but in the Diocese of Peshawar, part of the Church of Pakistan, an improving security situation means that Christmas is back after a two-year absence.

17 December 2015

Soldiers on flood-relief duty given sanctuary in local church

A platoon of soldiers has taken up residence in a church in north-west England – but the troops are not part of an invasion force – they are helping to alleviate the effects of severe flooding that has impacted north-east England.

11 December 2015

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Features 

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.