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‘Our brothers and sisters in Texas and Louisiana need our help’

Long ago the prophet Malachi taught that we are all children of God by virtue of our creation by the same God. “Have we not all one father? Has not one God created us,” he asked (2:10).

30 August 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

Canadian relief agency reassures donors after Red Cross criticised on Haiti

The Primates’ World Relief and Development Fund has stressed that safeguards are in place to ensure donations are well-spent.

02 November 2016

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

Crisp income generation scheme boosts typhoon relief

A micro-business in which a group of women from the Philippines make a nutritious crisp snack from the taro fruit has proved to be so successful that a relief agency is buying the snack for use in disaster relief.

20 June 2016

Episcopal Relief & Development exceeds 75th anniversary goals

Thanks to the generous support and coordinated efforts of thousands of Episcopalians and friends, Episcopal Relief & Development’s 75th Anniversary Celebration exceeded its goals for fundraising and engagement throughout the Church and beyond. During the 75-week celebration, the organization raised $7.94 million USD.

02 March 2016

Cyclone Winston: Church responds to widespread damage in Fiji

The largest storm ever recorded in the region struck the islands of Fiji over the weekend, after causing widespread damage in Tonga. The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is already working to assess the damage and begin its response. 

22 February 2016

Nepal earthquake: update from local Anglicans

The Deanery of Nepal in the Diocese of Singapore, part of the Province of South East Asia, has issued an update, highlighting its work in supporting the victims of the April and May 2015 earthquakes that took the lives of 9,000 people; and of the remarkable growth in church numbers following the quakes.

02 February 2016

PE cancelled so pupils can feed the hungry

The largest Episcopal parish day school in the United States of America cancelled a PE lesson and pupil meetings and instead used the time to package more than 10,000 meals for hungry children in developing countries.

29 January 2016

Church of South India in Chennai flood relief

The Church of South India (CSI) Synod has launched an emergency response to assist the victims of severe flooding in Chennai. So far, at least 280 people have been killed as a result of the floods in the southern Indian city, which is also known as madras, and the wider Tamil Nadu state.

08 December 2015

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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.

Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.