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Police and Fire Service investigation rules out arson as cause of Royston church blaze

Investigators have ruled out arson as the cause of a fire which severely damaged a Church of England parish Church last December.

17 April 2019

Preliminary cathedral reinstatement works underway as Christchurch greets new bishop

The new bishop of Christchurch, Dr Peter Carrell, will be installed tomorrow (Saturday) in the shadow of the earthquake damaged cathedral.

08 February 2019

Anglican Church in Bermuda closes doors after heavy rains cause roof to collapse

An Anglican Church on the north Atlantic island of Bermuda has been forced to close its doors after heavy rains caused the roof to collapse.

04 February 2019

Royston churches unite after arson attack on Church of England parish church

Churches in Royston, Hertfordshire, will join together on Friday for united prayer following an arson attack on the town’s Anglican parish.

12 December 2018

Outpouring of support after arson attack forces English church to cancel services

A Church of England parish church in Hertfordshire was forced to cancel services yesterday after arsonists set fire to their historic building.

10 December 2018

Christchurch celebrates the diocese’s first “church from scratch” in 40 years

The first parish “church from scratch” to be built in New Zealand’s Diocese of Christchurch in 40 years will be consecrated early next year.

26 November 2018

Taranaki Cathedral praised for its earthquake strengthening proposals

Moves to re-open St Mary’s Cathedral in Taranaki, New Zealand, move a step closer after Resource Consent was granted for the proposals.

16 August 2018

Six Anglican churches in Christchurch shortlisted for post-earthquake heritage awards

More than half the finalists in an award for earthquake-related preservation of heritage buildings in Christchurch are Anglican churches.

16 May 2018

Navajoland sees new uses for old hospital as Presiding Bishop blesses re-consecrated chapel

A mission serving a First Nations community in New Mexico is committed to renovating its former historic hospital building in Farmington.

04 May 2018

Online fundraising campaign launched as fire destroys First Nation church in Canada

A northern Manitoba parish has launched a fundraising campaign to replace its burned-down church in the Shamattawa First Nation.

01 May 2018