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World’s churches highlight plight of innocent fleeing violence in Syria

Speaking on behalf of churches across the world, WCC General Secretary has called for an end to the violence in north-east Syria.

17 October 2019

Prayer response to Turkey airport terror attack

Last night’s terror attack at Istanbul International Airport has been met with a wave of prayer from Anglican and other Christian leaders.

29 June 2016

"Action" call as 26 refugees drown off Greece

Ten children – five boys and five girls – are amongst 26 Kurdish refugees from Iraq who have been confirmed to have drowned off the coast of Samos Island in Greece yesterday, the Anglican mission agency United Society (formerly USPG) say.

29 January 2016

Memorial to Armenian Genocide erected in Dublin Anglican cathedral

A Khachker – a traditional Armenian cross made from volcanic stone – has been erected in the grounds of Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin in a service attended by Christian leaders from across the denominations in Ireland

07 December 2015

Two Anglican Church celebrations in Turkey

Canon John Higgins reports on two stories reflecting life in the church in Ankara in recent weeks.

18 June 2014

Earthquake Aid

Earthquake Aid

The Anglican community in Istanbul has recently announced the continuing struggle of its Istanbul Anglican Earthquake Appeal, which was set up after the huge earthquake in Turkey earlier this year

20 December 1999