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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

Archbishop appeals for prayers and donations as Church responds to PNG earthquake

The death toll from last week’s Magnitude 7.5 tremor in Papua New Guinea has reached 67 as aftershocks continue to hit the island.

06 March 2018

Prayers urged after 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea

A large earthquake in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province has left more than 30 people dead and over 300 injured, according to reports.

27 February 2018

Church aids relief effort after 6.4 Magnitude earthquake strikes Taiwan’s Hualien county

Officials say 17 people died following last week’s Magnitude 6.4 earthquake in Hualien, east Taiwan, as rescue efforts are called off.

12 February 2018

Earthquake repairs to Washington National Cathedral could last another decade

An earthquake that struck in August 2011 caused an estimated £25.1 million damage to the stonework of Washington National Cathedral.

05 January 2018

Church continues to support victims of September’s earthquake in Mexico

Anglicans in Mexico are continuing to support the victims of September’s 7.1 Magnitude earthquake, in which 370 people were killed.

05 December 2017

Christchurch City Council consults on $10 million cathedral contribution

The City of Christchurch has launched a consultation on how to fund its $10 million share of the re-build costs for the city’s cathedral.

11 October 2017

Bishop of Mexico thanks Communion for prayers and concern

The Bishop of Mexico has thanked members of the Anglican Communion for their prayers and concern following last week’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake.

29 September 2017

Prayer urged as natural disasters strike Mexico and Caribbean islands

More than 225 people have died after a large earthquake struck Mexico; and Caribbean islands are being devastated by Hurricane Maria.

20 September 2017

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Christchurch diocesan synod will consider giving its earthquake-ravaged cathedral as a gift to the people of New Zealand.

15 August 2017