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Japan's great 2011 disaster remembered

Japan

A MEMORIAL service was held at Southwark Cathedral last weekend to remember the 15,893 dead and and those still living with the after-effects of the most powerful earthquake ever to hit Japan

Church pledges Taiwan quake aid

Church pledges Taiwan quake aid

THE Taiwanese Church will do everything it can to help those caught up in an earthquake last week, the Bishop of Taiwan, the Rt Revd David Lai, has said

Group visits Greece to observe refugees' plight

Group visits Greece to observe refugees

MaxMcClellan describes what he found when he visited Greece with a group from Us.

World news in brief

World news in brief

Pope to meet head of Russian Orthodox Church; Christian woman kidnapped by extremists in Burkina released; Hijab-wearing professor in US agrees to leave college; Son of murdered priest sentenced to life

Syrian political solution still needed, say charities in response to record aid pledges

Syrian political solution still needed, say charities in response to record aid pledges

BLANKETS will not stop bombs, Christian Aid has warned, at the conclusion of a conference that has secured $10 billion (£7 million) of pledges in humanitarian aid for victims of the Syrian crisis

Church in Calais 'Jungle' demolished

Church in Calais

A CHURCH and a mosque in the “Jungle” camp in Calais were bulldozed by the French authorities on Monday morning.

Mediators call off Syria talks after two days

Mediators call off Syria talks after two days

THE United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, has suspended intra-Syrian talks in Geneva to end five years of bloody warfare

Royal Commission probes paedophile allegation

Royal Commission probes paedophile allegation

PAEDOPHILE activity in the Church of England Boys Society in the 1970s and ’80s is the focus of hearings currently being held in Hobart, Tasmania, by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Idowu-Fearon suggests pro-gay US Church has put others in Communion at risk

Idowu-Fearon suggests pro-gay US Church has put others in Communion at risk

THE Secretary-General of the Anglican Communion, the Revd Dr Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has told Episcopalians in the United States that he is “inspired” by the way that they defend the rights of gay people, but that their decision on same-sex marriage has put other Churches in the Communion at risk

Rwanda hits poverty with family focus

Rwanda hits poverty with family focus

A DEVELOPMENT scheme that has seen thousands of families in Rwanda pulled out of poverty without spending a penny of foreign money has been praised in a UK tour by two African Archbishops

World news in brief

World news in brief

Chinese church leader arrested in cross crackdown; Men and women to pray side-by-side at Wailing Wall; Anglican bishops speak out as South Sudan conflict worsens; SAT-7 television equipment returned by police after raid; Coptic teenagers to stand trial in Egypt for ‘insulting Islam’

Archbishop Welby condemns ‘cancer’ of extremism

Archbishop Welby condemns ‘cancer’ of extremism

CHRISTIANITY is not immune from the “cancer” of violent extremism, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said

WFP reports urgent lack of food in Central African Republic

WFP reports urgent lack of food in Central African Republic

HALF the population in the Central African Republic (CAR) is going hungry, the UN said, as it called for urgent humanitarian aid to the country, which is being torn apart by conflict

Abuse investigation at US Episcopalian school

Abuse investigation at US Episcopalian school

AN INDEPENDENT investigation is to be held into allegations of abuse, spanning decades, at St George’s School, an elite Episcopalian school in Rhode Island, in the United States

'Shocking disregard of civilian life' in South Sudan

THE President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, and his rival, Riek Machar, are directly to blame for killing civilians, and qualify for sanctions, a UN report states

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