August 26, 2014

Organ pipes are seen scattered on the chancel floor at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Napa, California, after a magnitude-6 earthquake hit the area early on Aug. 24. Photo: St. Mary’s Episcopal Church via Facebook

[Episcopal News Service] While the outside of St...

March 12, 2012

Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.”John 21:12

[Anglican Communion News Service] On the 11th of March this year Japan marks the first anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake. We, members of the Anglican Church in Japan...

October 28, 2011

ChristChurch Cathedral - the icon of that quake-crippled city, and the most recognized church in New Zealand - is to be deconsecrated ahead of partial demolition.

Diocese of ChristChurch Bishop Victoria Matthews confirmed in a press conference in Christchurch on Oct. 28 that the...

September 22, 2011

A pastor's wife was killed and churches and schools destroyed in the Sept. 18 earthquake that killed more than 100 people in several countries in the Himalaya mountains north of India.

Among the six dozen dead in the Indian state of Sikkim was 28-year-old Nirmala Tamang, wife of a...

June 15, 2011

ChristChurch Cathedral has lost three-quarters of its west wall, including the ornate rose window, in the latest aftershocks.

The destruction of the rose window – which Diocese of Christchurch Bishop Victoria Matthews describes as "the icon of the icon" – will inevitably influence...

March 25, 2011

As recovery efforts in Japan proceed, the full impact of the earthquake and tsunami two weeks ago continues to be felt by many churches that are providing disaster relief while grieving lost members and buildings. At the same time, prayers, letters of solidarity and donations are coming in from...

September 6, 2010

A significant number of Canterbury's oldest, most iconic and best-loved churches are among the buildings most seriously damaged by the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck New Zealand's South Island Sept. 4.

Old masonry and brick buildings -- constructed before the 1931 Napier quake...

February 16, 2010

Diocese of Haiti Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin offers the following Lenten reflection, commenting on the situation in Haiti and the need for faith, prayer and renewal in the midst of devastation caused by a magnitude-7 earthquake on Jan. 12. The text follows in both English and French.


February 16, 2010

Ce douze janvier 2010 a été un jour effroyable pour le peuple Haïtien. Toute la population a été affectée par ce tremblement de terre. Il n' y a aucune famille qui n'ait perdu un ami ou un membre quelconque : le père, la mère, un frère ou une soeur. Dans ces certains cas, la famille entière a...

January 14, 2010

Two Episcopal Church missionaries in Port-au-Prince say that they feared for their lives during the Jan. 12 earthquake and in its aftermath that shook the Haitian capital.

When the magnitude 7.0 earthquake hit just before 5 p.m. local time, the Rev. Canon Oge Beauvoir and his wife...

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Bonnie Anderson, president of the Episcopal Church's House of Deputies, outlines the immediate a

'I look at this as a baptism,' writes Bishop Jean Zaché Duracin of Haiti in a reflection in Epis