Japanese Earthquake / Tsunami

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May 9, 2011

Japan's churches and Christian councils should establish a consortium to respond to the devastating March 11 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear power plant accident, participants in an ecumenical meeting said.

In addition, the National Christian Council in Japan should "convene a forum of...

April 27, 2011

Easter begins with an earthquake.

Somehow, in all the many times I have read Matthew's Gospel, I never noticed that before. But as I read the scripture lessons for Easter this year, it jumped out at me immediately.

"After the Sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary...

March 30, 2011

Archbishop Nathaniel Uematsu of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai, the Anglican Church in Japan, has issued a message to the Anglican Communion following his visit to Sendai two weeks after an earthquake-triggered tsunami devastated the region, claiming more than 11,000 lives and leaving at least 16,000...

March 15, 2011

In the aftermath of Japan's worst earthquake on record and the deepening threat of radiation leaking from the Fukushima nuclear power plants in the north, faith groups and relief agencies around the world are exploring ways to assist through donations, emergency supplies and prayer.

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March 13, 2011

As Japanese officials estimate that the death toll could far exceed 10,000 after an 8.9-magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami devastated parts of the country's northeast coast on March 11, Anglican Archbishop Nathaniel Uematsu underscored the importance of prayer and said that he is...

March 12, 2011

The bishop of a diocese in northern part of Japan devastated by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami is said to be safe, according to an article from the Anglican Communion News Service.

Bishop John Hiromichi Kato of the Diocese of Tohoku managed to get a message out to say that he is OK...

March 11, 2011

 

Anglican Communion churches and agencies are planning how best to respond to the 8.9-magnitudeearthquake that struck off the northeast coast of Japan at 2:46 p.m. local time (12:46 a.m. EST) on March 11, triggering a tsunami that swamped Hawaii beaches, causing property damage there as...