Anglicans called to pray after earthquakes in Italy, Myanmar

By Gavin Drake
Posted Aug 25, 2016

[Anglican Communion News Service] The chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong of Hong Kong, has called on Anglicans around the world to pray for the people of Italy and Myanmar after separate earthquakes struck the two communities Aug. 24. Official figures put the death toll in Italy at 247 – a figure that is expected to rise as the search operation in central Italy around the town of Amatrice continues. The death toll in Myanmar is much smaller – with four people confirmed to have died.

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  1. Hugh Hansen, Ph.D. says:

    This is a marvelous active worship, to pray, all 80 million of us, and support in anyway possible the people in these areas of the world as they attempt to recover from these horrific tragedies. Thanks to all of you who have called us to prayer and who have promptly communicated this need to pray for our brothers and sisters around the world who are suffering today from these earthquakes.

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