An annual conference of Anglican bishops in Newcastle has been told the church is even more relevant during times of natural disasters.
The past few months has been described as an 'onslaught of disaster' with the Queensland floods, West Australian fires and New Zealand's double tragedies of the Pike River mine disaster and Christchurch earthquake.
Newcastle Bishop, Brian Farran says in Brisbane, unaffected parishes were critical in providing support to those in the flood zone.
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