Mystery of prayer powerful in a dark world 

Throughout history, through all manner of disasters, Christians have prayed. People of other faiths do the same, and people without faith but with goodwill send positive thoughts out into the universe. 

New AOA chief looks to young to carry on relief and development work

The new leader of Melbourne-based Anglican Overseas Aid, Ms Jo Knight, said a priority for her time as CEO would be to engage younger generations in its work to sustain long-term partnerships and respond to issues such as climate change that could not be left to future generations.