Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 4:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Bishops at the House of Bishops meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, pose Sept. 22 behind a large sign pledging support for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The sign will be displayed from a bridge in Fairbanks on Sept. 23 during one of several events and trips planned on the themes of creation care...
Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:59pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has called for vegan bake sales instead of lobster boil fundraisers, but some Episcopalians are finding the request a bit tough to swallow. Melissa Mary Wilson, coordinator for the Christian outreach division of PETA, called for...
Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 1:00pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The international Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union has been present in Ireland for 130 years, and this week the anniversary was celebrated at a special service in Christ Church in Strabane. More than 400 people – mainly women – were present at the Derry and...
Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:15pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Moon Hing, primate of the Province of South East Asia, looks ahead to the 2017 Primates Meeting.
Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The next Primates’ Meeting in October will be my fifth one as primate of Hong Kong. Each of the previous ones was unique. Some had designated themes and concerns. The last one was different. The concerns and challenges of respective provinces were submitted...
Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 11:12am
From: Anglican Communion News
A service has been held in Strabane to mark the 130-year presence of the international Anglican mission agency Mothers’ Union in Ireland.
Published: Fri, 09/22/2017 - 6:52am
From: Anglican Communion News
US bishops have used a full-page advert in the New York Times urging political leaders to retain protections for undocumented child migrants.
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:00pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] Some 125 Episcopal Church bishops signed a full-page ad that ran Sept. 21 in the New York Times, imploring President Donald Trump and member of Congress not to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program known as DACA. “To do so would endanger the lives of...
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 3:39pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Parishioner and volunteer Nathalie Abejero and the Rev. Adrian Dannhauser, associate rector of Church of the Incarnation in New York, tell a hotel desk clerk at New York Marriott Marquis about the Saving Our Adolescents from Prostitution (S.O.A.P.) Project, asking that staff  use soaps labeled with...
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 2:41pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva, primate of the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil, looks ahead to the Oct. 2-6 Primates Meeting and explains tackling human trafficking must be on the agenda.
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 2:30pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, offers his prayer for next month’s Oct. 2-6 Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury. Please pray… Pray that we have patience with one another in continuing conversations about same sex marriage. Pray for...
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:26pm
From: Anglican Communion News
The General Synod of the Church of Nigeria has convened in the capital of Rivers State this week, under the theme “Thou shalt not steal”.
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:55am
From: Anglican Communion News
Four new bishops have been consecrated in Burundi. Two of them will serve the province’s new dioceses of Rutana and Buhiga.
Published: Thu, 09/21/2017 - 3:29am
From: Anglican Communion News
The changes to church law needed to create a self-determining spiritual community for indigenous Canadian Anglicans could be made in 2019.
Published: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:47pm
From: Episcopal News Service
  [Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan] The standing committee of the Diocese of Eastern Michigan has nominated the Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick, retired bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis, as candidate for bishop provisional to be voted on at their 23rd diocesan convention from Oct. 20 to...
Published: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
  [Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury has been speaking of his excitement at the prospect of next month’s Primates’ Meeting. Justin Welby has invited primates and moderators from around the Anglican Communion to Canterbury for the Oct. 2-6 meeting. The gathering...
Published: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 1:06pm
From: Anglican Communion News
More than 225 people have died after a large earthquake struck Mexico; and Caribbean islands are being devastated by Hurricane Maria.
Published: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:45pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Edmonton Jane Alexander will be honored by the University of Alberta next week in recognition of her “leadership in local and international human rights initiatives.” Alexander, who was elected to the standing committee of the Anglican Consultative...
Published: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:43pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The solution to the conflict in South Sudan lies with committed Christians and the church rather than the government or international community, the archbishop of the internal province of Bahr el Ghazel has said. Writing in the September edition of “Renewal...
Published: Wed, 09/20/2017 - 12:38pm
From: Episcopal News Service
John Symons greets with long-time friend, the Rt. Rev. Carl Wright, after the bishop suffragan for armed forces and federal ministries celebrated the weekly Eucharist recently for the Pentagon Episcopal Community. After nearly 20 years of attending weekly Eucharist services in the Pentagon Memorial...