Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:57am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Former U.S. President Barack Obama joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in front of tens of thousands of people on May 25, the first full day of Germany’s biggest Protestant gathering, the Kirchentag, or “church festival.”...
Published: Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:54am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] United Society Partners in the Gospel, the Anglican mission agency, is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as “the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and...
Published: Fri, 05/26/2017 - 8:31am
From: Anglican Communion News
Anglican Mission Agency, the USPG is standing in solidarity alongside the Philippines Independent Church following the arrest of a bishop on what it describes as 'the spurious charge of illegal possession of firearms and ammunitions’.
Published: Fri, 05/26/2017 - 3:55am
From: Anglican Communion News
Former United States president Barack Obama joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in front of tens of thousands of people on 25 May, the first full day of Germany’s biggest Protestant gathering, the Kirchentag, or “church festival”.  
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:23pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries. As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination, increased community and church involvement is...
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 4:20pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia, or CCA, has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on May 23 in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte. The CCA, a fellowship of churches and ecumenical councils in Asia, issued a...
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:39pm
From: Episcopal News Service
California Bishop Marc Andrus, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Stephanie Spellers, far right, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism, reconciliation and creation care, pose with confirmands during an EcoConfirmation service at the Presidio of San Francisco on May 20. Photo:...
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 3:36pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians are invited to participate this Pentecost in a global prayer campaign to call for peace in the Holy Land. The World Council of Churches, through a campaign called “Come, Spirit of Peace: A Global Day of Prayer for Just Peace in the Holy Land,” is calling on...
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:58am
From: Anglican Communion News
People in two dioceses on opposite sides of the globe are today (25/5) engaging in their first joint annual prayer day. The Bishop of Carlisle, the Rt Revd James Newcome, and the Bishop of Northern Argentina, the Rt Revd Nick Drayson have sent reciprocal filmed messages of greeting.  
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 11:25am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Bishops of Angola, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe took part in recent World Malaria Day events along the shared borders between the four countries. As Southern African countries move closer to malaria elimination, increased community and church involvement is needed to identify and treat every...
Published: Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:23am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has expressed serious concerns about the declaration of martial law on Tuesday in Mindanao in southern Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte.  
Published: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:42pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On May 25, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry leads the Thy Kingdom Come videos for the Worldwide Anglican Communion. Thy Kingdom Come is a campaign initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby calling for...
Published: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:23pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] A roundtable discussion on Zimbabwe has taken place at Lambeth Palace, drawing together a group that included the Bishop of Matabeleland, a representative of the British Foreign Office and a water supply expert who has worked extensively in a number of African...
Published: Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:25pm
From: Anglican Communion News
A roundtable discussion on Zimbabwe has taken place at Lambeth Palace, drawing together, amongst others, the Bishop of Matabeleland, a representative of the British Foreign Office and a water supply expert who has worked extensively in a number of African countries. The Bishop of Matabeleland, the...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:52pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry (center), Bishop of Haiti Jean Zache Duracin (left) and Bishop Suffragan of Haiti Ogé Beauvoir (right), talk before the solemn Eucharist on Tuesday, May 23 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The bishops and members of the Diocesan Standing Committee...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Le Comité du dialogue Église épiscopale – Église méthodiste unie s’est réuni en avril à Charlotte (État de Caroline du Nord). Un groupe d’épiscopaliens et de méthodistes a rendu publique sa proposition visant à une pleine communion entre les deux confessions. La mise en œuvre...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:58pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Le Président Donald Trump pointe du doigt son fils Barron lors du défilé inaugural du 20 janvier 2017, avec la première dame Melania Trump à Washington. Photo : REUTERS/Carlos Barria Barron Trump, le plus jeune fils du Président Donald Trump va être scolarisé à la rentrée à St. Andrew’s Episcopal...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:39pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Gwynne Guibord leads the Guibord Center, which is devoted to promoting interfaith education and dialogue. Photo: The Guibord Center [Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Gwynne Guibord is trained as a clinical psychologist, and for much of her adult life she expected to continue in private...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:34am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which 22 people were killed and 59 injured: “Today is a day to mourn the dead, to pray with their families and with...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:33am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of Christchurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September. The Synod of the Diocese of Christchurch will rule on whether the Cathedral should be...