Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 4:24pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry are holding a three-day Episcopal revival from Nov. 17 to 19, with an emphasis on sharing a bold, inclusive vision of faith in action. The weekend features a variety of public events and preaching by...
Published: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:50pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] An innovative community regeneration project by the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui – the Anglican Church in Hong Kong – has been given an Award of Excellence by UNESCO in its Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation. The Blue House Cluster Project, by...
Published: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:34am
From: Anglican Communion News
A detailed study by an ecumenical group accuses European media of maintaining a “pattern of invisibility” for refugees and migrants.
Published: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:33am
From: Anglican Communion News
An innovative community regeneration project by the Anglican Church in Hong Kong has been given an Award of Excellence by Unesco.
Published: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:59am
From: Anglican Communion News
The state parliament of New South Wales has rejected a bill to legalise euthanasia; while a debate in Victoria was adjourned until Tuesday.
Published: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:05am
From: Episcopal News Service
Los episcopales de toda la iglesia están invitados a presentar aportes y comentarios sobre el borrador preliminar del presupuesto para el trienio 2019-20121. “Los presupuestos del trienio anterior y en curso se elaboraron para reflejar las Cinco Marcas de la Misión”, manifestó en su carta resumen...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:52pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] The two historically black colleges with longtime ties to the Episcopal Church have significant economic impacts on their communities and on the lives of their graduates, according to a study released this week that quantifies that impact for a hundred such institutions in...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:00pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The World Council of Churches will hold a webinar – or online seminar – next Nov. 20, World Children’s Day, to discuss the global campaign for birth registration. The participants will include the director for mission in the Anglican Communion, the Rev. Canon John...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:54pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, in what is described as “their most visible effort to halt the epidemic of violence against women in Pacific Island nations.” Research conducted by the Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre suggests...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:15pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the ongoing political situation in Zimbabwe, where President Robert Mugabe remains under house arrest. In a pastoral letter Nov. 16, Archbishop of Central Africa Albert Chama echoed the...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:02pm
From: Anglican Communion News
Churches across Fiji will observe “Break the Silence Sunday” this weekend, as part of a campaign to halt the epidemic of violence against women.
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:09pm
From: Anglican Communion News
Church leaders from Zimbabwe, central Africa and Europe have been commenting on the on-going political situation in Zimbabwe.
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:09am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] As the Church Pension Fund rounds its 100th anniversary year and enters a second century, many Episcopalians are considering how its ministry might need to change to serve a changing church. If the church’s “traditional” clergy employment model was a priest – always male...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:47am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida] The Rt. Rev. Rogers Sanders Harris, whose call to Southwest Florida came at a critical time for the diocese, died Nov. 15, in South Carolina. His predecessor, the Rt. Rev. Emerson Paul Haynes, had served a 13-year episcopate and died while in office in 1988...
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:39am
From: Anglican Communion News
The World Council of Churches will hold an online seminar next Monday – World Children’s Day – on the global campaign for birth registration.
Published: Thu, 11/16/2017 - 5:42am
From: Episcopal News Service
El proceso de solicitud ya está abierto para el nuevo programa de Becas Episcopales para la Evangelización diseñado para financiar esfuerzos de evangelización local y regional en la Iglesia Episcopal. “Este programa alentará a toda nuestra Iglesia a compartir recursos, catalizar la imaginación y,...
Published: Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:11pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] An international commission established to make the Churches of the Anglican Communion safe places for children, young people and vulnerable adults has begun its work. The Anglican Communion’s Safe Church Commission was established by the Anglican Consultative...
Published: Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Australia’s Parliament has begun the process of legalizing same-sex marriage after a resounding “yes” to the proposal in a plebiscite. Just under 80 percent of eligible voters participated in the voluntary postal vote, with 61.6 percent voting in favor. Within...
Published: Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:03pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] An ecumenical group of Christian leaders in Zimbabwe have said that the country is “between a crisis and a kairos” (opportunity) and have called for a national dialogue. The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations, chaired by the Anglican bishop of Central...
Published: Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:29pm
From: Anglican Communion News
The Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denominations say that the country is “between a crisis and a kairos” and call for prayer and dialogue.