Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:43pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Fire rages in the distance behind the historic Anglican church of St. John at the Latin Gate, located on the Ashcroft Reserve, during the peak of the British Columbia wildfire season in July. Photo: Anglican Church of Canada [Anglican Church of Canada] This summer’s wildfire season was the worst-...
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:33pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] From Oct. 11 to 16, twenty-eight Anglican archbishops and bishops of the Council of the Church in East Asia, including the Obispo Maximo of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente, met in Yangon, Myanmar, with the theme “Living and Sharing Jesus-Shaped Life...
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:24pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery program. The Clewer Initiative was launched Oct. 17, at Lambeth Palace, the London home and headquarters of the archbishop of Canterbury. “Modern slavery...
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 2:17pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Cheshire Constabulary – the regional police force with responsibility for the area of the Church of England’s diocese of Chester – has published a report detailing abuse allegations against Bishop Hubert Whitsey, the former bishop of Chester. Bishop Whitsey died in...
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:06pm
From: Anglican Communion News
Cheshire Constabulary has published a report detailing abuse allegations against Bishop Hubert Victor Whitsey, the former Bishop of Chester.
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 11:45am
From: Episcopal News Service
From right, Episcopal lay Chaplain Barbara Pendergrast, Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright and Episcopal Chaplain the Rev. Donna S. Mote join an honor guard Oct. 16 at Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport to greet the remains of Staff Sgt. Jeremiah W. Johnson, 39, of Springboro, Ohio. Photo:...
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 9:53am
From: Anglican Communion News
Anglicans and Protestants in Myanmar are looking forward to Pope Francis’ visit to Yangon and Nay Pyi Taw at the end of November.
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 8:11am
From: Anglican Communion News
The UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery programme, the Clewer Initiative.
Published: Tue, 10/17/2017 - 5:27am
From: Anglican Communion News
The official communiqué from the October 2017 meeting of 28 Anglican bishops from the provinces of the Council of the Church in East Asia.
Published: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 4:44pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Nathan Ferrel, a chaplain in the U.S. Navy, was commissioned April 23, 2017. Photo: Office of the Bishop for Armed Forces and Federal Ministries [Episcopal News Service] Joshua Woods first felt the calling while he ministered to hospice patients in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. Many patients...
Published: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 2:11pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has appointed a special representative to the Commonwealth – an association of 52 independent nations, most of which used to be part of the British empire. The Rev. Flora Winfield, the Anglican Communion’s former...
Published: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 2:03pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organization, the Christian Conference of Asia, yesterday (Sunday). The event, at the Franc Auditorium of the Baptist Church in Yangon, Myanmar, took place during...
Published: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:29pm
From: Anglican Communion News
Archbishop Justin Welby has appointed a Special Representative to the Commonwealth – a network of 52 nations – many former British colonies.
Published: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:36am
From: Anglican Communion News
Theologians from Anglican and Oriental Orthodox churches will meet in Dublin, Ireland, next week for the next round of official dialogue.
Published: Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:03am
From: Anglican Communion News
More than 6,000 people attended the diamond jubilee ceremony of the Christian Conference of Asia - the world’s oldest regional ecumenical organisation.
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 2:00pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and other Christians throughout the world are being encouraged to take part in a coordinated beach clean-up project in September 2018. The third Saturday in September is recognized by the conservation community as International Coastal Clean-up Day. The...
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:57pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The group tasked with designing the next Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops has been meeting this week to continue their preparations. The Lambeth Conference is one of the Anglican Communion’s four instruments of unity, and brings together bishops from across...
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 1:54pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The former bishop at Lambeth, Nigel Stock, has joined the Lambeth 2020 Design Group as chaplain to the Lambeth Conference, the gathering of Anglican bishops which will take place in Canterbury, England in 2020. The Chaplain to the Lambeth Conference is a crucial...
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:35am
From: Anglican Communion News
The former Bishop at Lambeth, Nigel Stock, has joined the Lambeth 2020 Design Group as Chaplain to the Lambeth Conference.
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 11:34am
From: Anglican Communion News
The group tasked with designing the next Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops has been meeting this week to continue their preparations.