Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:12pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Le 24 avril 2017] Avec nos sincères remerciements à Dieu tout-puissant et une profonde gratitude pour les prières d’un si grand nombre de fidèles de toute l’Église, Michael B. Curry, l’Évêque Président et Primat de l’Église épiscopale, annonce un Pacte conclu entre l’Évêque d’Haïti, Mgr Jean Zaché...
Published: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 7:08pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] With profound thanks to Almighty God and with deep gratitude for the prayers of so many throughout the church, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry announces a covenant into which he, Bishop Jean Zache Duracin of...
Published: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 12:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a consultation April 20-22 in Bangkok, Thailand. The meeting was convened by the World Council of Churches...
Published: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 9:17am
From: Anglican Communion News
Eighteen women theologians from Africa and Asia began a journey of reflection and action around the theme “Women’s Mentoring for Ecumenical Leadership” in a 20-22 April consultation in Bangkok, Thailand.
Published: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 6:35am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Communications team at the Anglican Communion office has produced a short film highlighting the work of directors and staff. It also gives a taste of the work of the Anglican Alliance which is based in the same building in west London.
Published: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 5:04pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Scott Russell, an Episcopal chaplain at Rutgers University, speaks April 21 about his experience as a campus minister during the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech. He spoke at a workshop at the Bishops United Against Gun Violence conference in Chicago. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News...
Published: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:47am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Task Group set up by last year’s Primates’ gathering has been meeting in London this week with the emphasis on understanding diversity within the Anglican Communion – and recognizing the many areas of unity. Full article.
Published: Fri, 04/21/2017 - 3:28am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Task Group set up by last year’s Primates’ gathering and meeting has been meeting in London this week with the emphasis on understanding diversity within the Anglican Communion – and recognising the many areas of unity.  
Published: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 12:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg, a member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, will be one of three guest faculty at Bexley Seabury Seminary’s Convocation 2017, where he is scheduled to receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree. Bexley Seabury alums, faculty...
Published: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 11:54am
From: Anglican Communion News
The former Editor of The Tablet, Catherine Pepinster, has been appointed as the UK Development Officer for the Anglican Centre in Rome.
Published: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:58am
From: Anglican Communion News
For most of the world’s newest nation, wracked by internal conflict, joy seems far away, and yet for Christians, Easter is still a time of hope. A recent message from the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) says the Resurrection reminds us that even in this world there is “goodness and light...
Published: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 10:36am
From: Anglican Communion News
A conference has begun in Chicago, facilitated by a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. “Unholy Trinity: the Intersection of Racism, Poverty and Gun Violence” is a three-day event grounded in scripture, liturgy and theology.
Published: Thu, 04/20/2017 - 9:59am
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Carol Reese is a chaplain and violence prevention coordinator at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service – Chicago, Illinois] John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County operates one of the busiest trauma centers in...
Published: Wed, 04/19/2017 - 11:45am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, has completed the first translation of the Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language. For the last eight years, Church Mission...
Published: Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:30am
From: Anglican Communion News
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, is to hold a service of prayer and vigil ahead of the scheduled executions of prisoners on death row this week.  
Published: Wed, 04/19/2017 - 9:05am
From: Anglican Communion News
A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, have completed the first ever translation of the whole Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language.  
Published: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 3:53pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] The Rt. Rev. Robert (Bob) Hibbs died peacefully in his home surrounded by family on April 17. He was 84. Retired Bishop Suffragan Bob Hibbs celebrates the 50th anniversary of St. Matthew’s, Universal City (Diocese of West Texas), in September 2015. Bishop Hibbs was...
Published: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:23am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Calling on his students and colleagues to “think differently,” W. Franklin Evans was inaugurated on April 7 as the ninth president of Voorhees College, exactly 120 years to the day when educator Elizabeth Evelyn Wright opened the school for children of former...
Published: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 10:10am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Theophile Botomazava of the Diocese of Antsiranana in Madagascar has visited several parishes badly affected by cyclone Enawo. The cyclone made landfall in the northeast part of the island last month. About 10,000 people were forced to leave their homes...
Published: Tue, 04/18/2017 - 8:43am
From: Anglican Communion News
Bishop Theophile Botomazava, of the Diocese of Antsiranana in Madagascar, has visited several parishes badly affected by cyclone Enawo.