Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:55pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Sixteen young leaders from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have started two weeks of training in the South Pacific island of Tonga to help their communities adapt to climate change. The course will aim to improve their resilience in the...
Published: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 9:08am
From: Anglican Communion News
Sixteen young leaders from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have started two weeks of training in the South Pacific island of Tonga to help their communities adapt to climate change. The course will aim to improve their resilience in the face of the disasters, such as...
Published: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:20am
From: Anglican Communion News
The USPG is appealing for financial support to help desperately needed ongoing aid work, weeks after the devastating landslides and floods in Peru. 
Published: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:08am
From: Anglican Communion News
“Bangladesh’s religious minorities have been facing attacks since the 2014 national election. During the elections, minority-dominated villages were the worst attacked places, where individuals and groups associated with pro-Islamist parties looted and burned properties and residences owned by...
Published: Tue, 05/16/2017 - 1:37pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Jake Worley, elected bishop of Caledonia April 22, will not be consecrated after a decision by the provincial house of bishops that he holds “views contrary to the Discipline of the Anglican Church of Canada.” Photo: Anglican Journal [Anglican Journal] The Rev. Jake Worley, elected bishop ...
Published: Tue, 05/16/2017 - 9:20am
From: Anglican Communion News
Published: Tue, 05/16/2017 - 8:14am
From: Anglican Communion News
A Canadian Bishop elect will not now be consecrated after a ruling by the House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon. The Bishops registered their objection to the election of the Revd Jacob Worley under Canon 4 (b) vi “That he or she teaches or holds or within...
Published: Tue, 05/16/2017 - 6:23am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Rt. Revd Joel A. Pachao has been elected as the 6th prime bishop of The Episcopal Church in the Philippines. Revd Pachao, 61, is currently the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Central Philippines, based in Baguio City in Benguet Province. He was one of three nominees.
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:17pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has condemned the arrest and detention of Bishop Carlos Morales of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church) last week. Bishop Morales was arrested with his wife, driver and a companion at a checkpoint...
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:17pm
From: Episcopal News Service
President Donald Trump points to his son Barron while watching the inaugural parade Jan. 20, 2017, with first lady Melania Trump in Washington, D.C. Photo: REUTERS/Carlos Barria [Episcopal News Service] Barron Trump, President Donald Trump’s youngest child, will attend St. Andrew’s Episcopal School...
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 2:14pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has concluded his longest pastoral visit to a diocese outside the Church of England by praising the archbishop of Jerusalem’s “bridge-building” work between Israelis and Palestinians. The diocese, in the...
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:50pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry proclaiming the Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement in a public event at Goucher College outside Baltimore, Maryland. Photo: Randall Gornowich [Diocese of Maryland] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry returned to his old stomping grounds in the Diocese of Maryland,...
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 1:21pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer speaks on the role of the courts during Harlem event honoring Thurgood Marshall. Photo: Keith Griffith [Episcopal News Service] Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer made an appeal for the importance of courts and the rule of law at an event honoring the late...
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 10:24am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby,  has concluded his longest pastoral visit to a diocese outside the Church of England by praising the Archbishop of Jerusalem's "bridge-building" work between Israelis and Palestinians.
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 8:58am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Christian Conference of Asia (CCA) has condemned the arrest and detention of the Bishop of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (Philippine Independent Church) – Bishop Carlos Morales last week. Bishop Morales was arrested with his wife, driver and a companion at a checkpoint in the village of...
Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 7:17am
From: Anglican Communion News
As the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) gathered for its 12th Assembly in Windhoek, Namibia from 10-16 May, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit presented greetings on behalf of the World Council of Churches, a worldwide fellowship of 348 member churches which...
Published: Fri, 05/12/2017 - 3:50pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Members of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts march with a B-PEACE for Jorge banner in the 2016 Mother’s Day Walk for Peace in Boston. Photo: Diocese of Massachusetts [Episcopal News Service] More than four years after the unsolved murder of 19-year-old Jorge Fuentes, a group of...
Published: Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:22am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, taking place currently in the U.K., The Mission to Seafarers is highlighting the mental health challenges faced by seafarers and calling on the industry to offer wider services that could help safeguard their welfare. Much...
Published: Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:19am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury has described the imminent re-opening of St Peter’s Anglican Church in Jaffa as a story of hope. The church has been closed since the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The Diocese of Jerusalem is now working on renovating it, with hopes that...
Published: Fri, 05/12/2017 - 9:25am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Archbishop of Canterbury has described the imminent re-opening of St Peter's Anglican Church in Jaffa as a story of hope. The church has been closed since the 1948 Arab-Israeli war. The Diocese of Jerusalem is now working on renovating it, with hopes that worship will soon resume there.