Episcopal/Anglican News

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.
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 8:04am
From: Anglican Communion News
Episcopalians in Northern California continue to monitor the growing wildfires while helping their communities deal with the ongoing disaster.
Published: Fri, 10/13/2017 - 6:00am
From: Anglican Communion News
Anglicans and other Christians throughout the world are being encouraged to take part in a coordinated beach-clean-up project next September.
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:55pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Huge swaths of Santa Rosa and other Northern California towns have been devastated by fast-moving wildfires. Photo: California Highway Patrol Golden Gate Division [Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians in Northern California continue to monitor the growing wildfires in their neighborhoods while...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:45pm
From: Episcopal News Service
St. Vincent’s Center for Handicapped Children in Haiti welcomes students on the first day of school, Sept. 11. Photo: St. Vincent’s, via Facebook [Episcopal News Service] The threat of violent political protests in Haiti has forced Episcopal leaders to postpone the grand opening celebration...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:05pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] A federal district judge in Wisconsin has once again ruled that the Internal Revenue Service’s clergy parsonage exemption is unconstitutional, a decision that ultimately could have profound financial effects on many Episcopal clergy members and congregations. Judge Barbara...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 2:03pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] The dispute over the St. James the Great property on Lido Island in Newport Beach, California, that is at the heart of disciplinary proceedings against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno has taken several recent turns. Late on Oct. 10, Los Angeles Bishop Coadjutor...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:44pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Christians should be “reconciled reconcilers,” the Archbishop of Canterbury said this week as he launched the Reconciling Leaders Network (RLN) – a new international movement of peacemakers. The RLN will train “the next generation of leaders to be reconcilers...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:27pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] For the first time in 23 years, Christians from around Asia are gathering to reflect on mission in an Asian context. The fourth Asian Mission Conference – the first since the 1994 conference in Seoul, South Korea – got underway today in Yangon, Myanmar. More than...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 12:23pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Office of Public Affairs]  The Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (EJLC) has awarded three loans totaling $950,000 to community development organizations to assist in affordable housing and small business development in areas that lack access to traditional lending. The...
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:11am
From: Anglican Communion News
Christians from around Asia are gathering in Myanmar to reflect on mission in an Asian context at the fourth Asian Mission Conference.
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 8:41am
From: Anglican Communion News
The state of emergency on the evacuated Vanuatuan island of Ambae has been extended for two weeks as the Manaro volcano continues to erupt.
Published: Thu, 10/12/2017 - 6:08am
From: Anglican Communion News
Christians should be “reconciled reconcilers”, the Archbishop of Canterbury said as he launched a new “Reconciling Leaders Network”.
Published: Wed, 10/11/2017 - 4:45pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Congress has allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire. The failure to reauthorize this program threatens the health of 9 million children and pregnant women as well as the positive financial trajectory and stability of...
Published: Wed, 10/11/2017 - 4:23pm
From: Episcopal News Service
People who are addicted to opioids take them in pill form by mouth, in a powder by nose and in a liquid injection, usually in the arm. Photo: Pixabay [Episcopal News Service] If someone with diabetes starts shaking and seizing with insulin shock, would you try to help? What about if someone was...