Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:18am
From: Episcopal News Service
Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, left, and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. Photo: Lambeth Palace [Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and the Governors of the Anglican Centre in Rome have announced the appointment of Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, Primate of the Anglican Church...
Published: Fri, 03/17/2017 - 11:16am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Bishop Greg Thompson of the Diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, has announced his resignation. Bishop Thompson served the diocese for three years and has been a strong advocate for survivors of child abuse during his tenure. Full article.
Published: Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:54am
From: Anglican Communion News
[USPG]  USPG is a church based charity working in direct partnership with Anglican churches around the world. Its Programmes Co-ordinator, Anne Bonger, has  visited an education programme run by the Church of Ceylon:
Published: Fri, 03/17/2017 - 9:22am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has issued a statement, as the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse begins its final hearing with the Anglican Church in Sydney.
Published: Fri, 03/17/2017 - 8:00am
From: Anglican Communion News
Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, Primate of the Anglican Church of Burundi from 2005 until 2016 has been appointed as the Representative of the Archbishop of Canterbury to the Holy See and Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome.
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:22pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] He felt attacked, and says so, specifically choosing the word to convey his strength of emotion. Yes, he felt personally attacked. But A.W. “Buster” Lewis also felt that R.E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church in Lexington, Virginia–his parish–“as I knew it, was...
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Journal] People of many faiths met twice early in March in Vancouver to show support for one another at two well-attended public meetings that celebrated diversity and took a stand against acts of hatred. Both gatherings were in reaction to concerns about an upsurge in anti-Semitism,...
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:05pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada should “re-tool” its methods for assessing candidates for the priesthood to make the process more sensitive to context, says Bishop Bill Cliff, of the diocese of Brandon.  Full article.
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 12:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict. Full article.
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:57am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of Ireland’s Refugee Working Groups have launched a new resource on supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. The 14-page document summarizes how the Church of Ireland has supported asylum seekers and...
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 11:28am
From: Anglican Communion News
Key Anglican campaigners for peace and justice in war-torn South Sudan have told a meeting at the United Nations in New York about the vital role women and the church have been playing in peace building and supporting the victims of conflict.
Published: Thu, 03/16/2017 - 10:18am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Bishop of the diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, Greg Thompson has announced his resignation.
Published: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 2:58pm
From: Episcopal News Service
    [Episcopal News Service – Hendersonville, North Carolina] In March 2015 in the aftermath of the August 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops decided it was time to write a new letter to Episcopalians about racism. Then, some of...
Published: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 12:56pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is joined by El Camino Real Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves, vice president of the House of Bishops, on the right, and Los Angeles Bishop Suffragan Diane Jardine Bruce, the house’s secretary, left, to discuss the...
Published: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 11:33am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Church of Ireland’s Refugee Working Groups have launched a new resource on supporting asylum seekers and refugees in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Published: Wed, 03/15/2017 - 5:25am
From: Anglican Communion News
March 8th marked the 15th anniversary of  the dedication of Christ Church, Jebel Ali, located southwest of Dubai in the diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf.
Published: Tue, 03/14/2017 - 3:47pm
From: Episcopal News Service
James Colby, a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jamestown, New York, speaks March 8 at a presentation by professor Sherri Mason as part of a lecture series sponsored by GreenUp Jamestown. Photo: GreenUp Jamestown, via Facebook. [Episcopal News Service] Easter comes less than a week...
Published: Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:34pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Another milestone in relations between Canterbury and Rome took place in the Vatican on Monday as a traditional Anglican Choral Evensong was celebrated for the first time in St. Peter’s Basilica. Anglican and Catholic bishops and clergy – including one female...
Published: Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:20pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Optimism, enthusiasm and expectation filled the air as Anglican, Episcopal and Women’s Union delegates from more than 20 countries gathered for the opening day of the 61st session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York on March 13. Full...
Published: Tue, 03/14/2017 - 11:55am
From: Anglican Communion News
Optimism, enthusiasm and expectation filled the air as Anglican, Episcopal and Women’s Union delegates from more than 20 countries around the world gathered for the opening day of the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in New York on Monday.