Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:52pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry (center), Bishop of Haiti Jean Zache Duracin (left) and Bishop Suffragan of Haiti Ogé Beauvoir (right), talk before the solemn Eucharist on Tuesday, May 23 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The bishops and members of the Diocesan Standing Committee...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Le Comité du dialogue Église épiscopale – Église méthodiste unie s’est réuni en avril à Charlotte (État de Caroline du Nord). Un groupe d’épiscopaliens et de méthodistes a rendu publique sa proposition visant à une pleine communion entre les deux confessions. La mise en œuvre...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:58pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Le Président Donald Trump pointe du doigt son fils Barron lors du défilé inaugural du 20 janvier 2017, avec la première dame Melania Trump à Washington. Photo : REUTERS/Carlos Barria Barron Trump, le plus jeune fils du Président Donald Trump va être scolarisé à la rentrée à St. Andrew’s Episcopal...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 12:39pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Gwynne Guibord leads the Guibord Center, which is devoted to promoting interfaith education and dialogue. Photo: The Guibord Center [Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Gwynne Guibord is trained as a clinical psychologist, and for much of her adult life she expected to continue in private...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:34am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which 22 people were killed and 59 injured: “Today is a day to mourn the dead, to pray with their families and with...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:33am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of Christchurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September. The Synod of the Diocese of Christchurch will rule on whether the Cathedral should be...
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 10:18am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Church of South India has expressed significant concern over a government recommendation that genetically modified mustard be made commercially available. 
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 9:57am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of ChristChurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September.
Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 5:55am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which twenty two people were killed and fifty nine injured.
Published: Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:07am
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson is the former bishop diocesan of New Hampshire. [Chautauqua Institution press release] In anticipation of the departure of Director of Religion the Rev. Robert Franklin at the conclusion of the 2017 Chautauqua Institution season, President Michael E. Hill has announced...
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 3:08pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Divinity School] Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) and Union Theological Seminary announced May 19 that they have signed an agreement that will allow EDS to continue as an Episcopal seminary through a collaboration with Union at its campus in New York City beginning in the fall of 2018. “...
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:59am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Diocese Northwest Texas] It is with profound sadness that the Diocese of Northwest Texas shares news of the death of a great friend and an outstanding icon of lay servanthood. Katherine Elizabeth (Betty) Davis Gilmore, of Midland, Texas, died peacefully on the afternoon of May 9, 2017. Betty had...
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:15am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Two Iranian Christians arrested at a Christmas celebration in 2014 have been summoned to a court hearing this Sunday. Victor Bet Tamraz was seized at his home along with Amin Nader Afshar. They were subsequently released on bail, but Amin Nader Afshar was then re-...
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:13am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The World Council of Churches general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe, leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian...
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 9:51am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Conference of European Churches is hosting a conference and networking event for European church and ecumenical communicators and journalists in September.
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 8:54am
From: Anglican Communion News
The World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Revd. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has arrived in Harare, Zimbabwe leading a delegation of church leaders from Europe, Africa and North America. The two-day trip is an ecumenical solidarity visit to manifest Christian churches’ support for the people of...
Published: Fri, 05/19/2017 - 6:45am
From: Anglican Communion News
Two Iranian Christians arrested at a Christmas celebration in 2014 have been summoned to a court hearing this Sunday.
Published: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] Before the church was the church, the first followers of Jesus faced an uncertain time. He had ascended into heaven, after pledging to send the Holy Spirit “not many days from now.” However, the promised empowerment to be his witnesses had not materialized. So, Act 1:14...
Published: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:01am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Suheil Dawani of the Diocese of Jerusalem has been elected as the next primate of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East. He succeeds Archbishop Mouneer Hanna Anis, who has held the post since 2007. Full article.
Published: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:36am
From: Anglican Communion News
A suggestion for full communion between Episcopalians and Methodists has emerged after lengthy dialogue between the two denominations. The proposal is the culmination of fifteen years of exploration and more than fifty years of formal talks.