Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:11pm
From: Episcopal News Service
“More has happened in these 10 years than I ever imagined possible,” says Mark MacDonald about his role as national indigenous Anglican bishop. Photo: Art Babych [Anglican Journal] Every Sunday for the past decade, Canadian Anglicans have offered prayers for “our national indigenous bishop, Mark...
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 4:38pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The sign in front of R.E. Lee Memorial Church bears the name of the church and, therefore, also the Confederate general who was a parishioner there. Photo: Lee Memorial Church via Facebook [Episcopal News Service] R.E. Lee Memorial Church in Lexington, Virginia, where Robert E. Lee once served as...
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:08pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Pacific island nation of Tonga has its first official bishop. But ‘Afa Vaka, who was consecrated and installed on Sept. 17, is actually the third bishop to serve the 169 islands – or the 36 inhabited islands – that make up Tonga. The first Anglican missionary...
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 2:05pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published. The release of the anthology, “Counting Time Like People Count Stars,” coincides with the screening of a film about the girls and the poetry project at major...
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:04pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Members of the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition pose for a photo Jan. 9 after rallying at the federal building in Fairbanks in opposition to climate change deniers in the Trump cabinet. Photo: Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition, via Facebook. [Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of...
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 9:17am
From: Anglican Communion News
The first constitutional bishop for the Pacific island nation of Tonga is its third bishop since Anglican missionary Alfred Willis arrived in 1902.
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:05am
From: Anglican Communion News
A new training course to help priests appointed to interim ministry posts has been delivered by the Church of England’s Diocese in Europe.
Published: Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:04am
From: Anglican Communion News
A book of poems written by the girls of an Episcopal orphanage in Honduras has been published as a film about the girls screens at film festivals. 
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 3:25pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Thirty volunteers from the Diocese of Georgia spent Sept. 16 to 17 at the Honey Creek Retreat Center clearing debris left by Hurricane Irma. Photo: Frank Logue [Episcopal Diocese of Georgia] Some 1,300 people were scheduled to arrive on Honey Creek Retreat Center’s grounds on Sept. 17 for a revival...
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:38pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service]  The Anglican Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf has partnered with a Canadian theological college to accredit its lay training course. The Exploring Faith course is part of the diocese’s commitment to lifelong learning and can lead to qualifications at diploma or...
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:36pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care to support victims and hold perpetrators to account. The province’s General Synod last week approved a motion that committed...
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:35pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined 17 other global leaders and experts on a new United Nations High Level Advisory Board on Mediation. The board was established by António Guterres, nine months into his tenure as UN secretary-general. It is part...
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:16pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Diocese of Texas Assistant Bishop Hector Monterroso joins members of St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Waco, on Sept. 16 as they help a family from Holy Spirit Episcopal Church in Houston. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Texas [Episcopal Diocese of Texas] As the Diocese of Texas continues an energetic...
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:30pm
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Church of Australia has issued a “heartfelt apology” to victims of domestic violence for failures in teaching and pastoral care.
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:39am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Archbishop of Canterbury is one of 18 global leaders and experts on a new United Nations High Level Advisory Board on Mediation.
Published: Mon, 09/18/2017 - 10:38am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf has partnered with a Canadian theological college to accredit its lay training course. 
Published: Fri, 09/15/2017 - 4:47pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Storm damage is seen from the air Sept. 11 after Hurricane Irma passed Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Photo: Capt. George Eatwell, RM/Ministry of Defence handout via Reuters [Episcopal News Service] Yvonne O’Neal believes that she crossed paths with more than one angel in the last week in...
Published: Fri, 09/15/2017 - 11:43am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The federal government should act with a “deepened sense of urgency” over its commitment to the 2015 Paris Climate Accord, according to a motion passed by the Anglican Church’s General Synod last week. The motion also called for the Church to “get its own house in...
Published: Fri, 09/15/2017 - 9:15am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Church in Australia has told the Canberra government to act with urgency over its commitment to the 2015 Paris accord on climate change. And its General Synod has also urged the church to get its own house in order and cut its carbon footprint.
Published: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:26pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Robert E. Lee, the Confederate general, is depicted as receiving a blessing from Virginia Bishop William Meade in this stained-glass window at Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo: Sarah Hartwig/Christ Church Cathedral [Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal cathedral in Cincinnati plans...