Episcopal/Anglican News

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.
Published: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 8:10am
From: Anglican Communion News
Hundreds of thousands of Christians of all denominations are preparing to take part in the international prayer initiative “Thy Kingdom Come” which starts next week. 
Published: Thu, 05/18/2017 - 5:32am
From: Anglican Communion News
Archbishop Suheil Dawani of the Diocese of Jerusalem has been elected as the next Primate of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East.
Published: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 2:07pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue Committee met in April in Charlotte, North Carolina. [Episcopal News Service] A group of Episcopalians and Methodists has released its proposal for full communion between the two denominations. Full implementation of the proposal will take at least...
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.