Episcopal News Service
Episcopal Church needs to change approach to substance abuse, report says
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:51:32 +0000
[Episcopal News Service] It often takes a well-publicized tragedy to activate legislation, and the Episcopal Church is no exception. After then-Maryland Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook, who was driving and texting […]
Key commission recommendations for the Episcopal Church on substance abuse
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 20:50:04 +0000
[Episcopal News Service] The Commission on Impairment and Leadership created a list of 13 detailed recommendations for Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and others to consider when tackling the pressing issues […]
‘Flyover Church’ campaign invites clergy seeking calls to give Middle America a closer look
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 19:57:40 +0000
[Episcopal News Service] It’s a term typically uttered with a tone of dismissiveness: Flyover Country. You know, that nondescript middle part of the United States that you have to fly […]
Faith leaders in Australia unite to oppose plans for new coal mine
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:17:36 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 50 religious leaders from across Australia have called on Gautam Adani, chairman and founder of the Adani Group, to abandon plans to build a […]
Anglican, Lutheran leaders in Canada ask for Earth Day prayers and action
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:05:16 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] In a joint statement, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada; Mark MacDonald, National Anglican Indigenous Bishop; and the Rev. Susan Johnson, national […]
British bishop welcomes proposed plastic ban
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:02:46 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Salisbury Nicholas Holtam recently spoke in favor of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s potential plan to ban a number of single-use plastic products. Holtam […]
Archbishop of Canterbury breaks ground on new library
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:00:06 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] Work began on a new, bigger library at Lambeth Palace on April 20 when Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby symbolically “broke ground” for the building. It is […]
Presiding Bishop offers tribute to Barbara Bush
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:47:37 +0000
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following statement from Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is in tribute to Former First Lady Barbara Bush. Today and tomorrow, as the Bush […]
Episcopalians balance fear with preparation in the wake of U.S. mass shootings
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:57:05 +0000
[Episcopal News Service] As Americans reel from the rising number of mass shootings, the possibility of such violence happening at any gathering anywhere seems more real. To cope, Episcopalians have […]
Washington National Cathedral mourns the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:45:15 +0000
[Washington National Cathedral] The Very Rev. Randolph “Randy” Marshall Hollerith, dean of Washington National Cathedral, released the following statement and offered a prayer on the death of First Lady Barbara […]