Episcopal News Service
Church of England says sorry for its response to child abuse allegations against Bishop George Bell
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:00:54 +0000
[Anglican Communion News  Service] An independent review has been carried out into the way the Church of England handled allegations that the former bishop of Chichester, George Bell, sexually abused a […]
Australia commission into response to child sexual abuse makes recommendations
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 17:19:59 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] The final report of Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse sets out 189 individual recommendations in a range of areas, in addition to other recommendations […]
Dr. Garwood Anderson named Interim Dean and President of Nashotah House
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:16:53 +0000
[Nashotah House] The Board of Directors of Nashotah House is pleased to announce that Garwood Anderson, Ph.D. has been appointed to the position of Interim Dean and President, effective January […]
On the anniversary of Sandy Hook, a mother’s gratitude for her child’s faith
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:47:43 +0000
[Religion News Service — Newtown, Connecticut] Five years ago my son, Tain, was sitting in his third-grade classroom in Sandy Hook Elementary when a gunman blasted his way into the […]
Tiny Wisconsin church moves services toward sunset seeking new dawn for congregation
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:36:51 +0000
[Episcopal News Service – Portage, Wisconsin] Streets were mostly deserted, errands temporarily shelved on this gray day. Sunday afternoons in December are reserved for the Packers in most parts of […]
Laos Church women commit to combat violence against women and gender inequality
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:33:41 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] Women from Christian churches in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic have committed themselves strengthen ecumenical women’s networks in the country and to work with local community […]
Archbishop of Canterbury: The Church of England ‘is very confident in its faith’
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:30:42 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] The entire episode of the Dec. 14 Today Programme on BBC Radio Four, Britain’s flagship national radio news breakfast program, was broadcast live from Lambeth Palace, the […]
As fires rage, Episcopalians help neighbors with the basics by expanding ministries
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:22:03 +0000
[Episcopal News Service] As wildfires rampage through Southern California for a second week, Episcopalians are finding basic but also innovative ways to help their neighbors. In many cases, they are […]
Fijian bishop chooses corrugated tin roof shelter over cathedral for consecration
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:13:28 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] A new suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Polynesia has been consecrated under a makeshift shelter on the island of Vanua Levu, rather than the cathedral in […]
ExxonMobil concede defeat in climate change battle with Church of England
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:10:33 +0000
[Anglican Communion News Service] The global oil giant ExxonMobil has caved in to shareholder demands – led by the Church of England’s church commissioners – to establish how the business will […]