Episcopal News Service
Episcopal Church eyes investing in gun manufacturers to press for greater gun safety
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 21:50:37 +0000

[Episcopal News Service] Shareholder advocacy is nothing new for the Episcopal Church. With an investment portfolio worth about $400 million, the church has long used some of those investments to […]

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Archbishop of Canterbury calls for UK-based international Joint Reconciliation Unit
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:44:10 +0000

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called on the British government to establish a Joint reconciliation Unit to work in conflict zones around the globe. The archbishop […]

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Archbishop of Burundi leads march against gender-based violence
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:29:26 +0000

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican primate of Burundi, Archbishop Martin Blaise Nyaboho, has led hundreds of people on a march through Makamba in a protest against gender-based violence. The march […]

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Christian, Jewish leaders in Britain speak against anti-Semitism, persecution of Christians
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 18:26:58 +0000

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined other Christian and Jewish leaders to speak out against the rise of anti-Semitism in the United Kingdom and the […]

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Episcopal Church’s support for historically black universities cited in Saint Augustine’s turnaround
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 16:12:33 +0000

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s longtime support for historically black colleges and universities was credited this week in a major success story in Raleigh, North Carolina. Saint Augustine’s University, […]

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Carta a la Iglesia Episcopal del Obispo Presidente, Presidente de la Cámara de Diputados
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 10:56:36 +0000

Estimado Pueblo de Dios en la Iglesia Episcopal: Hace casi un año, nosotros publicamos un llamamiento a que la iglesia examinara su historia y lograra una mejor comprensión de cómo hemos manejado […]

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As one historically black Episcopal church closes, others face strong headwinds
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 21:00:24 +0000

[Religion News Service] On a chilly December morning, 100 years and one week after its sanctuary opened, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, an African-American congregation with a proud history, was formally […]

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Presiding Bishop preaches in East Carolina, listens to stories of Hurricane Florence’s aftermath
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 20:23:06 +0000

[Episcopal News Service – Wilmington, North Carolina] Three months after Hurricane Florence made landfall along the coast of North Carolina, many there are living in what feels like a liminal […]

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Church officers issue letter on suspension of statute of limitations on clergy sex misconduct
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:37:41 +0000

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‘In the beginning, God created the heaven and the earth, and the earth was without form and void’
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 16:07:59 +0000

[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] In the heyday of America’s space program, the Apollo 8 mission that went aloft 50 years ago this month was a first in all […]

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