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Conference facilitated by Bishops Against Gun Violence gets underway in Chicago

A conference has begun in Chicago, facilitated by a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. “Unholy Trinity: the Intersection of Racism, Poverty and Gun Violence” is a three-day event grounded in scripture, liturgy and theology.

20 April 2017

Prayer vigil at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in United States ahead of executions

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, is to hold a service of prayer and vigil ahead of the scheduled executions of prisoners on death row this week.

 

19 April 2017

New President inaugurated at Voorhees College, South Carolina

Calling on his students and colleagues to “think differently,” Dr W. Franklin Evans was inaugurated on April 7 as the ninth president of Voorhees College, exactly 120 years to the day when educator Elizabeth Evelyn Wright opened the school for children of former slaves that grew into the College.

18 April 2017

Easter Message from the Primate of the US-based Episcopal Church

An Easter Message from the Primate of the US-based Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.

13 April 2017

A selection of Easter Messages from Anglican Primates

A selection of Easter Messages from some of the Primates of the Anglican provinces.

13 April 2017

TEC to cut refugee support network after US immigration changes

Episcopal Migration Ministries – the refugee resettlement programme of the US-based Episcopal Church – is to cut its 31-member affiliate network by six next year. The move is because of changes in US immigration policy which will reduce the number of refugees resettling in the USA by more than half.

05 April 2017

Anglican Church in Peru calls for aid

The Anglican Church in Peru has established the ‘Help us to help Others’ commission,’ to mobilise financial support for the most vulnerable and neglected communities amid ongoing floods and mudslides.

04 April 2017

Climate change discussed in Toronto

At a day-long “creation care fair” held at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood, Anglicans and community members had a chance to ask church and secular leaders about how they were responding to the challenge of climate change

03 April 2017

Anglican women pledge to 'change the world' after UN conference on economic empowerment

Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to ‘change the world’ after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN.

28 March 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.