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Presiding Bishop of US-based Episcopal Church co-leads service and candlelight vigil at the White House

“Love your neighbour” was the message Presiding Bishop Michael Curry took to an ecumenical gathering ahead of a White House vigil.

25 May 2018

Korean churches plan prayer vigil as US - North Korean diplomacy heats up

The National Council of Churches in Korea has planned a prayer vigil on 7 June despite increasing doubts over a US-North Korea summit.

24 May 2018

President Trump’s “America first” policy denounced as “a theological heresy for followers of Christ”

Christian leaders including Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US-based Episcopal Church plan a march and vigil at the White House.

11 May 2018

Regional ecumenical group prays for success of Korean-peninsula peace summit

Christians in Asia are praying for the success of talks involving the leaders of North and South Korea, which are due to take place tomorrow.

26 April 2018

Church in Wales calls for “concerted diplomatic action” over Syria chemical weapons attack

The Governing Body of the Church in Wales has called for “concerted diplomatic action” following the chemical attack in Douma.

13 April 2018

Church leaders welcome Korean peninsula peace moves

Korean Church leaders welcome news that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump have agreed to meet.

12 March 2018

Latin America bishops call on US to “love the stranger” in statement on immigration policies

Bishops from Latin America met last week to discuss “anti-migrant, racist and discriminatory policies adopted by the US’ authorities.”

06 February 2018

Church leaders criticise President Trump over recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The announcement by US President Donald Trump on the status of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has been criticised by church leaders.

07 December 2017

Archbishop of Canterbury intervenes in Anglo-American diplomatic Twitter row

In a rare political intervention, Archbishop Justin Welby has criticised US President Donald Trump for retweeting anti-Muslim videos.

30 November 2017

Presiding Bishop hits out at President Trump’s transgender ban

The leader of the US-based Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, has hit out at President Donald Trump’s announced ban on transgender people serving in the US military. 

31 July 2017