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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

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

Water: global conference at Trinity Church Wall Street in New York

The demand for water is expected to increase 55 percent by 2030 and at the same time global water resources may only meet 60 percent of the world’s needs. 

27 March 2017

Episcopal Church in USA requests donations for its refugee fundraising campaign

Episcopal Migration Ministries, the refugee resettlement agency of the US-based Episcopal Church, is calling for support for its “Stand to Support Refugees” initiative: a fundraising campaign to maintain a strong, viable ministry network to welcome those fleeing war, violence and persecution.

14 March 2017

Episcopalians march in Washington to protest pipeline

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church have marched in Washington DC in a “Native Nations Rise demonstration” called to protest at the Dakota Access Pipeline project.

13 March 2017

Bishop Michael Curry intervenes in Supreme Court case on transgender-bathroom policy

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the US based Episcopal Church has put his name to a document going before the Supreme Court,  as it examines the issue of transgender bathroom use.

03 March 2017

Episcopal Migration Ministries satellite office in Florida to close

After more than three decades serving as a model for successful resettlement and integration, the Episcopal Migration Ministries’ satellite office in Miami, Florida is to close at the end of July.

02 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.