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US-based Episcopal Church launches financial appeal to fund Cuban clergy pensions

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has launched an $800,000 USD appeal to fund pensions for Cuban clergy.

28 February 2019

US bishops urge continued protection for child migrants

US bishops have used a full-page advert in the New York Times urging political leaders to retain protections for undocumented child migrants.

22 September 2017

Death of former Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Edmond Lee Browning

The former Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Edmond L Browning, died yesterday (Monday) at the age of 87.

12 July 2016

Michael Curry installed as Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church

At the start of his All Saints Sunday installation Eucharist in Washington National Cathedral, Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry declared his bona fides to the church.

02 November 2015

Passing the baton: The Episcopal Church prepares for new Presiding Bishop

A new era for the Episcopal Church (TEC) in America begins this weekend when the Rt Revd Michael Curry, currently Bishop of North Carolina, is installed as its 27th Presiding Bishop and Primate during a service at the National Cathedral in Washington, which will be live streamed on the internet.

29 October 2015

Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church makes valedictory statement

The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (TEC) in America, the Most Revd Katharine Jefferts Schori, has said that she is “deeply grateful for what God has been up to in the midst of our journey together.”

26 October 2015

From the ashes: new chapel consecrated at Virginia Theological Seminary

The fire that gutted the Victorian chapel at the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) in Alexandria, USA, should be seen as “to the Glory of God”, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said as a new Chapel for the Ages was consecrated by the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church.

14 October 2015

TEC Presiding Bishop endorses Pope's climate change imperative

Interreligious summit brings together faith leaders to issue call to environmental action

29 September 2015

USA: Episcopal churches to join ecumenical Sunday to end racism

Presiding Bishop calls for participation in day of confession, repentance, and commitment on 6 September

02 September 2015

Bavarian Lutheran-Episcopal Church conversation takes place in New York

Discussion focuses on joint ministries in Bavaria and developing closer relations

20 July 2015