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Episcopalians gather for Day of Lamentation amid calls for action against gun violence

Student-led demonstrations and events at Episcopal cathedrals and churches across the US marked a month since Florida school shooting.

15 March 2018

Episcopal university vice-chancellor moves to reassure students after Charlie Rose furore

The vice-chancellor of Sewanee: The University of the South, has told students that it “continues to stand against sexual misconduct”.

28 February 2018

Services of lamentation planned after Florida school shooting as church leaders call for action

Services of lamentation are being planned at churches across the US after 17 people students and staff were killed at a Florida high school.

19 February 2018

Episcopalians take stock of Hurricane Matthew's damage

Episcopalians along the southeast coastal United States are assessing the damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew. 

11 October 2016

Man threatens to shoot priest during Sunday Eucharist

A man who threatened to shoot a priest and hold a congregation hostage was thwarted on Sunday by police who were lying in wait at the Ancient Spanish Monastery in North Miami Beach, Florida.

21 June 2016

Orlando shooting: more vigils and prayer services for victims

Nearly 24,000 people have said that they will attend a candlelit vigil for the victims of last Sunday’s shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in which 49 people were killed and a similar number injured.

17 June 2016

Orlando shooting: "Words of condolence have little value"

The Bishop of Central Florida, the Rt Revd Gregory Brewer, has responded to this weekend’s shooting at an Orlando nightclub by acknowledging that “words of condolence have little value”. 

13 June 2016

Florida priest cited for feeding homeless wants his day in court

[ENS] A Florida priest who was issued a criminal citation for feeding homeless residents is fighting back.

14 November 2014

Florida priest to run free online Pentecost course

This Pentecost anyone with Internet access and a computer or tablet can get free instruction on how to live a Spirit-filled life, in a free class

03 June 2014

TEC: Central Florida diocese elects the Rev. Gregory Brewer as bishop

TEC: Central Florida diocese elects the Rev. Gregory Brewer as bishop

The Rev. Gregory O. Brewer, 60, rector of the Parish of Calvary-St. George's in New York was elected on Nov. 19 as the fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of the Episcopal Church.

21 November 2011