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Trump signs Dakota Access Pipeline memo to speed process

The US-based Episcopal Church reacts to President Trump's decision to speed up progress on the Dakota Access Pipeline. 

25 January 2017

Water protectors and supporters rejoice over victory for Native Americans

The US government has said it will not allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe, the drinking water source for the Standing Rock Sioux Nation.

06 December 2016

Standing Rock Sioux Nation’s protest camp hit by snow and legal storms

The Church’s solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation remains resolute after nine days of emotional events in the campaign to protect the tribe’s land and water supply.

29 November 2016

Church called to stand with Standing Rock Sioux Nation over oil pipe protest

Members of the US-based Episcopal Church are being asked to stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline.

31 October 2016

Evolving Standing Rock protests expand Episcopal Church's ministry

The US-based Episcopal Church’s ministry in response to North Dakota Access Pipline protests are evolving as attitutes change and winter draws near.

25 October 2016

Standing Rock oil pipe protest may become "the new Selma"

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church has delivered an impassioned speech in support of the Standing Rock Sioux community.

26 September 2016

Presiding Bishop steps up support for Sioux over pipeline protest

A temporary injunction to prevent construction of a controversial pipeline through indigenous burial grounds has been imposed by a US federal appeals court.

20 September 2016

Canadians lend support to Standing Rock Sioux protestors

Canadian Anglican leaders have given their support to the Sioux people of Standing Rock as they protest against a major oil pipeline through ancient burial grounds and the Missouri River.

26 August 2016

Presiding Bishop supports Sioux protests over oil pipeline

The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop is supporting a Sioux Reservation as it protests the construction of an oil pipeline through burial grounds and the Missouri River.

25 August 2016

Day of Prayer is emotional experience for Sudanese congregation

The observance of a Day of Prayer for South Sudan on Feb. 16 took on a very personal nature at St. John the Divine Episcopal Church in Moorhead, Minnesota

25 February 2014