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Church leaders and Alaskan natives step up fight against drilling in Arctic refuge

A coalition of Episcopalians and Alaskan conservationists will take its battle to protect the Artic to decision-makers in Washington this month.

06 September 2019

Tributes to an Anglican Communion pioneer of “service-learning”

Tributes have been paid to Dr Linda Chisolm, founder of Colleges & Universities of the Anglican Communion, following her recent death.

09 August 2019

Church leaders speak out in wake of massacres in Texas and Ohio

Bishops from US-based Episcopal Church are speaking out in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings in Texas and Ohio this week.

09 August 2019

Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry urges young people to vote and help America find its soul

Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, urged young people to vote at a Union of Black Episcopalians youth service last week.

02 August 2019

Six Texan bishops lament “inhumane” conditions at US southern border

Bishops from the US-based Episcopal Church in the State of Texas have issued a joint letter decrying “fear-based policy-making” on immigration.

12 July 2019

Political tensions in Washington over immigration policy fuel Episcopal advocacy, outreach

The US-based Episcopal Church is stepping up its advocacy and outreach on immigration issues as political tensions grow in Washington.

28 June 2019

“Pray, learn, act” call from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry for World Refugee Day

Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, has issued a call to pray, learn and act to help refugees in a video to mark World Refugee Day tomorrow.

19 June 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon lands UK religious broadcasting award

Sandford St Martin Trustees’ recognise “the huge media impact” generated by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s royal wedding sermon.

16 May 2019

Opposing bishops embrace after Archbishop Justin Welby’s apology leads to agreement

A passionate debate at ACC-17 about sexuality ended with opposing bishops embracing while members sang “Bless the Lord, my soul”.

10 May 2019

“Christians make up 80 per cent of believers persecuted for their faith”, report finds

The Bishop of Truro, Philip Mounstephen, has delivered "a truly sobering read" in a report about the global persecution of Christians.

10 May 2019