A Chicago priest, the Revd Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, has become the first black woman to be elected as a diocesan bishop in the US-based Episcopal Church.
03 November 2016
Prayer services have been held throughout north Texas following Friday’s atrocity in which 12 police officers were shot – five of them fatally.
11 July 2016
The Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has honoured a number of pioneers in the fight for justice in South Africa by bestowing on them the Archbishop’s Award for Peace with Justice. Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah, Bishop John Osmers and the first President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda, received the awards this month.
27 April 2016
In the months following General Convention, the [American] Episcopal Church has been working to fulfil its mandate to confront racism and the institutional structures that support it.
27 January 2016
The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in America, the Most Revd Michael Curry, has described racism as a “demon” and said that “sacred conversations may help the demon of racism to lose some its power.”
11 January 2016
Representatives from 20 Japanese churches, including the Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan, have called on the Japanese government to “eliminate racial discrimination” in the country and to introduce laws to “outlaw hate speech and other forms of discrimination.”
02 December 2015
Presiding Bishop calls for participation in day of confession, repentance, and commitment on 6 September
02 September 2015
Diocese of Missouri to welcome pilgrims to site of 2014 fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager
28 August 2015