Episcopal News Service

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08/17/2018 12:09 PM
Anglicans join other Christians in Assisi for two-day Ecumenical Prayer for Creation
[Anglican Communion News Service] Christians from different denominations will take part in a pilgrimage from Assisi to the COP24 U.N. climate change conference in Poland, after a two-day ecumenical prayer event. […]

08/17/2018 12:06 PM
Prayers offered for victims, rescuers following Italy bridge collapse
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Holy Ghost Anglican Church in Genoa, Italy, says that its members living near the site of a collapsed motorway bridge have all been reported safe. But […]

08/16/2018 12:27 PM
New Zealand cathedral praised for its earthquake strengthening proposals
[Anglican Communion News Service] Moves to re-open St. Mary’s Cathedral in Taranaki on New Zealand’s North Island have moved a step closer after receiving local approval for structural improvements that have […]

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
With two dioceses under one bishop, first-of-its-kind experiment to emphasize collaboration
[Episcopal News Service] The “least likely” friendship in the House of Bishops between the Episcopal Church’s oldest active diocesan bishop and its youngest has fostered a first-of-its-kind collaborative experiment that […]

08/15/2018 05:27 PM
Diocese of Kansas names three women as candidates for bishop in historic first for the Episcopal Church
[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] In a first for the Episcopal Church, the Diocese of Kansas will select the 10th bishop of the diocese from a slate of women candidates. The […]

08/15/2018 05:06 PM
Ya está disponible el Resumen de las Acciones de la 79.a Convención General
[15 de agosto de 2018] El Rdo. Canónigo Michael Barlowe, secretario de la Convención General, ha anunciado que el Resumen de las acciones de la 79.a Convención General está ahora […]

08/15/2018 02:34 PM
Some same-sex couples will still face hurdles accessing church’s marriage rites
[Episcopal News Service] There are times when the Episcopal – and Anglican – tendency toward compromise makes for differing interpretations on how far the church’s big tent has been stretched, […]

08/15/2018 12:36 PM
Tributes paid to women’s justice campaigner Beth Adamson after tragic death
[Anglican Communion News Service]  Colleagues and supporters have paid tribute to a leading campaigner for gender justice within the Anglican Communion, Beth Adamson-Strauss. Beth Adamson, as she was known, a […]

08/15/2018 12:27 PM
Anglican Consultative Council chair expresses hope of provincial status for Chile
[Anglican Communion News Service] A delegation from the Anglican Consultative Council has concluded its fact-finding visit to the Diocese of Chile, with its chair, Archbishop Paul Kwong of Hong Kong, expressing […]

08/15/2018 12:25 PM
First students graduate from St. Frumentius’ Theological College in Ethiopia
[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican theological college established in the Gambella region of Ethiopia is celebrating after its first group of students completed the three-year course and collected their qualifications. […]