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Fair prayer booth

Wisconsin clergy members take corner prayer ministry to county fair

From left, the Rev. Kevin Stewart, the Rev. Mindy Valentine Davis and Frankie A. Aliota staff the prayer booth at the Washington County Fair south of West Bend, Wisconsin. Photo: ...
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Presiding Bishop reflects on Charlottesville and its aftermath

Presiding Bishop reflects on Charlottesville and its aftermath

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In his message for those gathering to worship this Sunday, occasioned by recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the readings of Scripture Episcopalians will ...
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Canadian indigenous bishop slams ‘doctrine of discovery’

Canadian indigenous bishop slams ‘doctrine of discovery’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The “doctrine of discovery” – the idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernized – has been criticized by the national indigenous bishop of Canada ...
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Charlottesville memorial service

Charlottesville faith community looks ahead after uniting against white supremacist march

Mourners and clergy, including the Rev. Elaine Thomas, second from right, pray outside the memorial service for Heather Heyer on Aug. 16, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo: Evan Vucci/Associated Press ...
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Welsh electoral college to choose next archbishop and primate

Welsh electoral college to choose next archbishop and primate

[Anglican Communion News Service] An electoral college of the Church in Wales will meet in the small town of Llandrindod Wells next month to choose the province’s next archbishop and primate ...
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Anglican archbishop in Australia speaks against euthanasia legalization

Anglican archbishop in Australia speaks against euthanasia legalization

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier has joined six other Christian leaders in Australia from the region in calling on the state premier to reconsider plans to ...
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Presiding Bishop Curry video: invitation to the Good Book Club

Presiding Bishop Curry video: invitation to the Good Book Club

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has offered an invitation to Episcopalians and all Christians to join the more than 25 partners presenting the ...
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Richard's story

Richard's story

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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Humble in the Act of Giving

Humble in the Act of Giving

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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A Faithful Giver Impacts Generations To Come

A Faithful Giver Impacts Generations To Come

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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Faithful Giving Impacts Generations To Come

Faithful Giving Impacts Generations To Come

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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Irish bishop and English priest lead cross-cultural mission training in Myanmar

Irish bishop and English priest lead cross-cultural mission training in Myanmar

[Anglican Communion News Service] An ecumenical association for theological educators in Myanmar held a training workshop on cross cultural mission and research approaches this month. The four-day event was led by ...
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Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Synod of the diocese of Christchurch will consider donating its earthquake-ravaged cathedral to the country’s government as a gift to the people of New Zealand. This ...
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Episcopalians rally against hate as white supremacists bring violence to Charlottesville

Episcopalians rally against hate as white supremacists bring violence to Charlottesville

[Episcopal News Service] When white supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, sparking violence that left a counter-protester dead and dozens more injured, Episcopalians and other people of faith ...
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Christchurch releases third option for earthquake-destroyed cathedral

Christchurch releases third option for earthquake-destroyed cathedral

[Anglican  Taonga] The Diocese of Christchurch has issued details of a third option for the future of ChristChurch Cathedral that would offer the building as a gift to the government ...
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Archbishop of Canterbury backs ‘sex-workers’ charity

Archbishop of Canterbury backs ‘sex-workers’ charity

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has given his backing to a charity set up to support women involved in the “sex industry”. Charis Tiwala works to ...
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Child abuse inquiry recommends an end to aeal of the confessional

Child abuse inquiry recommends an end to aeal of the confessional

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse – the official independent inquiry in Australia, has recommended that the failure to report child sexual ...
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Jennings, other Episcopal leaders react to Charlottesville violence

Jennings, other Episcopal leaders react to Charlottesville violence

This post appeared here first: Jennings, other Episcopal leaders react to Charlottesville violence [Episcopal News Service - Churchwide Blog] ...
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Los Angeles bishop coadjutor says disputed St. James property sale contract is legally binding

Los Angeles bishop coadjutor says disputed St. James property sale contract is legally binding

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop Coadjutor John Taylor has written to the diocese about the disputed St. James the Great Episcopal Church property on Lido Island in ...
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National Council of Churches calls for cessation of ‘hostile acts and rhetoric’ between US, North Korea

National Council of Churches calls for cessation of ‘hostile acts and rhetoric’ between US, North Korea

[National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA] The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA calls for an immediate cessation of hostile acts and ...
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