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Anglican, Episcopal women gather at UNCSW’s annual look at women’s status

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President Gay Clark Jennings listen as Lynnaia Main, Episcopal Church representative to the United Nations, poses a question submitted by a participant ...
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Diocese of Puerto Rico notified of successful canonical consent process

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of ...
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Appeal launched for restoration of Malta landmark

[Anglican Communion News Service] An appeal has been launched for the restoration of St. Paul’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral in Malta. Towering 200 feet over the seaward approach to Valletta, St. Paul’s is ...
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Anglican secretary general briefs Bishops of Pakistan during retreat in England

[Anglican Communion News Service] The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, has told the Church of Pakistan it has something to offer to the Communion because of its ...
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Saint Augustine’s president, with deep ties to university’s past, looks to future

Everett Ward became the 11th president of Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina, in April 2015. Photo: Saint Augustine’s University [Episcopal News Service] Generations of Everett Ward’s family preceded ...
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EPPN: Congress votes on health care tomorrow, make your voice heard

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable ...
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Nominations now accepted for Episcopal Church positions, committees, boards

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Nominations are now being accepted for various Episcopal Church positions, committees or boards that will be elected during the next General Convention. The Episcopal Church ...
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Chaplaincy in UAE marks Christ Church’s 15th anniversary with road trip

[Anglican Communion News Service] To celebrate 15 years since the consecration of Christ Church in Jebel Ali, to the southwest of Dubai, the Rev. Tim Heaney and chaplaincy staff made a ...
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Anglican leaders in Ireland react to death of Irish politician Martin McGuinness

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican leaders of the Church in Ireland have issued statements on the death of Martin McGuinness, the ex-IRA leader-turned-politician who has died aged 66. McGuinness worked ...
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Anglican Church in Canada challenges senator’s comments on residential schools

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in Canada has sent a strongly worded open letter, expressing dismay over a Conservative senator’s recent defense of the Indian Residential Schools system. Earlier ...
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St. Jame’s in Austin informs, empowers Hispanic community

[Diocese of Texas] Lawyer Jim Harrington doesn’t mince words as he assists a family comprised of legal and undocumented immigrants in filling out power of attorney and caregiver affidavits. “These forms ...
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Self Care: Inspiration From T.S. Elliot

One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to read more literature – specifically novels and poetry. I’m a pretty voracious consumer of online news and magazines, particularly those ...
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Self Care: Inspiration From T.S. Eliot

One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to read more literature – specifically novels and poetry. I’m a pretty voracious consumer of online news and magazines, particularly those ...
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Anglican Church of Australia makes twin track Easter appeal

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Board of Mission, which is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia, has called on Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem ...
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Australian primate issues statement on Royal Commission

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of the Anglican Church of Australia, Melbourne Archbishop Philip Freier, has issued a statement as the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse ...
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Bishop of Newcastle in Australia announces resignation

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Bishop Greg Thompson of the Diocese of Newcastle, in Australia, has announced his resignation. Bishop Thompson served the diocese for three years and has been a strong ...
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Episcopal churches issue statement ‘of shared values about immigration and refugees’; encourage others to sign

[Church of the Heavenly Rest] Episcopal clergy are invited to sign a statement “of shared values about immigration and refugees.” More than 50 clergy members have signed as of March 15 ...
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Closing the loop on racial reconciliation

[Episcopal News Service] He felt attacked, and says so, specifically choosing the word to convey his strength of emotion. Yes, he felt personally attacked. But A.W. “Buster” Lewis also felt ...
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Director of Episcopal Migration Ministries responds to judges’ actions to block Trump’s travel ban

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement in response to two federal judges’ actions to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban limiting ...
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Canada: Faith groups stand together against politics of hate and fear sparked by US administration

[Anglican Journal] People of many faiths met twice early in March in Vancouver to show support for one another at two well-attended public meetings that celebrated diversity and took a stand ...
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