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Anglicans get boost in Doha as potential readers begin training

Anglicans get boost in Doha as potential readers begin training

[Anglican Communion News Service] Four years after their church was consecrated, Anglicans in the Qatari capital Doha have begun a Church Learning Group as members begin the process of vocational discernment ...
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Gender justice on agenda as Anglican Women’s Network meets in London

Gender justice on agenda as Anglican Women’s Network meets in London

[Anglican Communion News Service] Last week, the steering group for the International Anglican Women’s Network met in London to discuss the many issues facing women throughout the world. Hailing from around ...
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Eastern Michigan elects Bishop Cate Waynick as bishop provisional

Eastern Michigan elects Bishop Cate Waynick as bishop provisional

[Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan] The Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan elected the Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick to serve as bishop provisional of the diocese during the annual convention on Oct ...
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Burundi’s faith leaders renew commitment to peace and reconciliation

Burundi’s faith leaders renew commitment to peace and reconciliation

[Anglican Communion News Service] Twelve years after Burundi’s brutal civil war, which resulted in the deaths of more than 300,000 people, the country’s faith leaders have called on the international community ...
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Three Malawians to receive Province of Central Africa’s highest lay honor

Three Malawians to receive Province of Central Africa’s highest lay honor

[Anglican Communion News Service] Three women from the Diocese of the Upper Shire in Malawi are to receive the Order of the Epiphany – the highest lay honor of the Anglican ...
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Episcopalians’ ‘widow’s mite’ is doing mighty work in recent disaster relief

Episcopalians’ ‘widow’s mite’ is doing mighty work in recent disaster relief

Episcopalians are knitted together in a “great chain of strength and assets” inside and outside the church that is responding to recent disasters, Abagail Nelson, Episcopal Relief & Development senior ...
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British Columbia parishes grapple with summer wildfire aftermath

British Columbia parishes grapple with summer wildfire aftermath

The following is the conclusion of a two-part story detailing the experience and aftermath of the B.C. summer wildfires from an Anglican perspective. You can read the first part here ...
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From Alaska to Zululand, Anglicans act ecumenically in the Season of Creation

From Alaska to Zululand, Anglicans act ecumenically in the Season of Creation

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans around the world have taken part in a wide variety of events to mark this year’s Season of Creation, an ecumenical focus on the environment that ...
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Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on climate change

Anglicans and other Christian leaders demand action on climate change

[Anglican Communion News Service] Five Anglican archbishops have joined other Christian leaders in calling for governments to implement the promises they made at the Paris Climate Change talks. Political leaders from ...
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EPPN: Defend Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

EPPN: Defend Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] In the next year, the Secretary of Homeland Security must decide whether or not to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to approximately 320,000 individuals. TPS ...
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Grace Episcopal banner

Removal of Robert E. Lee from church’s name was just start of healing for Virginia congregation

Grace Episcopal Church’s new name is seen in a banner in front of the church in Lexington, Virginia, though a more official sign is still in the process of being ...
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What would happen if Episcopalians and their church put Jesus at the center – really?

What would happen if Episcopalians and their church put Jesus at the center – really?

Diocese of Honduras Bishop Lloyd Allen presides at Holy Eucharist on Oct. 18 as the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council opens its Oct. 18-21 meeting. The Rev. Geof Smith, the Episcopal ...
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U.K. Christians and Jews celebrate 75 years of interfaith relations

U.K. Christians and Jews celebrate 75 years of interfaith relations

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Dublin, Michael Jackson, has used a speech to the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) to talk about how people encounter what he termed ...
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New primate and leadership team for Church of North India

New primate and leadership team for Church of North India

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Jabalpur, Prem Singh, has been elected as the new moderator and Anglican primate of the united Church of North India. The church’s recent synod ...
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The crisis continues for Puerto Rico, and so do efforts toward relief, and then, recovery

The crisis continues for Puerto Rico, and so do efforts toward relief, and then, recovery

A message written on top of a building is seen from the air during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Humacao, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 11. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson [Episcopal ...
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British Columbia fires

Anglicans reflect on summer’s devastating wildfires in British Columbia

Fire rages in the distance behind the historic Anglican church of St. John at the Latin Gate, located on the Ashcroft Reserve, during the peak of the British Columbia wildfire ...
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Communiqué from the Council of the Church in East Asia bishop’s meeting

Communiqué from the Council of the Church in East Asia bishop’s meeting

[Anglican Communion News Service] From Oct. 11 to 16, twenty-eight Anglican archbishops and bishops of the Council of the Church in East Asia, including the Obispo Maximo of the Iglesia Filipina ...
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Church of England anti-slavery initiative wins government backing

Church of England anti-slavery initiative wins government backing

[Anglican Communion News Service] The United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May has given her backing to the Church of England’s new anti-slavery program. The Clewer Initiative was launched Oct. 17, at ...
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Former bishop of Chester implicated in abuse allegations

Former bishop of Chester implicated in abuse allegations

[Anglican Communion News Service] Cheshire Constabulary – the regional police force with responsibility for the area of the Church of England’s diocese of Chester – has published a report detailing ...
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Atlanta bishop joins honor guard for fallen Green Beret

Atlanta bishop joins honor guard for fallen Green Beret

From right, Episcopal lay Chaplain Barbara Pendergrast, Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright and Episcopal Chaplain the Rev. Donna S. Mote join an honor guard Oct. 16 at Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport ...
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