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Carl Wright takes up ‘living paradox’ of an episcopate

[Episcopal News Service -- Washington, D.C.] Carl Wright, a rector and former Air Force chaplain, became the Episcopal Church’s bishop suffragan for the armed forces and federal ministries Feb. 11 during a service filled with bishops, clergy, lay p … [Read More]

Virginia church condemns white supremacy after ‘alt-right’ figure moves to neighborhood

[Episcopal News Service] An Episcopal church in Virginia is speaking out against white supremacy after a key figure in what is known as the “alt-right” movement took up residence mere blocks from the church in the historic Old Town Alexandria nei … [Read More]

Olympia diocese welcomes refugees, sues to keep resettlement efforts alive

[Episcopal News Service] The federal appeals court ruling Feb. 9 that blocked reinstatement of the Trump administration’s temporary ban on refugee admissions was welcomed by Episcopal Church leaders in Washington, where the Diocese of Olympia is p … [Read More]

Episcopal Church Executive Council reaffirms stand with Standing Rock

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council during the last day of its Feb. 5-8 meeting here reaffirmed its stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. Council members said the church pledges to “c … [Read More]

Executive Council supports Episcopal Migration Ministries in midst of Trump’s order

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council Feb. 8 pledged the Church’s solidarity with refugees in the face of President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending their entry into the United States. … [Read More]

‘Church where it is’: Forma celebrates 20 years of grassroots support for Episcopal and other Christian educators

[Episcopal News Service] Sustainability, “scrappy” churches, funeral home churches, even cave churches, and New York Times best-selling author and church planter Nadia Bolz-Weber were all part of the recent 20th-anniversary celebration of Forma in Gar … [Read More]