Editors’ Choice

Priest in America’s ‘murder capital’ brings public-health approach to gun violence prevention

[Episcopal News Service] St. Louis has been called America’s “murder capital” after a recent spike in gun violence that resulted in more killings per capita than any other major U.S. city. Chicago recorded the most total homicides in 2016 at 762, b … [Read More]

National Cathedral continues to debate the Lee, Jackson windows

[Episcopal News Service] When sunlight shines through the Washington National Cathedral’s stained glass windows, colors disperse. Hues take flight from the visual stories that normally confine them to a framed, defined space. Illuminated, the freed c … [Read More]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches at St. John’s in Hong Kong

[Episcopal News Service -- Hong Kong] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached to a standing room only crowd that overflowed into the courtyard at St. John’s Cathedral in Hong Kong’s central business district on Feb. 19. Curry is on his first off … [Read More]

Standing Rock camps face another deadline due to melting snow, changing tactics

[Episcopal News Service] Standing alongside the road in Solen, North Dakota, Feb. 17 and looking out over the Cannonball River, the Rev. John Floberg declared the weather too hot. “It’s 43 degrees,” he said during a telephone interview, as a car sp … [Read More]

Ghana pilgrims study development as reconciliation

[Episcopal News Service – Accra, Ghana] It’s not uncommon to see women using donkeys to plow fields during the growing season in Ghana’s Upper East Region. Donkeys, it turns out, are easier to manage than bullocks, and when hitched to a plow, women ca … [Read More]

Immigrants’ fears fuel outreach at Maryland church targeted by post-election racist graffiti

[Episcopal News Service] The four hate-filled words were gone almost as quickly as they were discovered, scrawled across a sign and a wall at Church of Our Saviour in Silver Spring, Maryland, on the first Sunday after November’s presidential el … [Read More]