Rapidísimas, Diciembre 22 de 2011

[Episcopal News Service] León Panetta,  secretario de defensa de Estados Unidos, dijo la semana pasada en Bagdad que tras nueve años de campaña, se ha dado por concluida la guerra de Irak que tuvo un saldo de, 4,500 estadounidenses muertos, 32 mil heridos y más de $800 mil millones de gastos. Panetta añadió que la […]

Anglican church’s Christmas billboard vandalized in New Zealand

[Ecumenical News International, Wellington, New Zealand] An Anglican church’s Christmas billboard, depicting Jesus’ mother Mary dressed in traditional garb and holding a pregnancy test strip while covering her mouth with the other hand, was vandalized over the weekend. The billboard, erected on Dec. 15 by St. Matthews-in-the-City in central Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, has […]

General Seminary’s television special to air on CBS Christmas Eve

[General Theological Seminary] The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church (GTS) spent last week putting the finishing touches on an hour long television program, Christmas in Chelsea Square, that will air over CBS stations nationwide on December 24th at 11:35 pm (EST). The 194-year-old seminary was selected by the network last summer to  produce […]

Milwaukee: Judge orders breakaway group to return church property

[Diocese of Milwaukee] Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge J. Mac Davis ordered the immediate return of the real and personal property of St. Edmund’s Episcopal Church in Elm Grove to its parishioners and the Diocese of Milwaukee. This order was issued at a hearing held Thursday, December 16 in Waukesha County Circuit Court. In 2008, […]

Rose named deputy for ecumenical and interfaith collaboration

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Rev. Margaret Rose has been named the Episcopal Church Deputy for Ecumenical and Interfaith Collaboration. The announcement was made December 19 by Sam McDonald, Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating Officer. As Deputy for Ecumenical and Interfaith Collaboration, Rose will articulate and represent the ecumenical and interfaith […]

Chicago bishop on Episcopal Church of Sudan, gift of relationship

Statement notes Sudan primate's decision to 'uninvite' presiding bishop

[Canticle Communications] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Bishop of Chicago, released this statement Dec. 19: “The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and the Episcopal Diocese of Renk in the Church of Sudan have enjoyed a highly collaborative and deeply enriching mission relationship for ten years. We have visited frequently with them, and they with us. […]

Archbishop of Armagh’s Christmas Message 2011

[Church of Ireland] From The Most Revd Alan Harper, OBE, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland: The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement in Westminster, the Spending Review and Budget in Dail Eireann, doom and gloom on the High Streets and in shopping malls, is anybody looking forward to Christmas? While there is real hardship and […]

Arrestan a clérigos episcopales por entrar en propiedad de la iglesia de La Trinidad en Nueva York

[Episcopal News Service] El obispo jubilado George Packard y al menos otros dos sacerdotes episcopales fueron arrestados el 17 de diciembre luego de penetrar en un terreno cercado propiedad de la iglesia episcopal de La Trinidad en Wall Street. El ingreso en el terreno de la iglesia,  situado en la plaza Duarte en el Bajo […]

Trinity Cathedral Pittsburgh reaffirms Episcopal identity

[Trinity Cathedral] December 16, 2011 Dear Trinity Cathedral Family and Friends, Yesterday evening the Chapter of Trinity Cathedral voted to re-affirm its Charter of Incorporation. Article II of the Charter states its purpose as “For the support and maintenance of a cathedral church for the public worship of Almighty God according to the faith, doctrine […]

Regalos que gratifican, durante todo el año

¿Sin ideas para las compras de Navidad de última hora? Hay alternativas

[Episcopal News Service] Falta menos de dos semanas para la Navidad, pero aún sobra tiempo para regalos de última hora que gratifican. Agencias internacionales sin fines de lucro ofrecen regalos alternativos —desde $3 hasta $300 y no sólo durante las fiestas navideñas— que pueden ayudar a convertir un poco de dinero en un gran cambio. […]