Archives for February 2012

‘Pastor Sadie’ waits (mostly) patiently for racial equality

[Episcopal News Service] This is the last in a series of interviews ENS is publishing during Black History Month featuring interviews with Episcopalians involved in the civil rights movement and the church’s work of reconciliation. A lifelong Philadelphia resident, the Rev. Sadie Mitchell says she never experienced the blatant discrimination that African-Americans did in the […]

Church Publishing to offer eHymnals in tablet editions

[Church Publishing Incorporated] Among the first denominational publishers to offer authorized eHymnals, Church Publishing Incorporated (CPI), is launching Episcopal Church hymnals and songbooks as digital editions for iPad® tablet readers. Following significant testing, the first of these new products is intended to work with any digital reader that supports the ePub standard. Five of the […]

La inesperada militancia de una seminarista

[Episcopal News Service] Durante el Mes de la Historia de los Negros, ENS publicará entrevistas con episcopales que participaron en el movimiento de los derechos civiles y en la obra de reconciliación de la Iglesia. La Rda. Judy Upham no pensaba ir a Selma, Alabama. Ella estudiaba en la Escuela Teológica Episcopal en Cambridge, Massachusetts […]

Rapidísimas

[Episcopal News Service] Robinson Cavalcanti, obispo conservador anglicano de Recife, y su esposa Miriam, fueron asesinados la noche del sábado 25 de febrero por Eduardo, su hijo adoptivo de 29 años en su casa de Olinda. El obispo tenía 68 años y planeaba jubilarse en dos años. Estaba disgustado de la Iglesia Episcopal Anglicana de […]

Archbishop of Canterbury delivers lecture on human rights and faith

[WCC News] Dr. Rowan Williams, archbishop of Canterbury, spoke on faith, human rights and human dignity during a keynote presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at the World Council of Churches headquarters in Geneva. The presentation was titled “Human Rights and Religious Faith.” Williams became the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2003. He is the senior bishop […]

Becas educacionales teológicas concedidas a Episcopales, Anglicanos en el Caribe y América Latina

[Oficial de Asuntos Públicos] La Comisión de Educación Teológica para América Latina y el Caribe (CETALC) ha otorgado 34 becas en cinco categorías por más de 366.000 dólares para apoyar las necesidades de educación y formación teológica de la Iglesia en América Latina y el Caribe. Las becas fueron aprobadas por el Consejo Ejecutivo de […]

Theological educational grants awarded in Caribbean, Latin America

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Commission for Theological Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CETALC) has awarded 34 grants in five categories for more than $366,000 to support the educational theological and formational needs of the church in Latin America and the Caribbean. The grants were approved by the Episcopal Church Executive […]

Church of England installs alarms to stop copper thefts

[Religion News Service] The Church of England is spearheading a campaign to install high-tech movement sensors on scores of churches in a bid to stop a rash of lead and copper thieves who have targeted the roofs of religious buildings. The stolen metals are fetching increasingly higher prices on international markets. The insurance firm Ecclesiastical, […]

Statement from St. Paul’s Cathedral following Occupy camp eviction

The following statement was issued by St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, after Occupy protestors camped outside the building were evicted on the evening of Feb. 28. The encampment, which has been in place since Oct. 15, was removed in what the police have called a “largely peaceful” operation. Statement from St. Paul’s Cathedral In the past […]

‘Cathedral in the Night’ serves homeless, engages students

[Episcopal News Service] The loss of her job in the medical records field more than two years ago cost Carol Hopkins her home and forced her to move. And although Hopkins, 60, still makes searching for a new job a daily task, she fears her age is limiting her ability to find employment again. “I […]