Archives for April 2012

Video: Combating pneumonia, child mortality in Zambia

Episcopal Relief & Development builds on success of malaria prevention

[Episcopal News Service] Pneumonia, or acute respiratory disease, is the second leading cause of mortality among children under five in Zambia. It’s a major health concern that Episcopal Relief & Development, in partnership with the Zambian Anglican Council and other stakeholders, is determined to combat through the implementation of a pneumococcal vaccination program later this […]

Video – Music as mission: A choral journey with John Rutter

[Episcopal News Service] The parish of Christ Church Christiana Hundred, just outside of Wilmington, Delaware, puts music to work in service of mission. With roots in a plot of land donated in 1817 by Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, founder of the DuPont Co., the church has had an endowed choral music program for nearly 100 […]

Video: Rome and a vision of unity

[Episcopal News Service] The relationship between the Anglican Communion and the Roman Catholic Church has been strained in recent years due to differences over women’s ordination and the Vatican’s efforts to offer a spiritual home to disaffected Anglicans. Yet for many, including the Episcopal Church, good ecumenical relations and the goal of a full, visible […]