Archives for September 2012

Update on the Crown Nominations Commission

[Church of England] This week’s meeting of the Crown Nominations Commission (CNC) has been accompanied by much speculation about possible candidates and the likely timing of an announcement of the name of who will succeed Dr Rowan Williams as Archbishop of Canterbury when he steps down to become Master of Magdalene College. The CNC is […]

Vivir en Egipto en medio de la revolución, las protestas y las nuevas oportunidades

Entrevista con el sacerdote episcopal Paul-Gordon Chandler

[Episcopal News Service] El Rdo. Paul-Gordon Chandler es un sacerdote episcopal que vive en Egipto, donde ha servido, desde 2003, como rector de la iglesia de San Juan Bautista [St. John the Baptist] en El Cairo. En esta entrevista para ENS, Chandler reflexiona sobre los cambios ocurridos en Egipto a lo largo de los últimos […]

Stephen Burns joins Episcopal Divinity School faculty

[Episcopal Divinity School] This fall, The Rev. Dr. Stephen Burns joins Episcopal Divinity School as a faculty member in Liturgics and Anglican Studies. His most recent position has been as a research fellow in public and contextual theology at Charles Sturt University in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Burns studied theology at the universities of Durham (BA, […]

Inaugural CUAC lecture by archbishop of Canterbury to be webcast live

[CUAC] The inaugural address of an annual international lecture series honoring Dr. Rowan Williams, the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, will be seen live by a global audience via webcast on September 28, 2012 beginning at 14:15 BST (9:15 a.m. ET in the U.S.).  Sponsored by the Colleges and Universities of the Anglican Communion (CUAC), the […]

Getting back on the path to decency

[Religion News Service] Nothing will get better in our troubled and divided nation until we take to heart three lessons about what it means to be a decent person. First, give back to God. In researching trends in giving, I was shocked to discover that more than 50 percent of those who attend Episcopal congregations […]

Chaplains for schools in Hong Kong to be trained in Wales

[Church in Wales] The Centre for Chaplaincy Studies in Cardiff, Wales, has been chosen to train chaplains for more than 150 church schools in Hong Kong. The center is part of St. Michael’s Theological College and Cardiff University, both of which have signed a partnership agreement with SKH Ming Hua Theological College in Hong Kong […]

Prayer for the Crown Nominations Committee

[Church of England] People on Twitter are being urged to pray for the Crown Nominations Committee (CNC), as the Committee meets today to consider the appointment of the new Archbishop of Canterbury. The hashtag “#prayforthecnc” will be used in messages sent out throughout the day by the Church of England’s Communications office directing people to […]

Uganda bishop receives Clinton Global Citizen Award for LGBT rights

[76 Crimes] Bishop Christopher Senyonjo of Kampala, Uganda, will receive a Clinton Global Citizen Award at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting this evening (Sept. 24) for his outstanding work to support the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people through the St. Paul’s Reconciliation and Equality Centre in Kampala. The award […]

Rapidísimas

El proceso electoral en Estados Unidos está llegando a su fin, a Dios gracias. Las discusiones están a la orden del día, las encuestas suben y bajan, las acusaciones mutuas van y vienen, y la paciencia se le está acabando al ciudadano común. Se gastan millones en anuncios por todos los medios y muchos no […]

Fort Worth’s Trinity Church to welcome new rector

[Trinity Episcopal Church] The people of Trinity Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, Tex., will celebrate the new ministry of the Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, 53, Sept. 27, 2012, as she is instituted as the 18th rector. A festive prelude will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the institution service to begin at 7 p.m. A reception […]