Archives for July 2013

El ‘Lunes Moral’, un movimiento en favor de los pobres y los vulnerables en Carolina del Norte

[Episcopal News Service] No es usual que un obispo reciba la llamada de uno de sus sacerdotes para hacerle saber que está planeando que lo arresten. El obispo Michael Curry, de la Diócesis Episcopal de Carolina del Norte, recibió exactamente esa llamada del Rdo. Randall Keeney, vicario de la iglesia de San Bernabé [St. Barnabas] […]

Two ecumenical bodies established for Sudan and South Sudan

[World Council of Churches press release] Two ecumenical councils in South Sudan and Sudan have now been established. The decision comes after South Sudan’s independence from Sudan in 2011 following a referendum mandated by the 2005 peace pact that ended Africa’s longest-running civil war. The decision establishing the two ecumenical organizations was shared in a […]

Muslims and Christians unite for a new Egypt

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa invited Muslim leaders and politicians, along with Christian leaders from different denominations, for an Iftar or a break of the fast of Ramadan, at All Saints Cathedral Hall. More than 130 people attended the Iftar including the Grand Mufti […]

Anglican youth join the Pope on Copacabana for two inspirational nights

[Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil] For the last week, a small group of 8 Anglican young adults from 5 countries have been in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the World Anglican Youth Encounter. The brainchild of the Rev. Nicholas Wheeler and the Rev. Daniel Cabral of the Diocese of Rio de Janeiro, with the support […]

From beauty to struggle, Brazil has much to teach Anglican youth

[Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil] Days 4 and 5 have been busy for the small group of Anglican young adults gathered in Rio de Janeiro for the Anglican World Youth Encounter, and they will keep getting busier. The highlight of Day 4 was an ecumenical worship service at the Anglican Cathedral of the Redeemer in […]

Greetings from Rio de Janeiro – and the Anglican World Youth Encounter!

[Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil] Sometimes in life, one will have those experiences with people that lovely that it has the feeling that they have already passed a long time with them – and it’s just been one day. There is already this feeling in Rio de Janeiro at the World Anglican Youth Encounter. Happening […]

North Carolinians stand up for the poor, vulnerable on Moral Mondays

[Episcopal News Service] It’s not every day a bishop receives a courtesy call from one of his priests letting him know he plans to get arrested. Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry received just such a call from the Rev. Randall Keeney, vicar of St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Greensboro, before Keeney’s May […]

St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, Seattle, certified as a ‘Green Sanctuary’

[Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral press release] Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, the cathedral church for the Episcopal Church in Western Washington, is delighted to announce that in June 2013 they were certified as a Green Faith Sanctuary for religious environmental leadership by GreenFaith, an organization that supports communities of faith in becoming environmental leaders, advocates, and […]

Brazil: Court orders return of churches to the Anglican Diocese of Recife

[Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil press release] After a long judicial battle that lasted for a decade, a Brazilian judge has this month finally decided that the actions taken by Bishop Robinson Cavalcanti in creating of the Diocese of Recife – DR, flagrantly violated Brazilian law as well as Canon law, the Doctrine & Discipline […]

Philippines bishop calls for resumption of peace talks

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Northern Philippines in the Episcopal Church of the Philippines, the Rt. Rev. Brent Harry Wanas Alawas, has called for the resumption of peace talks between the National Democratic Front (NDFP) and the Government of the Philippines. Alawas made his comments at a peace rally earlier this month. Thousands […]