Archives for September 2013

Archbishop David Gitari, former Kenya primate, dies

[Anglican Communion News Service] Former primate of the Anglican Church of Kenya, Archbishop David Gitari, died Sept. 30 in Mater Hospital in Nairobi following a an illness. He was 72. Within hours of his passing, media reports were describing him as a fearless priest who challenged injustice and fought for mutlipartism in the country. Gitari was […]

Comisión Permanente de Liturgia y Música busca datos sobre uso de recursos locales

[30 de septiembre de 2013] La Comisión Permanente de Liturgia y Música de la Iglesia Episcopal (SCLM) está buscando información acerca de las experiencias de la gente con los recursos que se prepararon para la bendición de parejas del mismo sexo. En el 2012, la Convención General aprobó la Resolución A049 recomendando a “Recursos Litúrgicos […]

SCLM seeks data on local use of resources

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) is seeking information about people’s experiences with the resources that were prepared for the blessing of same-sex relationships. In 2012, the General Convention passed Resolution A049 commending “Liturgical Resources 1:  I Will Bless You and You Will […]

Mountain Race aids mariners served by SCI

[Seamen’s Church Institute press release] How do the remote mountains of Western Maine relate to the world of maritime commerce? Over two days last weekend, 41 teams of three put their own comforts and conveniences aside to race to the tops of five mountains. Competitors raised $368,319 (as of 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 21) […]

Presiding bishop preaches in Western Michigan

29 September 2013 St. Martin of Tours, Kalamazoo Diocese of Western Michigan The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Are you rich, or are you poor?  Stop and ponder this for a minute.  Why have you decided that you’re rich or poor? If you have a place to sleep […]

Empeño interreligioso para corregir un defecto de la Ley de la Atención Médica Asequible relacionado con la Iglesia

La Iglesia respalda los empeños para ayudar a algunos empleados a obtener créditos contributivos de las primas de sus seguros de salud

[Episcopal News Service] Mientras en el Congreso sigue la disputa sobre la Ley de Atención Médica Asequible, el Grupo de Pensión de la Iglesia y la Oficina de Relaciones Gubernamentales de la Iglesia Episcopal están instando a los legisladores a aprobar un proyecto de ley para rectificar lo que ven como un fallo en la […]

Archbishop delighted to be baptizing Prince George

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is delighted to have been invited to conduct the baptism of HRH Prince George. Kensington Palace announced this afternoon that the Prince will be christened on Wednesday 23 October at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace. Archbishop Justin said today: ‘I am delighted to be invited […]

‘Sacrifice needed for African Church to become self-sustainable’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA) said there is need for personal sacrifice from Christians in Africa if the Anglican Church there is to become self-sustainable. “Christians themselves need to sacrifice a lot by offering their expert services at low or reduced costs to help the church […]

Kenya: Primate condemns violence, thanks country’s leaders

[Anglican Communion News Service] The primate of Kenya and bishop of All Saints Cathedral, the Most Rev. Eliud Wabukala, has condemned the “heinous and inhuman attacks on Kenyans and foreign residents” at the Westgate Mall in the country’s capital Nairobi. In a press statement delivered to the media on Sept. 26 after the Anglican Church […]

Communiqué: Anglican-Lutheran International Co-ordinating Committee

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican-Lutheran International Co-ordinating Committee Helsinki, Finland 19–25 September 2013 Communiqué The Anglican-Lutheran International Co-ordinating Committee (ALICC) held its first meeting in the Cultural Centre Sofia, Helsinki, Finland from 19 to 25 September 2013, under the leadership of the Most Reverend Maurício Andrade, Primate of Brazil, and of Bishop Michael Pryse of […]