Archives for March 2015

Anglican UN delegation urges bold steps to gender equality

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion delegation to a recent U.N. meeting has lifted up the full inclusion of women at all levels of decision-making and leadership in the church as an issue for action. In a statement from the 59th Session of the UN Commission for the Status of Women (CSW59), the all-woman […]

Anglican-Catholic Malines Conversations Group meets at Boston College

[Communique from the Malines Conversations Group] An international group of eight Anglican and seven Catholic theologians representing eight countries and four Anglican provinces, met from March 22nd to March 26th at Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA. Called “The Malines Conversations Group,” participants continued their wide-ranging deliberations on various aspects of Anglican-Catholic sacramental, liturgical and practical […]

Anglican bishops commit to new climate justice agenda

[Anglican Communion Environmental Network] A group of 17 Anglican bishops from all six continents has called for urgent prayer and action on the “unprecedented climate crisis.” Their declaration The World Is Our Host: A Call to Urgent Action for Climate Justice sets a new agenda on climate change for the 85 million-strong Anglican Communion. The […]

Presiding Bishop preaches at Salisbury Cathedral reconciliation service

Reconciliation Service Monday in Holy Week 29 March 2015 Salisbury Cathedral The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church When was the last time someone called you “beloved”? Can you remember having sweet nothings whispered in your ear – ‘my beloved’? Jesus is called that at his baptism – “you […]

El Salvador prepares to receive Saint Romero

[Foundation Cristosal press release] The Roman Catholic Church has now announced the long-awaited beatification of Archbishop Oscar Anulfo Romero on May 23rd of this year. Thirty-five years after Romero was assassinated by a right-wing death squad while officiating an evening mass, El Salvador plans to raise him to the altars. Romero is perhaps best known […]

Foro episcopal crea conciencia sobre la crisis del cambio climático

El evento del 24 de marzo pone en marcha ’30 días de acción’

[Episcopal News Service – Los Ángeles, California] En un país profundamente politizado, en el que a los funcionarios medioambientales de la Florida se les ha prohibido usar juntas las palabras “clima” y “cambio” en una misma oración, y donde un candidato presidencial descarta la noción de que los gases de efecto invernadero están causando que la […]

Reclaiming climate change as a moral issue

[Episcopal News Service] When California Bishop Marc Andrus wants to engage people in a conversation about climate change he doesn’t throw statistics at them, rather he begins with a question like: When was the last time you had an experience of wonder in the natural world? “If we can connect people back to it, or […]

La DFMS informa de un superávit anual de $2,4 millones

El Consejo Ejecutivo encomia el manejo del presupuesto y el liderazgo de Sauls y Barnes

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City, Utah] En respuesta a informes financieros del liderazgo de la Sociedad Misionera Nacional y Extranjera (DFMS) que muestran un ingreso anual que excede a los gastos ( “superávit”) de casi $2,4 millones, el Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal, durante su reunión anual que tuvo lugar aquí del […]

Scholarship applications now accepted for Episcopal Church grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 awarding of educational scholarships from The Episcopal Church, according to Samuel A. McDonald, Director of Mission/Deputy Chief Operating Officer and convener of the Scholarship Committee. “As a result of bequests, The Episcopal Church makes available a modest number of […]

General Convention Official Youth Presence members announced

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 18 members of The Episcopal Church General Convention Official Youth Presence at the 78th General Convention have been announced. The Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention, June 25 – July 3, will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah (Diocese of […]