Archives for 2017

Attorneys urge Bishop Bruno disciplinary panel to move in opposite directions

Closing briefs call for dismissal or ‘creative way’ to move forward in Los Angeles

[Episcopal News Service] Attorneys representing the Episcopal Church and Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno are asking an ecclesiastical disciplinary panel to come to opposite conclusions about whether the bishop violated church law in attempting to sell St. James the Great Episcopal Church. Attorneys for Bruno argued for dismissal of the charges while […]

Episcopal foundation in Georgia raises $26,000 for anti-hunger efforts at walk/run

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta press release] The Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia, or ECF, has announced $26,000 in anti-hunger grants from proceeds of its 33rd Annual Hunger Walk/Run, held in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Bank and local faith organizations. More than 450 Episcopalians walked, ran or volunteered for the Diocese […]

Mothers’ Union warns against a ‘weakening resolve’ in fight for women’s empowerment

[Anglican Communion News Service] Mothers’ Union has warned against a “weakening resolve” in the fight for women’s empowerment and called upon the UK to do more to promote gender equality, and end discrimination against women in the workplace. Following the 61st United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, which focused on “Women’s Economic Empowerment […]

Bruce Myers intronisé comme évêque anglican de Québec

[Présence – information religieuse] L’intronisation du 13e évêque anglican de Québec a eu lieu le 22 avril à la cathédrale de la Sainte-Trinité, dans le Vieux-Québec. En plus des gestes traditionnels posés lors de l’intronisation d’un nouvel évêque, ce sont surtout les paroles prononcées par Mgr Bruce Myers et ses invités interreligieux sur le sens […]

RIP: Seventh Bishop of Albany David Standish Ball

[Diocese of Albany] The Rt. Rev. David Standish Ball, seventh bishop of the Diocese of Albany, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of April 18th, 2017. Ball was born June 11, 1926, in Albany, New York. He attended The Milne School in Albany, where he was class president and a popular athlete. Ball served in the […]

EPPN: Take action on hunger in Haiti

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Six months after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, 1.5 million Haitians remain food insecure. As our world’s climate changes, Haitians have endured catastrophic droughts, destructive floods and repetitive hurricanes which exacerbate existing agricultural challenges and erode development gains. Haitians depend upon international support and technical assistance from the United States, […]

U.S.-born priest elected bishop of Caledonia

[Anglican Journal] The Rev. Jake Worley, an Alabama-born priest, has been elected bishop of the diocese of Caledonia. Worley, rector of the Bulkley Valley Regional Parish, which includes three congregations in northern British Columbia, was elected on the eighth ballot of an episcopal election held in Prince Rupert on April 22. “It was an amazing experience of […]

Iraqi refugee becomes Anglican priest in Canada

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev, Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest formerly in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, last month. The event was a “small but significant piece of history,” says Archdeacon Stephen Rowe, rector of the Anglican Parish of the Church […]

‘Unholy Trinity’ serves as call to action on poverty, racism, gun violence

Episcopal conference attracted attendees from 37 dioceses, 25 bishops

[Episcopal News Service – Chicago, Illinois] Eager to work toward solutions to the problems of poverty, racism and gun violence, Episcopal bishops, clergy members and lay people gathered for three days last week for a conference in Chicago, the American city that recorded the most homicides in 2016. The city’s recent surge in deadly violence […]

El equipo de planificación del EYE17 prepara el horario del evento

Se habla de los arreglos para el EYE de la Provincia IX en el 2019

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] El borrador del horario del Evento de los Jóvenes Episcopales 2017 (EYE17) fue el enfoque del equipo de planificación del EYE17 en la reunión final del 20 al 23 de abril en Minneapolis. “Durante casi un año, el Equipo de Planificación ha estado trabajando diligentemente para planear […]