Archives for March 2017

Anglican appeal launched for cyclone victims in Australia

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Sydney’s Anglican Aid has launched an appeal for the victims of Cyclone Debbie in North Queensland, Australia. One of the most powerful cyclones ever to hit Queensland devastated a large swathe of the coastline on March 28 and caused further damage as it moved inland. Local residents, churches and […]

Marie Tatro named Long Island vicar for community justice

[Diocese of Long Island] Long Island Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano announced March 29 the appointment of the Rev. Marie A. Tatro as vicar for community justice, a newly created position. “I am very grateful to Mother Marie Tatro for accepting my invitation to join the staff of the diocese to shepherd the efforts of our clergy […]

Vista disciplinaria para el Obispo Bruno de Los Ángeles concluye sin un dictamen

La conclusión del tribunal no se dará a conocer hasta después de Pascua

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Tres días de testimonio en la vista disciplinara del obispo J. Jon Bruno de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles terminaron aquí el 30 de marzo sin un dictamen. El abogado Raymond Coughlan (“Jerry”), nombrado para representar a la Iglesia Episcopal, y el canciller de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles Richard Zevnik […]

Le duo Lent Madness* braque l’attention sur les histoires inspirantes des saints

[Episcopal News Service] Le révérend Tim Schenck, recteur d’une église épiscopale du Massachusetts, a créé Lent Madness en 2010 sur son blogue. Deux ans plus tard, il s’est associé à Forward Movement et s’est adjoint un « co-conspirateur », le révérend Scott Gunn, directeur exécutif de Forward Movement. Depuis lors, Lent Madness est devenu si populaire parmi les chrétiens de […]

Disciplinary hearing for Los Angeles’ Bruno concludes without decision

Hearing Panel’s conclusion will not come until sometime after Easter

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Three days of testimony in the ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno ended here March 30 without a resolution. Church Attorney Raymond “Jerry” Coughlan, appointed to represent the Episcopal Church, and Diocese of Los Angeles Chancellor Richard Zevnik did not make oral closing […]

L’eau : bien commun ou marchandise ?

Trinity Institute 2017

[Episcopal News Service] La demande en eau devrait augmenter de 55 % d’ici 2030, selon les prévisions et, dans le même temps, il est possible que les ressources globales en eau ne répondent qu’à 60 % des besoins mondiaux. « L’Afrique, l’Inde, le Moyen-Orient et l’Australie sont en crise », a déclaré Maude Barlow, ancienne conseillère principale aux Nations Unies, responsable de la […]

Filipino group urges Canada to hold mining companies accountable

[Anglican Journal] A delegation from the Philippines that includes an Anglican bishop wants the government to appoint an ombudsperson to monitor Canadian mining operations overseas and to support formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front. “We want the Canadian people to hear our story and we want that foreign corporations operating […]

Growth in two very different Maryland congregations, similar strategies

[Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Margarita Santana didn’t know how many people would show up for her first Sunday at the Iglesia de la Resurrección on Baltimore, Maryland’s eastside, but she thought there would be more than eight. “I was very surprised,” said Santana, who splits her time as vicar and Latino missioner for the […]

J. Jon Bruno tells disciplinary hearing about attempt to sell Newport Beach church

Los Angeles bishop is due to answer more questions on hearing’s final day

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] The second day of a March 28-30 ecclesiastical disciplinary hearing for Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno included the bishop’s explanation of his behavior during the events in question as well as more testimony from a vicar who said she became uncomfortable talking to him alone about […]

Anglican women pledge to ‘change the world’ after UN conference on economic empowerment

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to “change the world” after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN. The group, drawn from more than 20 countries, said UNCSW61 –which focused on women’s economic empowerment – […]