Time includes Katharine Jefferts Schori in series on women changing the world

[Episcopal News Service] Time magazine’s new multimedia project, Firsts: Women Who Are Changing the World, features the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, 26th presiding bishop, as one of 46 profiled women. A trailer for the video interview with Jefferts Schori, along with the text, is here. Jefferts Schori was the bishop of Nevada when she […]

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RIP: Richard Sui On Chang, fourth bishop of Hawaii

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Richard Sui On Chang, the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Hawaii, died Aug. 30 after a short illness. Chang served from 1997 to 2006 when he was succeeded by Robert L. Fitzpatrick, who had been his canon to the ordinary. He was the first Episcopal Church bishop of […]

From Episcopal Relief & Development: Gulf Coast dioceses prepare for response to Hurricane Harvey

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with dioceses throughout the affected areas in Texas and Louisiana as they assess the ongoing impact of Hurricane Harvey and prepare to respond. Tropical Storm Harvey strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane with 130 mile hour winds and made landfall in Texas on the evening […]

Episcopal Church joins federal lawsuit over breakaway group in South Carolina

[Episcopal Church in South Carolina] A federal judge has granted The Episcopal Church’s motion to intervene in a lawsuit over false-advertising and related claims against the bishop of a breakaway group that left the Church in 2012. The federal case, known as vonRosenberg v. Lawrence, has been assigned to U.S. District Court Judge Richard Gergel, and […]

Alabama judge dismisses ex-Episcopal Church official Stacy Sauls’ lawsuit

[Episcopal News Service] An Alabama judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the corporation of the Episcopal Church, called the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS), by former Chief Operating Officer Bishop Stacy Sauls after he was let go from his post. Mobile County 13th Judicial District Judge Ben Brooks said in his Aug. 22 decision […]

Bishops of Companion Links Dioceses come together in Diocese of Wyoming

A commitment to developing partnership in the gospel

[Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming] In February of 2014 the bishops of Kiteto, Leicester, Mount Kilimanjaro, Trichy-Tanjore, and Wyoming, met in Trichy-Tanjore, South India, to discuss existing links between their  dioceses and how they may go about furthering their relationships. The Rt. Rev. Isaiah Chambala (Kiteto), the Rt. Rev. Tim Stevens (Leicester), the Rt. Rev. Stanley […]

EPPN: Pray, fast, act for environmental programs

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Today, the 21st of August, we pray, fast, and act to protect funding for domestic and international programs that address the health effects of environmental degradation impacting the poorest among us. PRAY for our nation’s elected leaders and for all who struggle with the impacts and effects of environmental degradation that result […]

New York bishop gives ‘full support’ to church providing sanctuary to immigrant, child

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] A statement on sanctuary by the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, and on the Aug. 17 widely-publicized announcement that Holyrood Parish in Manhattan had provided sanctuary to an undocumented immigrant. August 18, 2017 The Episcopal Diocese of New York has numerous […]

Wisconsin clergy members take corner prayer ministry to county fair

[Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee] The theme of the Diocese of Milwaukee’s Leadership Days in the spring was trying new things to engage the community. The Rev. Mindy Valentine Davis decided to respond to that call by taking her cue from a Milwaukee ministry called Collars on the Corner. Along with members of her parish, St. […]