Environmental stewardship fellows foster ministry rooted in creation

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is addressing the call of the fifth Mark of Mission to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth in a number of ways, including through the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s support for the work of two women who want […]

Liberia’s Cuttington University needs help to reopen next month

School, crucial to country, has been an epicenter of Ebola fight

Editor’s note: This story was updated Jan. 30 at 6:10 p.m. EST to change donation information at end. [Episcopal News Service] The Liberian government’s push to reopen the Ebola-stricken country’s public and private schools and universities in February is once again highlighting both the importance of The Episcopal Church of Liberia’s Cuttington University to the country […]

‘No zero-sum solution’ to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

US interfaith leaders dedicated to being partners in building peace

[Episcopal News Service] In seeking a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, people of faith need to be effective partners committed to hearing multiple narratives, say members of a broad U.S. interfaith delegation, led by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, during a weeklong pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The 15-member delegation of Jews, […]

Presiding Bishop addresses statelessness in the Dominican Republic

Historical prejudice, migratory labor demands offer perspective on the crisis

[Episcopal News Service – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic] A large crowd gathered to meet Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in mid-December at Holy Cross Church in Santa Fe, in what was once the heart of the Dominican Republic’s sugarcane producing region in San Pedro Macoris. Jefferts Schori would later preach, but first she was scheduled […]

Video: Presiding Bishop preaches at St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached at St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem, on Jan. 25. She was leading an interfaith pilgrimage to the Holy Land. ENS coverage of the pilgrimage is here. The full text of the sermon follows. Conversion of Paul[1] 25 January 2015 St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem, Arabic service Abrahamic Interfaith […]