Alaska Native villages struggling to preserve way of life offer warm welcome to Episcopal bishops

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Sunrise in Fairbanks was 7:40 a.m. on Sept. 23, but Diocese of Alaska Bishop Mark Lattime had a nonnegotiable command for his fellow bishops: Don’t be late. They weren’t. Beating the sun by 10 minutes, they boarded the bus for the airport at 7:30 a.m. sharp, bringing with them […]

Six Episcopal bishops pen letter to senators urging opposition to GOP health care bill

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Six Episcopal bishops have written a letter to 10 U.S. senators, urging them to vote against the latest Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the health care law also known as Obamacare. The letter, dated Sept. 24, comes as the House of Bishops holds its fall meeting […]

Aldeas nativas de Alaska ofrecen cálida acogida a obispos episcopales

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] La salida del sol en Fairbanks fue a las 7:40 A.M. el 23 de septiembre, pero Mark Lattime, el obispo de la Diócesis de Alaska tenía una instrucción indiscutible para sus compañeros obispos: no lleguen tarde. En verdad no lo hicieron. Adelantándose al sol por 10 minutos, abordaron el autobús […]

Seis obispos episcopales envían una carta a varios senadores instándoles a oponerse al proyecto de ley de atención sanitaria de los republicanos

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Seis obispos episcopales han escrito una carta a 10 senadores de EE.UU. en la que les instan a votar contra el intento de los republicanos de abrogar la Ley de Atención Asequible [ACA por su sigla en inglés], la legislación sobre la atención sanitaria también conocida como Obamacare. La carta, […]

Episcopal bishops gather in Alaska with focus on indigenous culture, environmental justice

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] The bishops of the Episcopal Church are gathered in this small city in the center of Alaska’s northern wilderness for their six-day House of Bishops meeting and to immerse themselves in local examples of creation care and racial reconciliation. There’s no better place than Alaska to discuss themes of […]

Obispos episcopales se reúnen en Alaska atentos a la cultura indígena y la justicia ambiental

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Los obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal se reunieron en esta pequeña ciudad situada en el centro del páramo norte de Alaska para la reunión de seis días de la Cámara de Obispos y para sumergirse en ejemplos locales del cuidado de la creación y reconciliación racial. No hay mejor lugar que […]

Episcopal Church bishops challenge Trump, Congress on DACA in NYTimes ad

[Episcopal News Service] Some 125 Episcopal Church bishops signed a full-page ad that ran Sept. 21 in the New York Times, imploring President Donald Trump and member of Congress not to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program known as DACA. “To do so would endanger the lives of thousands of young people […]

This New York priest is on a mission to help children trapped in sex trafficking at hotels

Hotel-sized soaps labeled with a toll-free hotline can help.

[Episcopal News Service] She strode through midtown Manhattan with purpose, her black tote bag held close as she dropped a dollar into the jangling coffee can of a street person stationed on a corner. Weaving around the city sidewalks in her flowered pencil skirt, black flats and black tank with a clerical collar, the Rev. […]

Desde un espacio publicitario del New York Times, obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal confrontan a Trump y al Congreso sobre DACA

[Episcopal News Service] Unos 125 obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal firmaron un anuncio de página entera que circuló en la edición de The New York Times del 21 de septiembre, en la cual le imploraban al presidente Donald Trump y a los miembros del Congreso que no cancelaran el programa de Acción Diferida para Llegados en […]

EPPN: Pray, fast, act to protect school meals and SNAP funding

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] This month we urge prayer, fasting and action to protect funding for school meals and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps. Pray, Fast and Act each month on the 21st. On Sept. 21, join The EPPN and the presiding bishops of The Episcopal Church and The ELCA […]