A statement from the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, issued the following statement on June 26.  A Statement from The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries 26 June 2017 We learned this morning that the Supreme Court has decided to allow portions of the president’s executive order(s) […]

Western Massachusetts bishop delivers testimony to legislative committee

[Diocese of Western Massachusetts] Western Massachusetts Bishop Douglas J. Fisher attended a hearing June 19 held by the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary that featured testimony on a range of proposed criminal justice reform measures focused on sentencing and correctional services. The following statement is based on Fisher’s prepared testimony and received the […]

Anglican environmental group expresses sorrow at Trump decision on Paris deal

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion Environmental Network has added its voice to those condemning President Donald Trump for deciding to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. “We know that our brothers and sisters on every continent are already experiencing the damaging and sometimes catastrophic effects of climate change,” the network said. […]

California bishop responds to Trump’s decision to pull US out of climate agreement

[Episcopal News Service] California Bishop Marc Andrus issued the following statement June 2 in response to President Donald Trump’s June 1 announcement that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement. Nations worldwide signed the 2015 agreement, which includes a plan to decrease carbon emissions and limit global warming to below 2 degrees […]

Europe bishop issues statement on Trump’s climate pact decision

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Pierre Whalon, bishop in charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe, issued the following statement June 2 in response to President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the the Paris Agreement, a 2015 pledge to limit climate change signed by 196 nations. Dear people of […]

Presiding Bishop responds to Trump’s decision to pull U.S. out of worldwide climate accord

[Episcopal News Service] President Donald Trump announced June 1 that he would pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement, a 2015 pledge to limit climate change signed by 196 nations. The agreement includes a plan to decrease carbon emissions and limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius, and a commitment from wealthier nations to […]

El Obispo Primado reacciona a la decisión de Trump de retirar a EE.UU. del acuerdo del cambio climático

[Episcopal News Service] El presidente Donald Trump anunció el 1 de junio que retiraría a Estados Unidos del Acuerdo de París, un compromiso hecho en 2015 para limitar el cambio climático que firmaron 196 naciones. El acuerdo incluye un plan de decrecer las emisiones de carbón y limitar el calentamiento global a 2 grados Celsius, y un compromiso […]

EPPN: Faith values for a national budget

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] President Trump is expected to release his federal budget request May 23. This budget request is one important component of the fiscal year 2018 appropriations and budget process. Read the Office of Government Relations resource on the federal budget to educate yourself on this process ahead of upcoming action alerts. […]

Barron Trump asistirá a la escuela episcopal de San Andrés en el otoño

[Episcopal News Service] Barron Trump, el hijo más pequeño del presidente Donald Trump, asistirá a la escuela episcopal de San Andrés [St. Andrew’s Episcopal School] en Potomac, Maryland, a partir de este otoño. Barron Trump, de 11 años, se mudará con su madre, la primera dama Melania Trump, de Nueva York a Washington, D.C. en algún […]

Church organist arrested in post-election vandalism at Episcopal congregation in Indiana

[Episcopal News Service] A staff organist has been arrested in the post-election vandalism at an Episcopal church in Indiana – an incident that generated national headlines in November as a possible case of politically motivated hate speech, but one that prosecutors now say was instead the act of someone hoping to mobilize others disappointed with […]