July 29, 2016
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July 27, 2016
Editor’s note: Bishop Pierre Whalon of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe issued a statement in French here.
July 26, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The British government have announced a £2.4 million ($3.1 million) fund to help secure places of worship in England and Wales.
Churches, mosques and temples have been invited to bid for grants if they can show that they are at risk of attack from religious hate crimes. Synagogues are excluded from the programbecause the government has provided a separate grant to the Community Security Trust, a charity that provides protection services...
July 23, 2016
You know, God, that I am tired, I am sick and tired, of regularly writing these reflections. I do so because I am bishop for these lands. My heart goes out once again to a city battered and mauled by a kid with a gun. A few days ago, another town, Würzburg, and a boy with an axe. Last week it was a guy with a truck. Before that, with a knife, killing a mother and father in front of their three-year-old son. Before that, it was Brussels. And Paris. And Paris. And Toulouse.
July 22, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican mission agency United Society is to resume using the more familiar name USPG by which it was known between 1956 and 2012. But the agency is not returning to its former full name of United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. The new full name will be the United Society Partners in the Gospel.
The agency has played a long and important role in the history of international Christian missionary activity and has played a...
July 21, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance is helping to coordinate the response from Anglican churches and agencies around the world to the ongoing violence in South Sudan. A few days ago, they convened a conference call for partners across the Anglican Communion to hear from and speak with the leadership of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan and Sudan (ECSSS) and its relief and development arm SUDRA (the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency).