May 27, 2015
[Anglican Alliance] Two weeks after the second earthquake, the extent of the devastation is emerging in Nepal. Eight million people have been affected by the earthquakes, more than 8,600 people have been killed, 16,808 people reported injured and more than 750,000 homes have been destroyed or damaged, according to latest UNOCHA figures (18...
Women bishops: what difference does it make?
Westminster Faith Debates
St James’s Church, London
26 May 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Women can bring two distinctive gifts to the episcopacy, and indeed to many forms of leadership. Their presence in leadership expands the image of what it means to be made in the image of God. And women’s awareness and experience of...
[World Council of Churches press release] As the tragic situation of conflict in South Sudan moves into its 18th month, the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) continue calling for an end to the senseless conflict. Human rights are being abused at every level, both on the battlefield and in peaceful areas. People are being killed, raped and tortured. The humanitarian situation is deteriorating. South Sudan, a...
May 26, 2015
[Episcopal Church Foundation] The Episcopal Church Foundation has named its 2015 Fellows who bring an exciting vision and passion for the future of the Episcopal Church.
The Fellowship Partners Program is ECF’s longest running program, and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014. It continues to be one of the most exciting programs ECF has to offer. The Fellowship Partners Program supports emerging scholars...
[Washington National Cathedral press release] Washington National Cathedral has announced the appointment of the Rev. Stuart A. Kenworthy as interim vicar of Washington National Cathedral.
Kenworthy will assume on an interim basis the position vacated by the Rev. Canon Jan Naylor Cope, recently named the cathedral’s provost.
Kenworthy was previously the longtime rector of Christ Church Georgetown, Washington, D.C. from 1991 until his retirement in 2014. He also...