April 25, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The provinces of the Anglican Communion have been invited to set aside the Sunday closest to the feast of Saint Augustine of Canterbury (May 26) as Anglican Communion Sunday, with a special focus of prayer for the communion.
The invitation came in a resolution passed by assent at the recent Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Lusaka (ACC-16). Similar requests have been made by previous ACC meetings but little progress has been made...
April 15, 2016
April 8, 2016
[Minority Concern] Christian leaders are demanding protection after the suicide attack on Easter Day in Lahore, Pakistan. According to the latest reports, at least 74 people, both Christians and Muslims, were killed, including 29 children. More than 370 people were injured in the blast on March 27, at Gulshan Iqbal Park in Lahore. Lahore is the capital of Punjab province and the second-largest city of Pakistan. Christians make up only 5 percent of the 80 million population of...
April 4, 2016
March 31, 2016
March 29, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] Forming a monastic community of young adults at Lambeth Palace to embrace a yearlong commitment to prayer, study and service may have been an audacious experiment, but members of its first class say the initiative has been a major triumph and an extraordinary life-changing experience.
“It’s been grounding, deeply rewarding,” says the Rev. Shannon Preston, one of two Episcopalians who joined the Community of St. Anselm for its first “year...