June 22, 2016
[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] Episcopal Diocese of Kansas Bishop Dean Wolfe and Episcopal Diocese of Western Kansas Bishop Michael Milliken June 20 issued a pastoral directive banning firearms from Episcopal churches in the state, effective Aug. 1, unless they are carried by designated law enforcement officials in the line of duty.
In a letter sent to all...
June 20, 2016
[Episcopal Diocese of Central New York] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York has announced that it has added a fifth candidate to its original slate of four candidates for the position of 11th bishop of the diocese.
The fifth candidate is the Rev. Dena Cleaver-Bartholomew, rector, Christ Church, Manlius, New...
June 16, 2016
[Episcopal Diocese of Missouri] “People of faith must challenge the tragedy of gun violence and I lend my voice to that challenge,” said the Rt. Rev. Wayne Smith, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, announcing the appointment of the Rev. Marc D. Smith, as deputy for gun violence prevention, less than a week after a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando claimed the lives of 49 people.
“The devastation and grief that follow mass shootings call for prayer,...
[Episcopal Diocese of Spokane] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane has announced a slate of four nominees to stand for ninth bishop of the diocese.
- The Rev. Canon Lucinda Ashby, canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Idaho;
- The Rev. Canon Neysa Ellgren Shepley, canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Oregon;
- The Ven. Christopher Athan Pappas, archdeacon for congregational development, Anglican Diocese of...
June 14, 2016
[Diocese of Eastern Michigan] More than 120 people gathered in Detroit on June 12 to remember the nine lives lost last June at Mother Emanuel AME in Charleston, South Carolina.
The event occurred on the evening of the same day in which 50 people were killed and 53 injured in the early morning hours at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
June 3, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] Priests in the Diocese of Venezuela are getting on with everyday pastoral work in the middle of the political chaos, the violence and food shortages which have beset their country. (Leer el articulo complete en Espanol)
At the moment, life is not routine in Venezuela. Every day is full of...