April 14, 2017
- 1) Action Alert for the third anniversary of the Chibok kidnappings 2) Global Mission and Service executive visits Chibok during recent trip to Nigeria 3) Church of the Brethren gives grants to rebuild Nigerian churches 4) Remembering Chibok at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University 5) Carrying the cross without fear: How the Coptic Church in Egypt deals with the constant threat 6) Love feast at Princeton
April 13, 2017
- Partners respond to Palm Sunday terror attacks in Egypt. Synod of the Nile Moderator declares “unity and solidarity with the Coptic Orthodox Church.” Among Rolling Stone’s March 2017 list of 10 New Artists You Need to Know is Ravyn Lenae,... Read More
April 12, 2017
- Suicide bombers attacked two Coptic Christian churches, killing 44 people and injuring 100.
April 11, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican leaders around the world have added their voices to the global wave of solidarity that followed the deadly Palm Sunday attacks on Coptic churches in Egypt. The terror group Daesh claimed responsibility for the attacks, which left at least 44 people dead and many more injured.
The secretary general of the Anglican Communion, Josiah Idowu-Fearon, said that he was “shocked and greatly saddened” by the attacks, “particularly as they...
April 10, 2017
As widely reported, some three dozen faithful died and over 100 were injured in terrorist bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday—April 9, 2017.
Over two dozen people were killed and over 70 were wounded by an explosion at a Coptic church in Tanta. Within hours, a second bombing at Alexandria’s Saint Mark Cathedral left at least 11 people dead and 30 injured...
In our time in history, terrible crimes against humanity are claiming more and more innocent victims.
Last week, the world witnessed horrific images of Syrian children foaming at the mouth, convulsing and dying in the arms of their sobbing mothers and fathers. Their deaths were brought on by yet another round of the use of chemical weapons in the long and bloody conflict that has savaged Syria for six years, claiming the lives of some 400,000 people.
Last night, the world...
A pair of deadly attacks in Northern Egypt, just hours apart, have shaken Egypt's Christian community as it marked the beginning of Holy Week. The United Church of Christ is strongly condemning the violent acts of terrorism on April 16.
March 20, 2017
March 16, 2017
[Church of the Heavenly Rest] Episcopal clergy are invited to sign a statement “of shared values about immigration and refugees.” More than 50 clergy members have signed as of March 15.
Perfect Love Casts Out Fear
A Statement of Shared Values about Immigration & Refugees
Scripture and tradition call us to welcome the...