January 8, 2015
[Lambeth Palace] Following the terrorist attack Jan. 7 at the Paris offices of the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said:
“This is an act of the most extraordinary brutality and barbarity. This violence is demonic in its attack on the innocent, and cowardly in its denial of the basic human right of freedom of speech.
“The people of France, a country in which I have lived, which I know and love, will rise...
[Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe] Bishop Pierre Whalon of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe has issued a statement following the Jan. 7 terrorist attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris. The statement follows in English and French.
As spontaneous gatherings of solidarity with the victims are happening in dozens of cities across France even as I pen these words, it should be clear to all that this attempt to divide and...
January 7, 2015
The Very Rev. Katherine Hancock Ragsdale, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has announced her intention not to request a renewal of her contract when it expires at the end of June 2015.
A letter from Ragsdale announcing her decision is available here.
A statement from EDS’s board of trustees is available...
Los franceses están viviendo en gran temor en estos días. Ha salido al mercado una novela titulada Sumisión en la que el territorio nacional es gobernado por el partido islámico. El autor de la obra, Michael Houellebecq, admite que su obra es “poco verosímil” y dice que no quiere asustar a los franceses pero narra lo que sucedería en el 2022 si su ficción llegara a ser real.
Veinte cristianos coptos han sido secuestrados en Serte, Libia, por un grupo armado que llegó de...
January 5, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The January 7 deadline nears for Episcopalians across the church to review and comment on the preliminary draft 2016-2018 triennium budget as it is prepared for approval by the Episcopal Church Executive Council January 8-11.
The preliminary draft budget is available ...
The Rev. Meredyth Wessman Ward has been appointed Urban Missioner for Worcester by the Rt. Rev. Douglas J. Fisher, IX bishop of Western Massachusetts. Click here to read more.
Joyce Lamont, a pioneer in radio broadcasting in Minnesota and a cradle Episcopalian,...
December 25, 2014
December 22, 2014
- To God, ALL Lives Matter:
A Message from the Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche,
Bishop of New York
December 22, 2014
My dear brothers and sisters,
For several weeks, New Yorkers have been focused on the non-indictment of the police officer who took the life of Eric Garner...