May 21, 2015
May 20, 2015
[St. Paul’s Episcopal Church]...
[Anglican Alliance] Recent political tensions in Burundi have increased uncertainty and fear of violence, leading to displacement in the country, with more than 100,000 people reported to have fled in recent days. The Church in Burundi is calling for prayers for peace, while it also responds to the needs of vulnerable people.
After several weeks of political tension, the situation escalated last week with an attempted coup and struggle over control of Bujumbura, the...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the following sermon May 19 on the eve of commencement at General Theological Seminary’s Chapel of the Good Shepherd.
General Theological Seminary
Chapel of the Good Shepherd
19 May 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
[The Mission to Seafarers press release] The International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA), the International Maritime Health Association (IMHA) and the International Seafarers Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) have issued a joint press release calling on EU governments to recognize the key role of seafarers in the rescue of migrants at...
May 19, 2015
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] The drastic impacts of climate change are evident across the globe. Coastal erosion, tremendous hurricanes, severe heat waves, and prolonged droughts often most harshly impact our vulnerable communities: the poor, the homeless, the elderly, and the young. Addressing climate change is a moral challenge of our generation.
Fortunately, the international community has launched a Green Climate Fund (GCF) that will help vulnerable countries to...