October 26, 2016
[Episcopal Church of Connecticut] “Almighty God, to whom we must account for all our powers and privileges: Guide the people of this land in the election of officials and representatives; that, by faithful administration and wise laws, the rights of all may be protected and our nation be enabled to fulfill your purposes; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.” — Book of Common Prayer, p. 822
On November 8...
October 25, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] Australia’s faith communities should be allowed to help settle and provide care for those asylum seekers still being held in offshore detention centers on Nauru and Manus Island, the National Council of Churches in Australia has said.
October 24, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] Complaints of church-based sexual abuse in Australia’s internal province of Victoria will be investigated by an independent body with its own board of directors. The dioceses of Melbourne and Bendigo have already approved the new structure, which will be considered by the dioceses of Wangaratta, Ballarat and Gippsland next year. The new body is being established by the church but is separate from the dioceses and their archbishop. It will work...