June 20, 2016
With World Refugee Day being observed today (June 20), ENS is republishing a video produced in collaboration with the Anglican Communion Office, titled “Refugee, Migration and the Anglican Communion.” The video explores the global impact of the refugee crisis and the responses from Anglicans worldwide.
June 17, 2016
[Episcopal News Service – Manta, Ecuador] The poor, women and children, suffer most in the aftermath of disaster. In Ecuador, where a massive earthquake killed more than 650 people and displaced more than 30,000 in April, in addition to trauma, grief and emotional wounds inflicted, women and children have experienced increased rates of domestic violence, and hunger has led to an increase in gastrointestinal and respiratory illness in children.
This reality left in...
June 16, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “Indeed, we must find a way to end war, but we must find a way to end the suffering of human beings who are forced from their homes,” Episcopal ChurchPresiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry notes in his 2016 World Refugee Day message.
In 2000, the United Nations named June 20 as World Refugee Day, deeming it an annual...
June 14, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] The following Litany for Gun Violence Prevention is written by the Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane, Episcopal bishop of Maine, and offered for use in liturgies throughout the Episcopal Church this coming Sunday or at any other time.
June 13, 2016
June 12, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “Pray for the repose of the souls who have died,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in his video message, Prayers for Orlando, concerning the June 12 shooting in Orlando, FL in which 50 people died and 53 were injured.
The video is available...