May 21, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] A major conference on the relationship between Faith, Health and Healing was held in Birmingham, England, at the end of April under the auspices of the Anglican Health Network. Provinces were invited to send representatives to the conference and to an AHN provincial representatives’ meeting immediately following.
Those who gathered for the provincial representatives’ meeting reflected on the Faith, Health and Healing conference and on...
May 13, 2013
Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has issued this joint pastoral letter for Pentecost with Bishop Susan C. Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. The two churches share a full communion agreement that includes joint mission work and a joint national meeting in July 2013. This letter is designed to be read in parishes on Pentecost Sunday, May 19.
May 10, 2013
Global Episcopal Mission Network
9 May 2013
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Are you feeling high and lifted up, in this rarefied air, at the end of a stimulating and encouraging conference? It’s a good day to celebrate Ascension. Yet we have to recognize that the band of disciples who hung around Jerusalem after Jesus’ execution didn’t...
May 9, 2013
May 6, 2013
- On April 15, Israel celebrated its 65th year of independence. Not only were there celebrations throughout the Jewish state, it was a chance for Jews all around the world to commemorate the nation’s independence. Among those joining the celebration, while also celebrating a milestone of its own, is B’nai B’rith International—the oldest and most widely known Jewish humanitarian, human rights and advocacy organization.
April 16, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In her keynote presentation at the Second Worldwide Anglican Peace Conference in Okinawa, Japan, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed The question of US military bases in Okinawa – The role of Anglican-Episcopal Church.
“I want to challenge us all to consider similar situations around the world, and the roles that our respective churches, and the Anglican Communion, might play in...
April 9, 2013
- Partnership with AEPi Fraternity Vital to Ensuring Holocaust Remembrance
B’nai B’rith International is observing Holocaust Remembrance Day with its annual program “Unto Every Person There is a Name,” now in its 24th year. B’nai B’rith is the official North American sponsor of the program created by Yad Vashem in Jerusalem. Participants name the victims of the Shoah and where and when they were born and died....
April 8, 2013
April 8, 2013
As he gathered with clergy at the White House Friday (April 5), President Obama recounted personal...
April 4, 2013
- Ceremony dedicated to commemorating the efforts of rescuer Otto Komoly, president of the Zionist Federation in Hungary during the Holocaust
28 additional rescuers to receive “Jewish Rescuers Citation”
The B’nai B’rith World Center in Jerusalem and the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL-JNF) will hold a unique joint Holocaust commemoration ceremony on Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day/Yom HaShoah (April...
March 27, 2013
March 27, 2013
Pope Francis extended a hand to those who don’t belong to any religion, urging them March...