September 24, 2014
[Anglican Communion Office] In the name of the Triune God, and with the blessing and guidance of our Churches, the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) met at St George’s Anglican Cathedral, Jerusalem, from 17 to 24 September 2014. The Commission is grateful for the generous hospitality extended by Bishop Suheil Dawani and the Diocese of Jerusalem.
His Beatitude Theophilos III, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch...
- A special Advent calendar will educate the 36 per cent of children who don’t know whose birthday we celebrate at Christmas, it’s hoped. The Meaningful Chocolate Company is also hoping to equip a baby clinic in Kenya by donating £10,000 from sales of its 2014 Real Advent Calendar. It’s not just the charitable donation that makes The Real Advent Calendar unique, though. Behind its first giant window is a 32-page Christmas story activity booklet, designed to be used every day in Advent. The...
- When Janet Toornstra told people why she would be traveling from her home in Edmonton, Alberta, all the way to Kenya, they often had a similar response: “You're going all that way just to pray? But what else are you going to do?”
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September 4, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican bishop has challenged the people of South Sudan and its leaders not to dishonor the memory of national martyrs by fighting each other.
Bishop of Wau Diocese in South Sudan, the Rt. Rev. Moses Deng Bol, stressed that for the young African nation to have a viable future there needed to be “love and unity” among its people.
Referring to the 22-year Sudanese Civil War that resulted in South Sudan...
July 24, 2014
- OCMC short-term missionaries Mike and Diane Oravecz of Wheaton, IL, who just returned from Kenya, found their experience “life changing!”
The Orthodox Christian Mission Center [OCMC] is seeking ten volunteers to serve on short-term mission teams in Albania, Tanzania and Uganda during the fall of 2014.
July 23, 2014
- Disregarding Revelation of Hamas Rockets in Another U.N. School in Gaza, Non-Democracies Force Unprecedented 7th UNHRC Special Session on Israel
B’nai B’rith International condemns the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for having concluded yet another “special session” on Israel with the adoption of a resolution that—not sufficing with unimaginable one-sidedness in its...