July 27, 2015
Thomas à Kempis
Christ Church Cathedral, Mobile, AL
Diocesan clergy gathering
25 July 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Thomas à Kempis was born in 1380 to a blacksmith and a school teacher. His name was originally Thomas Hemerken, which means “little hammer,” probably a reference to his father’s trade. He grew up in Kempen, Germany, whence his more familiar name, and at...
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June 29 - July 5, 2015
The Truth Will Make Us Free
On June 26, US Supreme Court made a history-breaking decision on the case of Oberfegell v Hodges, delivering a 5-4 ruling to recognize same-sex marriage as constitutional. US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote, "Under the Constitution, same-sex couples seek in marriage the same legal...
July 6, 2015
June 25, 2015
B'nai B'rith International President Allan J. Jacobs (Right) and Executive Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin (Left) present Pope Francis (Center) with a framed 1965 edition of The Jerusalem Post with coverage on Nostra Aetate, the Second Vatican Council document that helped to transform Catholic-Jewish relations.
June 18, 2015
[World Council of Churches press release] The World Council of Churches (WCC) says it is grateful that the churches of the Union of Utrecht, the Iglesia Filippina Independiente (IFI), and The Episcopal Church have embarked on a study about globalization and catholicity.
Stakeholders gathered at the Ecumenical Centre on June 13 at a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the concordat between IFI (Philippine Independent Church) and churches of the Union of...
June 16, 2015
- Synod heard from representatives of two churches with whom the denomination has had long and sometimes difficult relationships.