August 25, 2014
For the academic year 2014–2015, Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY, will offer an exceptional opportunity to students enrolled in its Continuing Education course on Byzantine Chant. Besides benefiting from the expert instruction of renowned master chanter Eleftherios Eleftheriadis, students will be afforded unprecedented access to rehearsals and concert events during the 2014–2015...
August 21, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] While the fatal police shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager continued to spark protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Episcopalians throughout the U.S. were grappling with a tough reality that it could have happened just about anywhere and with a difficult...
August 20, 2014
- As world leaders arrive for U.N. summit, United Methodists invited to join Sept. 21 march in New York.
August 18, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are being accepted for a provincial delegate and up to 20 churchwide delegates to represent The Episcopal Church at the 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) in New York City, March 9-20, 2015.
The provincial delegate and the churchwide delegates will be able to attend the official UNCSW proceedings at the UN and will represent The Episcopal Church/Anglican...
August 14, 2014
August 12, 2014
- Even as voluntary organizations help New York City with its long-term recovery from Superstorm Sandy, preparing for the next disaster is already high on their agenda.
August 8, 2014
[Anglican Communion News Service] The five-year-old son of a founding member of Baghdad’s Anglican church was cut in half during an attack by the Islamic State1 on the Christian town of Qaraqosh.
In an interview Aug. 8, an emotional Canon Andrew White told ACNS that he christened the boy several years ago, and that the child’s parents had named the lad Andrew after him.
- B’nai B’rith International wrote to a key official in the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Matthias Behnke, expressing concern over the lack of transparency in civilian-casualty figures released by the United Nations during Israel’s conflict with Hamas in Gaza.
Though Behnke told The New York Times that the United Nations uses human rights groups to calculate and categorize casualties and claimed it was “not...