January 15, 2015
[Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina press release] The Rev. Stephanie Yancy has been appointed Interim Missioner for Young Adult Ministry in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina. Yancy most recently served as interim rector of St. Luke’s, Durham.
Yancy is excited about taking on the interim young adult missioner role, a position expected to last four to six months...
- NEW YORK — In a betrayal of justice, authorities in Yemen have indicted Hamed Kamal bin Haydara, a Yemeni national, of being a spy for Israel and converting Muslims to the Baha'i Faith. These charges come at the start of the second year of his imprisonment. Throughout this time, Mr. bin Haydara has been held without charge and has endured various forms of torture as well as intense...
January 14, 2015
January 13, 2015
Two New York churches are subjected to hostility because of a bold proclamation which is interpreted as anti-police. See how Black Lives Matter banners touched a nerve, and what the congregations are doing about it,
January 12, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] One hundred Episcopal Church bishops have joined Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori in welcoming President Obama’s decision to offer relief from deportation to millions of undocumented community members and to reform certain harmful immigration enforcement policies.
“I give thanks for President Obama’s announcement that nearly five million undocumented immigrants will soon be eligible for relief from the...
January 11, 2015
January 10, 2015
- March for Life 2014
Thursday, January 22, 2015 marks the 42nd Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States. Orthodox Christians from across the country will travel to the US Capital for the annual March for Life or participate in similar regional events.
His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, and His Grace, Bishop Michael of New York...
January 9, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following are the opening remarks of Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori at the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church, currently meeting through January 11 at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD.
Executive Council opening remarks
Maritime Center, Linthicum Heights, MD
The Most Rev....
January 8, 2015
Last month, general secretary Tom De Vries responded to recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York, related to the deaths of African American men. Now, it is time to listen to these voices. First, we hear from Abram Hall....