June 24, 2016
The Bishops of the Church in Wales have responded to yesterday’s EU referendum in the U.K. with the following joint statement.
In facing the outcome of the EU referendum, we commend a period of calm and reflection as the UK seeks to find its way forward in this new situation.
As Christians we hold to the Gospel values of truthfulness, inclusion, and respect; and so after the passionate debate, we pray for reconciliation amongst the divided factions in our...
Responding to the U.K.’s EU referendum, the Primate of the Southern Province of the Church of Ireland, the Most Rev. Michael Jackson, Archbishop of Dublin and Bishop of Glendalough, issued the following statement.
At this time of considerable uncertainty for the people of Ireland following the outcome of the referendum on continuing EU membership in the United Kingdom, our hopes and prayers are for stability and clarity in finding the best path forward.
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York John Sentamu have issued the following joint statement this morning after the U.K. voted to leave the European Union.
On Thursday, millions of people from across the United Kingdom voted in the Referendum, and a majority expressed a desire that Britain’s future is to be outside the...
June 21, 2016
- Minneapolis’ St. Mary’s Cathedral Choir.
Over 140 participants from 31 states and 5 countries are expected to arrive in the Twin Cities this week for the International Society for Orthodox Church Music’s [ISOCM] conference, slated to be held at Saint Mary’s Cathedral here June 23-26, 2016. The conference will focus on...
June 19, 2016
- His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew [center] with Primates gathering in Crete.
Photo © GOA/Dimitrios Panagos
According to the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Press Office for the Holy and Great Council, several Council events will be available to the public via live streaming.
In addition to the Orthros and Divine Liturgy...
June 15, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Save the date for an important upcoming conference and educational event, the International Black Clergy Conference, scheduled for Wednesday, November 16 to Saturday, November 19 in Houston, TX.
The theme of the event is “The Jesus Movement: Embracing Our Call.”
The pre-conference begins on Tuesday, November 15...
June 2, 2016
June 1, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A wave of prayer for parent and toddler groups begins June 1 in churches across the United Kingdom with prayer marathons and special services planned in the next few days.
With more than 20,000 churches estimated to be running toddler groups in the U.K., the organizers say it is important for groups, leaders, children and their families to be supported in prayer. Early Years Adviser for the Diocese of Chelmsford Jo Gilks said, “Some of...
May 26, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International is appalled that the World Health Organization (WHO) will investigate Israel, a solitary beacon of humanitarian values in the Middle East, for supposed “mental, physical and environmental health” violations. Israel was, once again, the only country in the world singled out during the annual assembly of a United Nations body that is meant to be nonpolitical.
Arab states co-sponsored the anti-Israel...