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...
May 25, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The General Assembly of the (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland has this morning approved the Columba Declaration– an ecumenical agreement between it and the Church of England; and – in identical terms...
May 24, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bones of Thomas Becket, the 12th century Archbishop of Canterbury who was murdered at the behest of King Henry II, are to return to the cathedral where he was killed and buried at the conclusion of a pilgrimage tour through south east England from their home in Hungary. The arrival of the relics of Saint Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral on Saturday will be the culmination of Becket Week – an ecumenical series of events organized...
April 29, 2016
April 14, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International denounces anti-Israel motions authorized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) executive board’s Programme and External Relations Commission. The executive board’s plenary will likely rubberstamp the resolutions, focused on “Occupied Palestine” and education in Gaza, at the close of the board’s session at the end of the week.
April 4, 2016
April 1, 2016
[Lambeth Palace] The first recipients of a new set of non-academic awards for outstanding service to the church were recognized in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace March 31.
Archbishop Justin Welby gave out the new awards, which recognize outstanding service in different fields, including those of Archbishop Justin’s ministry priorities: prayer and the religious life; reconciliation; and evangelism and witness.
The new suite of awards consist...
March 28, 2016
- Media centers in Croatia, Scandinavia and the United Kingdom are promoting health content as a part of the Seventh-day Adventist Church's strategic plan for the next five years.
March 21, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] Two academic lawyers who helped to secure the legal status of the Church of England in Italy are amongst a group of people to be recognised by the Archbishop of Canterbury for services to the Anglican Communion. The award of the new Cross of St Augustine award to Professor Salvatore Bordonali and Professor Fabiano Di Prima was announced today alongside a host of other awards for ecumenism, for services to the Church of England, Prayer and the...