May 31, 2016
May 18, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Melbourne has stepped in to offer prayer space to Muslims from Geelong, Victoria, whose mosque was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of the morning May 18. The blaze, in a former church building, is the fifth suspicious fire to hit places of worship in Geelong in recent months.
The first to be hit was the 140-year-old St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Bannockburn, Geelong, which was...
May 17, 2016
The following is part of an ongoing monthly series on congregational development, which features reflections from Anglicans on how they are responding to the challenges facing churches today.
For Anglicans concerned about how to develop and grow their congregations, the Rev. Christopher Page has a simple suggestion on where to begin.
“I think the first thing they might do is stop worrying about developing and growing!” chuckles Page, currently parish priest at St....
May 9, 2016
Our plane touched down in Varadero, Cuba in the early afternoon of Saturday, April 30. Stepping outside after passing through security, Canadian Anglicans gathered in front of a sign made by our Cuban counterparts welcoming us to the first international Justice Camp.
We drove a half-hour to the city of Matanzas aboard a school bus painted with slogans in English and Spanish: “Breaking Barriers” and “Respeto y Amor” (Respect and Love). I stared...
April 28, 2016
Annapolis, MD: OCF members visit Romania’s Pro Vita MinistryFr. Robert [center] and 11 OCF students meet with Bishop Varlaam [right of center] while ministering at the Pro Vita orphanage in Valea Plopului, Romania.
Eleven American students belonging to Orthodox Christian Fellowships [OCF] around the US, led by Priest Robert Miclean, OCF and...
April 14, 2016
March 9, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York City March 14 to March 24 will gather women from The Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion.
The 2016 UNCSW Priority Theme is, “Women’s empowerment and the link to sustainable development” and the Review Theme is, “The elimination and prevention of all forms of violence against women and girls.”...