October 21, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] South Africa’s church leaders have said that the country is facing a constitutional crisis. In a joint letter, 31 church and faith leaders – including the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa – say that the “fees must fall” university protests are just one aspect of a much wider crisis facing the country.
The United Church of Christ will get a taste of cheese, brats and beers during the 32nd General Synod in 2019. The Wisconsin Conference UCC was enthusiastic in its invitation to Milwaukee, offering to host the denomination's biennial gathering, which the UCC Board of Directors unanimously accepted Thursday, Oct. 20, as part of business during the fall meeting.
- QUITO, ECUADOR — We need a fundamental reimagining of collective living, says the Baha'i International Community (BIC) in a statement released this week, titled "New Patterns of Community Life in an Urbanizing World". The statement addresses
Taiwan Church News
October 10 - 16, 2016
PCT's Ministry For Senior Citizens And Youth Across The Island
Reported by Chen Yi-hsuan, Simon Lin and Chen Yi-fan
Either to celebrate the Double Ninth Festival for the senior citizens or care about a holistic faith of youth from mountain, rural or college, PCT held versatile ministries across the island in the September...
October 20, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church, delivered the following open remarks to Executive Council on Oct. 22 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
New Brunswick, New Jersey
October 20, 2016
The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings
- The Rev. Laurence Hull Stookey, professor emeritus of worship at Wesley Theological Seminary, brought United Methodist liturgy to Camp David.
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] In September 2016, Secretary Jeh Johnson announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would resume detaining and deporting Haitians, ending the policy of offering Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Haitians arriving in the U.S. that has been in place since 2010. In recognition of the challenges Haitians faced in their country in the immediate aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake that decimated the country in 2010, the U.S....