December 15, 2014
- Church communicators vote Ebola and The United Methodist Church's efforts to fight the deadly virus as the top story of 2014.
As we celebrate Advent, our attention and prayers are also with those recovering from Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines.
Iglesia Santa Cruz
San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
12 December 2014
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Several years ago I visited a Diocese on Ash Wednesday. I have powerful memories of that day, kneeling in the front of the church to put ashes on the foreheads of a long line of three year olds. Those children were very solemn. They were also very clearly at home in that...
- The Archbishop of Sydney is asking for prayer for the hostages being held in a city cafe today.
December 14, 2014
Taiwan Church News
December 1 - 7, 2014
Saluting The Brave Missionaries For Their Suffering For Righteousness, Human Rights And Taiwan Democracy on UN Human Rights Day
Reported By Lin Kai-fu and Wang Jen-wen
On UN Human Rights Day, December 10, 2014, many former missionaries in last century are remembered for...
- The 2013 calendar year escalated a contentious debate on gun reform in the United States, spurred by the death of 26 schoolchildren and administrators in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012, and the ‘not guilty’ verdict in July against George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black Florida teenager. What the 2013 calendar year didn’t note was a change to any federal gun legislation.