August 15, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of anti-Islam protestors dressed as Muslims and interrupted a church service in New South Wales, Australia, on Aug. 14. The group, from the far-right Party for Freedom movement, walked into Gosford Anglican Church as the rector, the Rev. Rod Bower, was delivering a sermon. They played Quranic verses through a bullhorn and mocked Islamic prayers while shouting anti-Islamic slogans.
“I think one of the most awful things was that we...
An intentional commitment to be servants in service to others fuels the first year of the Rev. John C. Dorhauer's tenure as UCC general minister and president.
La cathédrale épiscopale de la Sainte Trinité à Paris est aujourd’hui un exemple de la féminisation des ministères anglicans. Au service du dimanche matin, le Doyen Lucinda Laird et la chanoine Mary Haddad accueillent et célèbrent côte à côte.
Mais outre le clergé, dans les équipes liturgiques chargées de la préparation et de la célébration du service, la centaine de bénévoles est hautement féminisé.
Pourtant, longtemps anecdotiques, les ministères féminins tels qu’on les...
Nota de la redacción: Este es el artículo más reciente de una serie continua sobre congregaciones de la Iglesia Episcopal que participan en la agricultura comunitaria. Otros artículos de la serie se pueden encontrar aquí.
[Episcopal News Service – Seattle,...
A $2,500 Matthew 25 Grant from American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) to the Worcester (Mass.) Fellowship is helping ex-offenders in the region manage their re-entry transitions.
“More than 2,000 people are released each year from a Massachusetts correctional facility,” explains Warren Hicks, pastor of the Worcester Fellowship. “Many people are released with very little money and little in the way of food, clothing and personal hygiene items, making it hard to find housing and steady...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Churches in India held a “black day” of protest last week against the continuing discrimination faced by Christians and Muslims in the country’s caste system. Indian society has, for centuries, operated the caste system of social stratification, with the population assigned to four specific groups. At the top are the Brahmins, or poet-priests; these are followed by the Kshatriya, or warrior-chiefs; the Vaishya, or traders; and then the Shudras,...
August 14, 2016
Taiwan Church News
July 18 - 24, 2016
PCT Protests Absence Of Investigative Powers Under President Tsai's Aboriginal Transitional Justice
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
On July 12, recruiting the elected indigenous law-makers and local party officials, the department of Indigenous Affairs of Democratic Progressive Party(DPP) launches a press conference announcing...
August 13, 2016
- Several churches were quick to respond to historic flooding South Louisiana, including First United Methodist Church in Denham Springs, a church sadly familiar with disasters.
The wooden church at the Monastery of the Holy Ascension here on Friday, August 12, 2016.
According to Archpriest John Jillions, Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America, His Eminence, Archbishop Nathaniel of Detroit and the Romanian Episcopate and Archdeacon David Oancea visited the monastery upon learning of the tragedy from His Grace, Bishop Ireneu. Initial reports indicate that seven fire companies battled to contain the fire, which completely destroyed the church....