September 1, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – New Orleans, Louisiana] Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative grew out of the ruins on Hurricane Katrina and is going strong 10 years later, albeit with a bigger mission.
Eighty percent of the residents of Central City, the neighborhood behind Christ Church Cathedral, which...
- Ss. Mardarije and Sebastian.
His Eminence, Archbishop Benjamin of San Francisco and the West will represent His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon at the canonization of two clerics who served in North America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries—Bishop Mardarije [Uskokovic] and Archimandrite Sebastian [Dabovich]—at Saint Steven Serbian Orthodox Cathedral here...
- For more than 50 years, a Cold War-era freeze blocked diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S. That ended on Friday, Aug. 14 as the U.S. flag was raised over the U.S. Embassy in Havana.
August 31, 2015
The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will hold its sixth annual meeting at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel here September 15-17, 2015.
This year’s meeting will include two sessions devoted to canonical regional planning. In the first of these sessions,...
When Pope Francis called for a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, to be celebrated on Tuesday, Sept. 1, United Church of Christ environmental justice proponents could hardly wait to participate. The Pope's invitation, addressed to "every person living on this planet," is asking all faith groups to take a stake in preserving the planet — an issue on which the UCC has worked for decades.
- A Muslim man from Iran, a few students from the Christian Reformed Church campus ministry Geneva House, several First Nations or Metis people, and a couple dozen other members of churches from across Kingston, Ontario, recently gathered to learn about the relationship between Indigenous peoples and other Canadians.
Visiting peacemaker seeks to improve human rights in troubled region
August 31, 2015