August 23, 2016
[Anglican Taonga] Archbishop Brown Turei has announced his intention to retire after more than 65 years in ordained ministry. He will resign as bishop of Tairawhiti at the end of this year, and as bishop of Aotearoa – leader of the Maori arm of the Anglican Church – from the end of March next year.
Turei says that it has been “the great privilege of my life to have served as a deacon, priest and bishop in this wonderful church. I am indebted to Christ, and to my wife,...
August 22, 2016
- Judicial Council will review a petition on the election of first gay bishop for The United Methodist Church when it meets in April 2017.
- Mothers and babies are dying because of poor facilities at satellite clinics, delays in hospital referrals, according to senior nursing officer.
Obispo Presidente Michael Curry Mensaje sobre las elecciones
Este mes de noviembre nos reuniremos como nación para votar, no solo para elegir un nuevo presidente, sino para elegir a líderes gubernamentales en una variedad de niveles.
Somos bendecidos. Somos bendecidos como nación por ser capaces de hacerlo como ciudadanos de este país. Esto es un derecho, una obligación y un deber. Y en verdad...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “Voting and participation in our government is a way of participating in our common life,”...
- The East Congo episcopal area, which has nine United Methodist churches, is still reeling from Aug. 13 attack.
A $1,500 Matthew 25 grant from American Baptist Churches USA (ABCUSA) helped provide for a 2016 residential summer camp experience for traumatized children in Saco, Maine. The Royal Family Kids’ Camp was offered by United Baptist Church in Saco. The camp has operated for 17 years.
“All of our children have experienced trauma to one degree or another,” explains Beverly Lowell, the camp’s director. “The trauma is reflected in their behavior. Some are overly aggressive. Others are far...
- B’nai B’rith International strongly condemns the terrorist act in Gaziantep, Turkey. The attack has killed more than 50 people and wounded at least 69, who were gathered at a wedding celebration.
That terrorist organizations would target people in such a reprehensible way sadly demonstrates, once again, their total disregard for human life.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families.
[Anglican Communion News Service] The new archbishop of the Anglican Church of Burundi, the Most Rev. Martin Blaise Nyaboho, was installed on Aug. 22 at a service in which legal formalities were mixed with celebration. Nyaboho was elected as the fourth primate of the province in June. He succeeds Archbishop Bernard Ntahoturi, who has retired after 11 years in the post.
During the service in Bujumbura’s Holy Trinity Cathedral, Ntahoturi summarized the history and the...