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May 5, 2017

An electronic billboard near the venue for the Diocese of West Missouri’s “Awakening the Spirit” revival May 6-7 is advertising the event. Photos: Diocese of West Missouri [Episcopal News Service] It is safe to say that never has an...

April 28, 2017

Diocese of Indianapolis Bishop-elect Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, left, will succeed Indianapolis’ 10th bishop, Catherine Waynick, right, who, 20 years ago, became the fourth woman to lead an Episcopal Church diocese. This will be...

April 26, 2017

The Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary case against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno consists of, from left, the Rev. Erik Larsen of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Bishop Nicholas Knisely, Diocese of Southern Virginia...

April 17, 2017

Sermons grounded in Scripture, especially the lectionary readings of the day, can be a faith community’s touchstone in times of division, say many preachers. [Episcopal News Service] The 2016 presidential election and the Trump...

April 12, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Frederick Houk Borsch died early on April 11 from complications of myelodysplastic syndrome, a form of leukemia. He was 81 years old. Borsch died in his sleep at his Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, home...

April 4, 2017

Although she used to be in grade six, Ayesh, who fled to Turkey from the Idlib Governorate of Syria does not attend school. Photo: UNICEF/Shehzad Noorani [Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Migration Ministries will reduce the size of its...

March 31, 2017

Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno spent nearly seven hours March 29 and 30 talking to the Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary action against him. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service...

March 30, 2017

Church Attorney Raymond “Jerry” Coughlan, left, shows Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno documents during the bishop’s testimony March 29. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News...

March 29, 2017

The Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary case against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno prepares to hear from another witness for the prosecution. They are, from left, the Rev. Erik Larsen of Rhode Island, Rhode Island...

March 28, 2017

  The Rt. Rev. J. Jon Bruno became the sixth bishop of Los Angeles on Feb. 1, 2002. Photo: Diocese of Los Angeles [Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno faces a rare...

March 22, 2017

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President Gay Clark Jennings listen as Lynnaia Main, Episcopal Church representative to the United Nations, poses a question submitted by a participant during a March 21 session in the...

March 15, 2017

    [Episcopal News Service – Hendersonville, North Carolina] In March 2015 in the aftermath of the August 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops decided it was...

March 10, 2017

[Episcopal News Service — Washington, D.C.] The Episcopal Church has advocated with the Sioux Nation against the Dakota Access Pipeline’s route since summer 2016.  A number of lay and ordained Episcopalians came to...

March 10, 2017

Hundreds if not thousands filled the streets of Washington, D.C., for the March 10 Native Nations Rise demonstration and rally. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service Editor’s note: A photo gallery is here. [...

March 9, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Over the years, Episcopalians and Anglicans have lived out the Gospel’s call in many ways, celebrated and unknown. They have taken that call to the streets and into the halls of government, some achieving...

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