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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...

March 2, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings are the lead signers on an amicus brief filed March 2 by 1,800 clergy and religious leaders in a U.S. Supreme Court case...

March 2, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] When the Diocese of San Joaquin meets in convention March 4 to elect a bishop, the path Episcopalians took to get to that moment – and the choice they will make – will be symbolic of the way they are rebuilding...

February 17, 2017

Crystal Houser, 30, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, bags excess blankets for delivery to nearby communities Feb. 8 while helping to clean up the opposition camp against the Dakota Access oil pipeline near Cannon Ball, North Dakota. Photo:...

February 13, 2017

The Rt. Rev. Carl Wright, newly ordained and consecrated as bishop suffragan for the armed forces and federal ministries receives the applause of the congregation gathered at Washington National Cathedral. Photo: Donovan Marks/Washington...

February 8, 2017

The Episcopal Church has been advocating with the Sioux Nation against the Dakota Access Pipeline since last summer. Local Episcopalians have also provided a ministry of presence in and around Cannon Ball, North Dakota, including in Oceti...

February 8, 2017

The Episcopal Church first formally became involved in refugee resettlement work in the 1930s, resettling people fleeing Nazi Europe. The Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief, the predecessor of Episcopal Relief &...

February 8, 2017

The Episcopal Church first formally became involved in refugee resettlement work in the 1930s, resettling people fleeing Nazi Europe. The Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief, the predecessor of Episcopal Relief & Development, grew...

February 6, 2017

“Don’t be afraid to be people of love. Don’t be afraid to stand up for the name of Jesus. Don’t be afraid to reclaim this faith again. And don’t you be ashamed to be an Episcopalian,” Presiding Bishop...

February 6, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, have written to the speaker of the Texas House of Representatives to praise his opposition to a so-called “...

February 3, 2017

The Prayer Vigil of Peace and Reconciliation begins with a Feb. 10 noon Eucharist in Washington National Cathedral’s War Memorial Chapel. The chapel is centered on a sculpture, by British artist Steven Sykes, of the suffering Christ...

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