Middle East

Friday, July 5, 2019 - 10:45

In times of conflict, The Episcopal Church, as community of followers of Jesus Christ, is called back to His words, “Blessed are the peacemakers.” Tensions have risen between the United States and Iran over attacks on shipping vessels, the shooting...

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:45

In 2018, Congress passed the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act (ATCA), which updated several elements of the Anti-Terrorism Act. One consequence of this legislation is that it is preventing Palestinians from receiving U.S. government assistance,...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 13:45

The people living in the West Bank and Gaza are facing a humanitarian crisis. The Trump Administration’s recent freeze on all aid to Palestinians, combined with the threats of serious cuts to future economic assistance, puts the millions who rely...

Tags: Middle East
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 12:45

Today, President Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announced that he intends to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, a move that would reverse more than 50 years of U.S. foreign policy. This decision could have...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 20:00

Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this, your family, for whom our Lord Jesus Christ was willing to be betrayed, and given into the hands of sinners, and to suffer death upon the cross; who now lives and reigns with you and the Holy...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 20:00

“The phrase “Holy City” is constantly used to describe the reverence for her shrines, but what it really means is that Jerusalem is the essential place on earth for the communication between God and man.” –- Simon Sebag Montefiore, Jerusalem, the...

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 20:00

Almighty God, kindle, we pray, in every heart the true love of peace, and guide with your wisdom those who take counsel for the nations of the earth; that in tranquility your dominion may increase, until the earth is filled with the knowledge of...

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 20:00

O God, by your Word you marvelously carry out the work of reconciliation: Grant that in our Lenten fast we may be devoted to you with all our hearts, and united with one another in prayer and holy love; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and...

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 20:00

EPPN Lenten Series Part 2: Supporting Peace in the Land of the Holy One Spotlight on Negotiations Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor; and he said to him, "All these I...