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Episcopal News Service (ENS) offers in-depth reporting and analysis of local, regional, national and international news for Episcopalians and others interested in the church’s mission and ministry. Providing written and multimedia coverage, Episcopal News Service is the officially sponsored online news source of the Episcopal Church

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August 6, 2019

[Evangelical Lutheran Church in America — Milwaukee] The Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton was re-elected presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, or ELCA, on Aug. 6 at the 2019 ELCA Churchwide Assembly. On the first ballot,...

August 6, 2019

Episcopal Bishop Mariann Budde of Washington, D.C. speaks to a crowd protesting outside Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington on Aug. 6.. Photo: Jack Jenkins/Religion News Service [Religion News Service] A group of clergy...

August 6, 2019

[Bishops United Against Gun Violence] Since last weekend, three young white men—all American citizens, all in legal possession of assault rifles—have murdered more than 30 people in cold blood. Most of the precious children of God who are...

August 5, 2019

[Religion News Service] A group of Christian leaders has condemned Christian nationalism in a new letter, calling it a “persistent threat to both our religious communities and our democracy.” The letter, published on July 29, comes from...

August 5, 2019

The Rev. Lennon Yuan-Rung Chang was elected bishop of the Diocese of Taiwan on Aug. 3, 2019, at a special election convention held at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Taichung. Photo: Diocese of Taiwan. [Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan] The...

August 2, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Representatives from 10 countries across Asia have taken part in a consultation affirming a new approach to whole-life transformation for local churches and communities, based on biblical principles and...

July 22, 2019

[Faith & Leadership] A few weeks ago after Sunday worship, I was drinking coffee with parishioners at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Salisbury, North Carolina. We were talking about how happy they are with how things are going in...

July 22, 2019

[Faith & Leadership] A few weeks ago after Sunday worship, I was drinking coffee with parishioners at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Salisbury, North Carolina. We were talking about how happy they are with how things are going in...

July 18, 2019

Mt. Calvary Monastery and Retreat Center, home of the Santa Barbara, California, branch of the Order of the Holy Cross, will close permanently in May 2021, according to Prior Adam McCoy. Photo: Diocese of Los Angeles [Episcopal...

July 11, 2019

Dr. Jon Kocmond looks at photos of his family in his home office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kocmond lost his 16-year-old son, Nathan, to suicide in the fall of 2017. He has since been active in the suicide support group at Christ...

July 3, 2019

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] The Rev. Megan M. Traquair was ordained and consecrated as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Northern California on June 29 at the Mondavi Center in Davis, California. Traquair became the...

July 2, 2019

The 2019 Trek group after three hours of spelunking in Worley’s Cave, Tennessee. Photo: Greydon of Rock Dimensions, Boone, North Carolina [St. Andrew’s On-the-Sound – Wilmington, North Carolina] For the week of June 17th, the Rev....

July 1, 2019

[The Episcopal Church in South Carolina] Saying it is “confident” that the 1st Circuit Court will act “in an expeditious manner” to resolve the case, the South Carolina Supreme Court has denied a petition from The Episcopal Church in South...

June 24, 2019

[Diocese of Massachusetts] A chess match between a police officer and a person who is homeless isn’t what you would necessarily expect to see while walking down Tremont Street in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. On the portico of the...

June 24, 2019

Newly ordained and consecrated Bishop of Maine Thomas J. Brown, center, poses with his two most-previous predecessors, the Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, left, and the Rt. Rev. Steve Lane. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Maine [Episcopal...

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