Lynette Wilson

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Lynette Wilson is an editor/reporter for Episcopal News Service. ENS.

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June 3, 2009

The Episcopal Public Policy Network (EPPN) issued an alert in May urging Episcopalians to send letters to their U.S. Senate representatives in support of the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act, a bill which would reform existing...

May 29, 2009

Although it is not unusual for Episcopal and Roman Catholic priests to leave one denomination and join the other, news of former Roman Catholic priest Alberto Cutié's move to the Episcopal Church has sparked worldwide public...

May 28, 2009

The Rev. Alberto Cutié, a former Roman Catholic priest known internationally as "Padre Alberto" on Spanish-language radio and television, was received into the Episcopal Church May 28 during a ceremony held at Trinity...

May 22, 2009

Eight months after the enforced disappearance of indigenous rights activist and founding member of the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) James M. Balao in the Cordillera region of the Philippines, his colleagues brought Balao's case to...

May 20, 2009

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby underscored the importance of self value in a commencement speech delivered May 10 at St. Paul's College, an Episcopal college, in Lawrenceville, Virginia. "Saint Paul's is small but still a jewel, and just...

May 17, 2009

Care for the earth and its resources--more specifically, water--formed the theme for this year's Rogation Sunday services held May 17 at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Burlington, Vermont, a port city located on the eastern shore of...

May 13, 2009

The board of directors of Episcopalians for Global Reconciliation (EGR) on May 14 announced the Rev. Devon Anderson has been named executive director, replacing the Rev. Michael Kinman, as of May 15. EGR is a grassroots organization...

May 12, 2009

The 14th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) ended May 12 the way it began: in lively, upbeat Jamaican-style Anglican worship. By the time the procession made its way down the aisle of St. Jago de la Vega Cathedral in the...

May 11, 2009

The saws and the hammers silenced, peace has returned to St. Gregory's Abbey in Three Rivers, Michigan. On May 9 more than 70 people gathered in the chapel to dedicate the abbey's first bell tower and to mark the close of a $3.9 million...

May 11, 2009

Much happens each day during the Anglican Consultative Council's (ACC) 14th meeting. In addition to Episcopal Life Media's regular coverage, here's some of what else went on May 12, the final day of the gathering, which began on May 2....

May 10, 2009

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams in his presidential address to the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) here May 11 compared the Anglican Communion's long-standing divisions to those in the Holy Land. "The other day we were...

May 10, 2009

Published at 10:20 p.m. EDT, this story updates an earlier version of the digest. Much happens each day during the Anglican Consultative Council's (ACC) 14th meeting. In addition to Episcopal Life Media's regular coverage, here's some...

May 6, 2009

Financial struggles and slowdowns in major religious dialogues characterized the conversation at the 42nd annual National Workshop on Christian Unity (NWCU), held April 27-30 in Phoenix. "All of us are struggling with financial...

May 4, 2009

Bishop Wilfrido Ramos-Orench will join the Episcopal Church's diocesan services team on August 15 as a part-time partnership officer for Province IX, which includes Latin America and the Caribbean. Ramos-Orench is currently serving as...

May 4, 2009

As the number of people infected with swine flu continues to increase nationwide, a small number of Episcopal schools and churches have decided to close temporarily. By Monday, the H1N1 virus had spread to 36 states, infecting 286 people (...

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