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August 30, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – New Orleans, Louisiana] It was clear to Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Morris Thompson Jr. when he began his episcopate in 2010, five years after Hurricane Katrina, that the storm had “deeply wounded” the people...

August 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – New Orleans, Louisiana] In the days after Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath devastated the dioceses they led, now retired-Mississippi Bishop Duncan Gray III and his Louisiana counterpart at that time, now...

August 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Gulfport, Mississippi] Ten years after Hurricane Katrina wiped the building that housed St. Mark’s Episcopal Church from its seaside location, the parish’s retired rector and its current priest-in-charge...

July 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s annual Good Friday Offering appeal, which gathers and distributes funds in support of ministries throughout the Anglican Communion’s Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, is...

July 6, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Editor’s note: The following article has been changed to include reference to Resolution C018, “Solidarity with Holy Land Christians.” Advocacy for Christians facing...

July 2, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The General Convention has approved two resolutions making major changes to the structure of The Episcopal Church. The deputies and bishops serving on the Committee of Structure and Governance,...

July 2, 2015

Editor’s note: The quotes from Bishop James Magness have been changed to clarify the purpose of his message to the House of Bishops. [Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Bishops sent a strong and clear...

June 30, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Bishops on July 1 passed three resolutions, one with an amendment, on the issue of alcohol and drug abuse. “I’m Mark and I’m an alcoholic,” said Bishop Mark Hollingsworth of Ohio,...

June 29, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Steve Smith from the Diocese of California served for two years as a Young Adult Service Corps missionary in Grahamstown, South Africa, where he lived at the Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] About 1,500 General Convention participants joined a Bishops United Against Gun Violence procession in Salt Lake City the morning of June 28. The prayerful procession walked the half-mile...

June 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] A tent from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) fills the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society exhibit space at the 78th General Convention June 26-27, providing a virtual encounter of...

June 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the focus of three legislative hearings June 25 as the Social Justice and International Policy Committee opened the floor for public testimony at the...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Palestinian activist Ali Abu Awwad and Israeli Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger have spent their lives living in fear of one another’s neighboring communities in Gush Etzion, located in the Judean Mountains south of...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Peace, justice and security in the Holy Land are the focus of seven proposed resolutions to be considered by the Episcopal Church’s General Convention, ranging from calls for deeper investment in Middle East...

June 23, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Global dimensions are set to resonate throughout The Episcopal Church’s General Convention as international guests representing many of the Anglican Communion’s 38 provinces will travel to Salt Lake...

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