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January 22, 2012

A woman takes a photo of the murder wall at St. Anna's Church in New Orleans. Photo/St. Anna's. [Episcopal News Service] A few weeks into 2012, the Rev. Bill Terry already had at least 20 additions for the “Murder Board” outside St...

January 12, 2012

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is located in West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C., southwest of the National Mall, opened to the public on Aug. 22, 2011, after more than two decades of planning, fund-raising and construction....

January 2, 2012

Volunteers join Episcopal Tornado Recovery Cooperative for a house build day on Dec. 17 [Episcopal News Service] In a year of extraordinary natural disasters – tornadoes, fires, floods and earthquakes – Episcopalians are reaching...

December 15, 2011

The Free Wheelchair Mission brings new life to disadvantaged and disabled people in India. Photo/Free Wheelchair Mission [Episcopal News Service] Christmas is less than two weeks away but there’s still plenty of time for last-minute...

December 14, 2011

Bishop J. Jon Bruno greets Erin Tharp of St. John's Church, Corona, at the Dec. 2-3 convention of the Diocese of Los Angeles. Photo/Janet Kawamoto [Episcopal News, Los Angeles] Erin Tharp of Corona preached a powerfully inspiring...

December 12, 2011

[Episcopal News Service] A new church has literally “popped up” in Portland, Oregon, offering alternative and movable worship, an Advent vespers here, an Advent Mass celebrated there – followed by pub conversations nearby...

December 7, 2011

Patients line up for free medical services at St. Peter's Church in Hillsdale, Michigan. Photo/St. Peter's Clinic [Episcopal News Service] The parking lot fills quickly on Tuesday afternoons at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in...

October 28, 2011

"Trunks or treats," ghoulishly gripping music, eek-o friendly organic pumpkin giveaways, and commemorative ancestor altars — both real and virtual — are just some of the ways Episcopal churches are planning to observe...

October 26, 2011

Although Jesus commanded his followers to go out and preach the kingdom and heal the sick (Luke 9:2), the Rev. Nigel Mumford wonders if the Episcopal Church has only gotten it half-right. "The church has done a great job preaching the...

October 11, 2011

Singing "we shall overcome," the Rev. Canon George Regas and more than a dozen other anti-war protestors were arrested Oct. 7 in front of the federal building in downtown Los Angeles after rallying against the war in Afghanistan...

October 10, 2011

The Rev. J. Scott Barker was consecrated the 11th bishop of the Diocese of Nebraska Oct. 8 at the La Vista Convention Center in Omaha before an excited, energetic congregation of 700. Ecumenical and interfaith guests were included in the...

October 2, 2011

Pet-lovers, make room for waves. Over a weekend traditionally known for blessing humans' furry, finned and feathered friends in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, an ocean-minded interfaith group of more than 1...

September 28, 2011

Bishop Henry N. Parsley Jr. of the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama said Sept. 28 that he considered "good news" a federal judge's ruling partially blocking a stringent immigration bill he believed would have interfered with...

September 23, 2011

In a surprising rollercoaster of a day, 10 Muslim students –arrested for heckling the Israeli ambassador to the United States during a speech at the University of California's Irvine campus last year — on Sept. 23 were convicted, sentenced...

September 19, 2011

The controversial trial of 10 Muslim students – arrested for heckling the Israeli ambassador during a campus speech last year at the University of California in Irvine – was coming to a close Sept. 19, but their supporters were just...

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