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January 4, 2018

Puerto Rico Bishop Rafael Morales, left, gives a toy to a child during a pop-up medical clinic that doubled as a hurricane relief station Jan. 3 in Toa Baja. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, right, who was on a two-day pastoral visit, helped distribute the toys alongside...

January 4, 2018

 

El obispo de Puerto Rico, Rafael Morales, le da un juguete a un niño durante una visita a una clínica temporal en Toa Baja que fungió también de estación de socorro para [damnificados por] el huracán el 3 de enero. El obispo primado Michael Curry, a la derecha...

October 25, 2017

By: Lorraine Candelario, UTO Coordinator, Diocese of Puerto Rico

Here in Puerto Rico, we are all trying to help one another. Puerto Rico is devastated but slowly picking itself up, thanks first to the Lord and to all those who have arrived to keep order and all the humanitarians who are helping. Electrical posts and cables are being restored, and the armed...

October 16, 2017

A message written on top of a building is seen from the air during recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria near Humacao, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 11. Photo: Reuters/Lucas Jackson

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal clergy and congregation members are resuming church services and school...

September 26, 2017

Members of the community of Miñi Miñi use diggers to help get their neighbors out of flooded areas. Loíza is a coastal municipality that was severely affected by Hurricane Maria. Photo: Yuisa Rios/FEMA

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Rafael Zorrilla couldn’t believe his phone worked...

August 1, 2017

The Rt. Rev. Rafael L. Morales Maldonado was consecrated bishop of the Diocese of Puerto Rico on July 22. Photo: Diocese of Puerto Rico

[Diocese of Puerto Rico] The Rt. Rev. Rafael L. Morales Maldonado was ordained and consecrated the seventh bishop of the Diocese of Puerto Rico on July...

March 21, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Puerto Rico that Bishop-Elect Rafael Luis Morales has received the required majority of...

December 11, 2016

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Rafael Morales was elected Dec. 10 to be the next bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico.

Pending the canonically required consent of a majority of the Episcopal Church’s diocesan standing committees and bishops with jurisdiction, he will succeed...

October 20, 2016

[Diocese of Puerto Rico] The Search and Nominating Committee for the election of a Bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, after deep prayer and discernment in the exercise of its responsibility and in accordance with the criteria established by the Standing Committee, on Sept. 27...

August 20, 2015

A teacher helps a child make a green handprint outside a classroom. Photo: Lynette Wilson/ENS

[Episcopal News Service – San Juan, Puerto Rico] Tucked behind the Epsicopal Diocese of Puerto Rico’s administrative offices in Trujillo Alto, an increasingly mixed income municipality...

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