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March 13, 2007

At the March 14 closing session of the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference, which has described itself, in part, as an international conference on prophetic witness, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told the participants that they stand in a long line of Jewish and...

March 12, 2007

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are a good frame for the Anglican Communion's mission and ministry because they are ''real evidence of what it means to love your neighbor as yourself,'' Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said the morning after her arrival at the Towards...

March 12, 2007

The five official delegates from the Episcopal Church attending the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference, meeting March 7-14 in Boksburg, South Africa, have spoken passionately about the eight-day gathering, the vitality of the Communion when it's focused on mission, and their...

March 12, 2007

Dear Members of Congress

The President has now sent his proposed FY ’08 Federal Budget to the 110th Congress. Much will be written and said in the coming weeks and months about the content of that $2.9 trillion budget. As the leaders of five denominations whose members...

March 11, 2007

HIV/AIDS and malaria must be fought with education, openness and better access to medical care, four speakers told the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference on the sixth day of its eight-day meeting in Boksburg, South Africa.

 

All four speakers discussed the role...

March 10, 2007

Bishop Nelson Onono-Onweng of the Anglican Diocese of Northern Uganda told the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference March 10 in Boksburg, South Africa, that education is at the heart of rebuilding his conflict-torn region.

Among other priorities addressed by the diocese...

March 8, 2007

The recent approval of a resolution by the Episcopal Church's Executive Council helped form a unique partnership between Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), Jubilee Ministries, and the council, named the MDG Inspiration Fund, which is set to raise $3 million by 2009 to fight malaria and...

March 8, 2007

Saying "our experience of the Anglican Communion is always local," the Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion, March 8 invited three participants in the Towards Effective Anglican Mission (TEAM) conference to connect their local contexts of mission to the entire...

February 16, 2007

Theological education in the Anglican Communion, as well as issues of poverty eradication, economic justice and environmental concerns -- as embodied in the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) -- were central to the Primates' discussions February 17 as they met for their third...

February 14, 2007

Last Monday, President Bush sent his FY 2008 budget request to Congress. The continuing cost of war in Iraq and Afghanistan – as much as $145.2 billion this coming year – seriously reduces the resources available to respond to human need at home and abroad. In some areas, particularly our...

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