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September 20, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Some 125 Episcopal Church bishops signed a full-page ad that ran Sept. 21 in the New York Times, imploring President Donald Trump and member of Congress not to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program known as DACA.

“To do so would endanger the...

September 19, 2017

 

[Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan] The standing committee of the Diocese of Eastern Michigan has nominated the Rt. Rev. Catherine Waynick, retired bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis, as candidate for bishop provisional to be voted on at their 23rd diocesan convention...

September 19, 2017

Miembros de la Coalición para la Iniciativa del Clima de Fairbanks posan para una foto el 9 de enero después de una manifestación ante el edificio federal en Fairbanks en contra de nominados para el gabinete de Trump que niegan el cambio climático. Foto de Fairbanks...

September 18, 2017

Members of the Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition pose for a photo Jan. 9 after rallying at the federal building in Fairbanks in opposition to climate change deniers in the Trump cabinet. Photo: Fairbanks Climate Action Coalition, via Facebook.

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal...

September 13, 2017

More than 125 bishops of the Episcopal Church will gather in Fairbanks, Alaska to pray, bless the land, visit missions, and discuss the business of the church at the House of Bishops September 21 – 26.

Hosted by Diocese of Alaska Bishop Mark Lattime, this meeting marks the first time the...

September 12, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] More than 125 bishops of the Episcopal Church will gather in Fairbanks, Alaska to pray, bless the land, visit missions, and discuss the business of the church at the House of Bishops September 21 – 26.

Hosted by Diocese of Alaska Bishop Mark...

September 12, 2017

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] The Rt. Rev. Barry L. Beisner, seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California since 2007, has announced his intention to retire and will call for the election of a new bishop during diocesan convention on Nov. 3 to 4.

The...

August 30, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Richard Sui On Chang, the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Hawaii, died Aug. 30 after a short illness.

Chang served from 1997 to 2006 when he was succeeded by Robert L. Fitzpatrick, who had been his canon to the ordinary.

He was the first...

August 16, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] El obispo primado Michael Curry y la presidente de la Cámara de Diputados, Rda. Gay Clark Jennings, expresaron su gratitud el 16 de agosto por la derrota de una “ley del baño” en Texas y dijeron que la Convención General se reunirá en 2018 en Austin tal como se había...

August 15, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings expressed thanks Aug. 16 for the defeat of a “bathroom bill” in Texas and said General Convention will convene in 2018 in Austin as planned.

“We give thanks for all of the...

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