Middle East

Middle East


July 13, 2018

The House of Bishops votes on one of the four Israel-Palestine resolutions it took up July 13, the last day of the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas.

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79th General Convention wrapped up its consideration of...

July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] House of Deputies passed five more resolutions July 12 related to the Episcopal Church’s response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but those resolutions faced a mixed reaction in the House of Bishops a day after the bishops soundly rejected an...

July 12, 2018

Los obispos alzan las manos para oponerse a la Resolución D019, que aspiraba a ponerle fin a la complicidad financiera de la Iglesia con la ocupación israelí de los territorios palestinos. La resolución fue rechazada 48-78. Foto de David Paulsen/ENS.


July 11, 2018

Bishops raise their hands to oppose Resolution D019, which sought to end the church’s financial complicity in the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. The resolution failed, 48-78. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

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July 9, 2018

The Rev. Brian Grieves, deputy from the Diocese of Hawaii, speaks in favor of the resolution he proposed about ending the church’s complicity in the Israeli occupation. “Palestinian lives matter.” The Rev. Hillary Raining, deputy from Pennsylvania, speaks against...

July 9, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Refugees and migrants in Cyprus have taken part in a multi-faith event to celebrate different cultures – and their foods. National dishes from Syria, Palestine, Wales, England, Greece, Columbia, Sri Lankan and Lebanese featured in the event, which was run by...

July 6, 2018

Tarek Abuata of the pro-Palestinian Friends of Sabeel North America testifies July 6 at a hearing on General Convention resolutions related to Israel and Palestine. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Dozens of...

June 8, 2018

Una mujer palestina pasa el 1 de junio por el punto de control israelí en Belén, en la Cisjordania ocupada, para asistir a la oración del viernes en la mezquita de Al-Aqsa de Jerusalén, durante el mes de ayuno ritual de Ramadán.

[Episcopal News Service] Un grupo...

June 7, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The former vicar of Baghdad, the Rev. Andrew White, has said that he faces no charges after police concluded an investigation into allegations that he paid money to Daesh – the so-called Islamic State or ISIS – to secure the release of girls held as sex-slaves...

June 5, 2018

A Palestinian woman makes her way June 1 through an Israeli checkpoint to attend Friday prayer of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque, in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank. Photo: Reuters

[Episcopal News Service] A group of bishops...


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