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February 6, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] This week’s historic visit to the United Arab Emirates by Pope Francis resulted in “extraordinary scenes,” said the Rev. Andrew Thompson, the senior Anglican chaplain in Abu Dhabi.

During his visit, Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Zayed Sports City...

February 4, 2019

[Anglican Communion News Service] Iraq Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has paid a visit St. George’s Anglican Church in Baghdad. The prime minister was greeted by the parish priest, the Rev. Faiz Jerjes, who gave a tour of the church complex, including its clinic and school, and briefed him on...

January 17, 2019

St. Luke’s Hospital is a charity hospital in Nablus, West Bank, run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Photo: AFEDJ, from video

[Episcopal News Service] An Episcopal congregation in the Diocese of Washington is rallying its parishioners and other churches...

December 17, 2018

The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem released this photo of the ruins of the Anglican diocese’s surgical outpatient clinic at the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza.

[Episcopal News Service] A building collapse at a Gaza clinic run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem...

October 26, 2018

Many disabled students served by the Jerusalem Princess Basma Centre are mainstreamed into the inclusive school where on-site therapies are available to them. Photo: Heidi Shott

[Episcopal News Service – Jerusalem] In a corridor of Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza...

October 18, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry hands a toddler back to her mother while visiting a session for mothers and their young children at Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City during a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in March. Jerusalem Archbishop Suheil Dawani is at right. Photo:...

October 2, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, Cardinal-Patriarch Louis-Raphael I Sako, Patriarch of Babylon, joined other ecumenical guests and VIPs at the official opening of a new Anglican school in Baghdad. The Anglican School of the Redeemer – al-Fadi – was...

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 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...

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Throughout Lent, and especially on Good Friday, Episcopal parishes and congregations are encoura

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has called for an Easter Season of Prayer for regions in the Angl

With the Good Friday Offering, we are given an opportunity to stand with Jesus by supporting the

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