Occupy Movement

Occupy Movement


October 14, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] The following is a statement from Archbishop Paul Kwong of the Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui (Anglican Church of Hong Kong) on the Occupy protests.

Many people have asked me about the present situation in Hong Kong, which has drawn the attention of people on...

September 16, 2012

The Rev. Richard Aguilar, the Rev. Jack Stanton and Claudino “Tito” Rosario, a member of UniteHere Local 362 in Orlando, Florida, wait to be arrested at the May 8 demonstration in support of fired casino workers. Photo/Ari Romer

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Jack Stanton is a...

June 18, 2012

Bishop George Packard climbs over a fence surrounding the Duarte Square property in lower Manhattan owned by Trinity Wall Street in a Dec. 17 effort to open the area to Occupy Wall Street protesters. Photo/REUTERS/Andrew Burton

[Episcopal News Service] A retired Episcopal bishop...

May 9, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, London] A group of faith leaders announced on May 8 in London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral that a new pilgrimage to Canterbury is planned for this summer to protest unjust economic systems in the 21st century.

The group, called Occupy Faith, met at St....

May 3, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] While the Occupy movement was forming and growing, Episcopalians for Global Reconciliation was discerning its own path toward addressing economic inequality.

Previously focused on the U.N. Millennium Development Goals to alleviate extreme global poverty,...

April 20, 2012

Occupy movement participants take part in stations of the cross on Good Friday at the Massachusetts State House. Photo/Michael Horan

[Episcopal News Service] With the dismantling of encampments at New York’s Zuccotti Park and elsewhere and the onset of winter, the Occupy...

February 28, 2012

The following statement was issued by St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, after Occupy protestors camped outside the building were evicted on the evening of Feb. 28. The encampment, which has been in place since Oct. 15, was removed in what the police have called a “largely peaceful” operation.


January 31, 2012

[USPG] Residents of the Occupy London camp outside St. Paul’s Cathedral are challenging church and society to consider their stance on global economics.

Speaking to the U.K.-based USPG mission agency, residents of the campsite – now passed its 100th day – were clear in their belief that...

January 18, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Britain’s High Court on 18 January ordered anti-corporate protesters evicted from a camp they have occupied for three months outside London’s iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral.

The demonstrators, identifying themselves as the Occupy London Stock Exchange...

January 17, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Trinity Wall Street’s Trinity Institute has begun Wall Street Dialogues, a series of conversations on the moral and ethical issues raised by the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Dialogues are held on Wednesdays at 1:05pm in Trinity Church and webcast live and on...