The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service.
How do you learn to be a bishop? For most of the Episcopal Church’s life, new bishops learned on the job with little or no outside help.
At first glance, Village Plaza looks like any other shopping center in the Fort Worth metro area – until you see that there’s not one but three storefront churches.
Anglican Consultative Council members who attended the council's 16th meeting April 8-19 pose on the steps of the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Lusaka, Zambia: Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service Two Anglican Communion leaders and some outgoing…
A scene from the opening service of the Anglican Consultative Council 2016 meeting in Lusaka, Zambia. Photo: ACNS Lusaka, Zambia The outgoing chair of the Anglican Consultative Council says ACC-16, which concluded here April 19, formed a unique…
The seven runners from Trinity Church Copley Square who were competing in the Boston Marathon to raise money for The Episcopal Church’s anti-violence initiative escaped injury in the two explosions that ripped through the race’s finish line that is within 300 yards of the church’s front porch.
Saying that they “lament and have cried over the widely reported mass shootings” in the United States, the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops said March 12 that they are also “outraged by the too often unseen and unacknowledged daily massacre of our young people in cities such as Chicago, Newark, Baltimore, Port-au-Prince and Tegucigalpa.”
The Very Rev. Gary Hall, dean of Washington National Cathedral, was among those who joined Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California) on Capitol Hill Jan. 24 as she announced the introduction of a bill to renew the U.S. ban on assault weapons.