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  • Religious leaders call for prayers for migrant children

    Religious leaders call for prayers for migrant children
    Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno was among religious and civic leaders who called for a weekend of prayer and compassion July 19-20 for more than 52,000 young children who are in United States custody after fleeing violence, murder and extortion by criminal gangs in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
    by Episcopal News, Los Angeles
    Posted July, 29 2014
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  • Interfaith youth defy violence in Jerusalem

    Interfaith youth defy violence in Jerusalem
    As violence continues to rage in the Holy Land and senior world diplomats fail in their efforts to broker a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel, a committed group of young people is making a stand for peace.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted July, 25 2014
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  • Caring in the midst of Gaza turmoil

    Caring in the midst of Gaza turmoil
    On July 18, the Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City got the kind of automated phone call many people in the city have been getting from the Israel Defense Forces. It warned of likely military action in the vicinity and advised the people there to evacuate immediately to a different part of the city.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted July, 21 2014
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  • Primate calls for peace and prayers

    Primate calls for peace and prayers
    As a five-hour temporary ceasefire between Hamas and Israel expired and fighting resumed today, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, added his voice to the many calling for an end to the violence. 
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 17 2014
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  • Churches provide support for Gaza civilians

    Churches provide support for Gaza civilians
    With the deepening conflict in the Middle East, Action by Churches Together (ACT) Alliance, a global grouping of church-based agencies working in emergencies worldwide, has announced that it is working with local partners to provide support for civilians who have been wounded and displaced by the ongoing Israeli operation against Palestinian militants in Gaza.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 14 2014
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  • Church of England says yes to women bishops

    Church of England says yes to women bishops

    Women can now become bishops following an historic vote by the Church of England's General Synod today. 


    by ACNS
    Posted July, 14 2014
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  • Moxley appointed to Communion network

    Moxley appointed to Communion network
    Bishop Susan (“Sue”) Moxley, well known to Anglicans in Canada and overseas as a passionate advocate for social justice, has been appointed convenor of the Anglican Peace and Justice Network (APJN). The APJN assists the Anglican Communion in addressing peace and justice issues around the world.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted July, 09 2014
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  • Bishop Collings dies at 75

    Bishop Collings dies at 75
    (Ret.) Bishop Thomas William Ralph Collings, who was known for having devoted much of his ministry with Canada’s native people, died after a long battle with cancer on July 8 in Winnipeg. He was 76.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted July, 09 2014
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  • 'Renewed energy' in Anglican, Lutheran churches

    'Renewed energy' in Anglican, Lutheran churches
    When the heads of the Anglican and Lutheran Churches in North America met recently in Toronto, a common theme emerged when they shared developments in their respective churches: all felt a sense of “renewed energy” that they attributed to a “renewed focus on mission.”
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted July, 04 2014
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  • Canadian Anglicans appointed to international dialogues

    Canadian Anglicans appointed to international dialogues
    Two Canadian Anglicans will join the roster of Anglican Communion representatives to two international-level ecumenical dialogues that are being revived after a long hiatus.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted June, 26 2014
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