On November 3, her first day at Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota, in the midst of a massive push to stop the controversial Dakota Access oil pipeline, a stranger came up to the Rev. Leigh Kern and gave her a doughnut.
Episcopalians in Indiana and Maryland awoke Sunday morning to hate messages scrawled on their churches’ properties. But rather than despair, they responded with a message of love and welcome.
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s representative to the Holy See and director of the Anglican Centre in Rome (ACR), Archbishop David Moxon, is to retire in June next year after four years in the post.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has led a delegation of Anglican leaders to the Muslim Council of Elders at a meeting in Abu Dhabi.
“We knew you were coming; that one day you would come here and start asking questions about your government,” said elder Regina Brave, her long, gray braid falling over the word “navy” written in yellow, capital letters across the top of her black, leather vest. “We are all children of God. Black, red, yellow, white, are all represented.”
A Chicago priest has become the first black woman to be elected as a diocesan bishop in the US-based Episcopal Church (TEC).
National Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald has joined hundreds of clergy, from the U.S., Canada and beyond, in travelling to Standing Rock reservation in North and South Dakota to stand with the “water protectors” who have been resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline since August.
In Haiti and elsewhere, on-the-ground assessments and regular inspection of partner agencies’ documents are among the safeguards The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has in place to ensure donations from Canadians will be well-spent, officials with the relief and development agency say.
Do you remember the first time you hosted your parents or other significant elders around your table?
Four Advent devotions, written by four heads of Anglican and Lutheran churches in North America, will soon be available for members of all four churches.