International News

‘Language of hate’ blamed in murder

The savage killing of a gay Episcopalian university student in Wyoming has led to renewed calls for anti-hate laws and an appeal from the...

Volunteers urgently needed

When Helen Parker went to work at a health centre in Kenya run by the Anglican Church, she couldn't understand why more villagers weren't...

Cardinal’s statement ‘disappoints’ Peers

A formal letter from the Pope to his church and an accompanying explanation from Cardinal Ratzinger, released just before the Lambeth Conference, upset many...

World briefs

Mexican primate dies (ENS)--The first primate of the Anglican Church of Mexico has died at the age of 73. Retired Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Saucedo guided the...

Cathedral goes on line

Anyone in the world with Internet access can now peek into the cathedral where Prince Charles married Lady Diana, while avoiding the expense of...

Primate’s fund aids victims of hunger and tidal wave

The Primate's World Relief and Development Fund has sent $25,000 to help a drought- and war-stricken Sudan. That's in addition to the $25,000 it sent...

Little peace evident in Middle East peace process

Jerusalem IN THE PECULIAR logic of the state of Israel, when a Palestinian leader dies under violent and unexplained circumstances, every fellow Palestinian in the...

Middle East journal

FORMED IN 1976, the Province of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East covers most countries in which Judaism, Christianity and Islam...

No such thing as conversions in Cairo

IN A LAND where conversion is as dangerous to the convert as it is for the evangelist, the Anglican Church has learned to minister...

Notebook

The diocese of Keewatin's table featured a stuffed gorilla dubbed "Keewatin No," meaning "Keewatin northern person." This particular primate turned up in the...

World briefs

Church members support sailors An Anglican and United Church group is seeking support in their fight to prevent four Filipino sailors from the Maersk Dubai...

Canada creating ‘road map’

The Canadian church is ready to be a primary voice in world Anglicanism, says Rev. Randall Chase, a member of the U.S. Episcopal Church's...

Former presiding bishop Allin dies

Bishop John M. Allin, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (U.S.A.) from 1973 to 1985, died March 6, at the age of 76, after...

Episcopalian, Lutheran accord back on track

A proposal calling for full communion between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Episcopal Church was put back on track with...

War clouds gather

Zimbabwe's Roman Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace predicts that Zimbabwe will face civil unrest if President Robert Mugabe's government refuses to apologize publicly...