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Bishops vote unanimously to admit Cuba as a diocese

The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops voted unanimously on July 10 to admit – or re-admit, really – the Episcopal Church of Cuba as...

Cuba committee to hold hearing July 7 on new resolutions

Required constitutional change will push reunification to 2021 Turns out it seems there is no mechanism for the Episcopal Church to admit an existing diocese...

Global ecumenical body repeats call for release of Aleppo archbishops

The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, a global ecumenical body which includes most Anglican provinces, has expressed its concern at the...

Episcopalians gather in public witness outside immigrant detention centre

A thousand Episcopalians, at least two for every one female incarcerated at the Hutto Detention Center in rural Texas, stood under the blistering sun July 8 in public witness to the actions of the U.S. government in its enforcement of immigration policies that have separated families over the last couple of months and have led to roundups of migrants and deportations.

Negotiations begin for ‘amicable separation’ following same-sex relationships vote

Talks have begun to try to reach an amicable separation between members of four conservative evangelical churches and the Diocese of Christchurch, New Zealand. The...

Global South theologians reflect on evangelism throughout the Anglican Communion

A group of 10 theologians from five continents have met to discuss insights on evangelism and how the Anglican Communion engages in this ministry...

Groundbreaking document released on how Anglicans and Roman Catholics can learn from each other

An agreed statement produced by the official commission for dialogue between the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches has been heralded as "ground-breaking" and an...

Prince William concludes historic visit to Jordan, Israel and Palestine

The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, has welcomed a visit by the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, to the area, and the message...

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry meets backstage with U2, Bono to talk about Reclaiming Jesus

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry met backstage this week with U2 and front man Bono at New York’s Madison Square Garden, where the Episcopal Church...

Convention to face ‘tough societal questions’ confronting the Episcopal Church

When the 79th General Convention considers the resolutions proposed by the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church, it will confront “tough...

Third batch of Community of St. Anselm conclude their ‘year in God’s time’

The third group of young people to spend “a year in God’s time” as members of the Community of St Anselm – the new...

Gafcon communiqué urges restrictions on Lambeth Conference invites

Delegates at the third Global Anglican Future Conference (Gafcon), which met in Jerusalem last week, endorsed a communiqué on their final day which called...

Interfaith voices demanding changes to immigration policy make a difference in Washington

Episcopal Church hosts 'family unity' vigil Phones are ringing off the hook at congressional offices on Capitol Hill with Americans demanding migrant children be reunited...

Pope Francis: walking together ‘an act of obedience to the Lord and love for...

Pope Francis has given a strong message about the ecumenical journey during a visit to the World Council of Churches’ headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland....

Episcopal Church to host vigil in D.C. to condemn Trump’s immigration policies separating families

The U.S. government is holding the youngest children – babies and toddlers – separated from their families in “tender age” shelters in south Texas....