Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement

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June 19, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The remarks from Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori were delivered June 19 to the Moravian Church in North America Northern Province Synod meeting in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Travel difficulties prevent the presiding bishop from...

June 18, 2014

[Episcopal News, Los Angeles] Bishop Catherine Roskam, retired bishop suffragan of the Diocese of New York, has been called as bishopin-charge under special circumstances at St. James’ Church on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles,  beginning July 1.

Roskam has lived in the Diocese of Los...

June 18, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] The security situation for the people of the Nuba Mountain region of Sudan has continued to deteriorate recently with increased attacks on civilians and the denial of basic human rights.

This region was included in the Comprehensive Peace...

June 16, 2014

[Lambeth Palace] In their second meeting within eighteen months Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby today recommitted themselves resolutely to the struggle against modern slavery and human trafficking.

Following their first meeting last year the two global leaders have continually...

June 15, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvannia press release] To kick off the 144th Annual Diocesan Convention, clergy and elected lay delegates of the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania elected the the Rt. Rev. Robert Gepert as their provisional bishop. Bishop Gepert will remain the...

June 13, 2014

[Beatitudes Society] The Beatitudes Society has announced that Sean Lanigan, Yale Divinity School ’09, has been awarded a $10,000 Beatitudes Fellowship.

He is one of eight emerging faith leaders from across the United States selected for the annual award.

“We are delighted that...

June 10, 2014

The Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire has hired Laura Simoes as missioner for communications. Simoes is a part-time staff member directing the diocesan communications work. She is also a partner at Louis Karno & Company Communications, working primarily with healthcare and nonprofit...

June 10, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Charles Allen Wynder, Jr. has been named Episcopal Church Missioner for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement.

As Missioner for Social...

June 9, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Deacon Brandon Mauai of the Diocese of North Dakota has been elected by the Episcopal Church Executive Council to serve the unexpired term of the late Rev. Deacon Terry Star.

The announcement was made by the Rev. Canon...

June 9, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Heidi J. Kim has been named Episcopal Church Missioner for Racial Reconciliation.

As Missioner for Racial Reconciliation, Kim will be...

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