Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement

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May 23, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] A court sentence in Sudan ordering flogging and the death penalty for Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag has prompted an expression of “profound concern” from Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC), who has urged...

May 23, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission is the official body appointed by the two Communions to engage in theological dialogue in order that they may come into full communion. It held the fourth meeting of its current phase (ARCIC III), at the...

May 21, 2014

[Church of the Redeemer press release] The Very Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson, Rector of the Church of the Redeemer in Sarasota, Florida, was honored and thanked for 20 years of outstanding service and leadership to the parish and the local community during an outdoor block party at the church on...

May 19, 2014

[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols met with delegates from the Peace in the Great Lakes campaign at Lambeth Palace last Thursday.

The campaign brings together Roman Catholic and Anglican leaders from the Democratic...

May 14, 2014

[Seminary of the Southwest press release] Seminary of the Southwest held its sixty-third commencement on May 13th at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Austin.

Justo González, Cuban American historian, theologian and author preached at the Holy Eucharist. The seminary awarded honorary...

May 12, 2014

[Bexley Seabury Federation press release] Bexley Seabury Federation President Roger Ferlo announced May 12 that the Rev. KyungJa (KJ) Oh, a Seabury MDiv alumna (’00) and current DMin student, will become the Bexley Seabury Seminary Federation’s director of field education and formation. Oh is...

May 9, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] With the reports of violence and casualties, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has called for prayers for South Sudan and Sudan.

She joins with the heads of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the...

May 8, 2014

[The Church Pension Group ] The Church Pension Group (CPG) announced today that Roger A. Sayler has joined CPG to succeed William L. Cobb, Jr., as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer on June 19, 2014. Mr. Cobb, who has so admirably served the Church and CPG with a depth of...

May 8, 2014

[Church of the Redeemer — Sarasota, Florida] The Rev. Charleston David Wilson has joined the Church of the Redeemer, as a new Priest Associate with the parish. Fr. Wilson will be assisting Redeemer’s Rector, The Very Rev. Fredrick A. Robinson, in the areas of Evangelism and Outreach.“Fr. Fred...

May 5, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] The abduction of more than 250 young women by the Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria has prompted “profound concern” from the World Council of Churches (WCC), Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit. In his letter to Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, Tveit encouraged...

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