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September 24, 2014

[Anglican Communion Office] In the name of the Triune God, and with the blessing and guidance of our Churches, the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) met at St George’s Anglican Cathedral, Jerusalem, from 17 to 24 September 2014. The Commission is...

September 24, 2014

The WCC Indigenous People’s representatives in New York for the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

[World Council of Churches press release] Scattered throughout the recent history of Indigenous Peoples are national treaties, declarations and laws that...

September 22, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] Sarah Eagle Heart, missioner for indigenous ministries for the Episcopal Church since 2009, has been named one of 40 emerging American Indian leaders by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). The award recognizes 40 emerging American...

September 22, 2014

Participants in Interfaith Summit on Climate Change in New York.

[World Council of Churches press release] As hundreds of thousands of people flooded through the streets of New York City on 21 September in a march for action on climate change, 30 faith leaders...

September 22, 2014

“If we are to respond to the ecological crisis in a responsible and substantial way, we must move beyond mere talk to practical action,” said Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in an official message to the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change to be held this week in New York City.

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September 21, 2014

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby congratulates both sides after historic match to raise awareness of Anglican-Roman Catholic efforts to wipe out modern slavery.

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Church of England cricketers beat a Vatican team yesterday in a...

September 18, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following Pastoral Message on Climate Change has been issued by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori with the heads for the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the ...

September 17, 2014

[Diocese of Virginia] The Very Rev. Mary Thorpe will assume the position of director of transition ministry of the Diocese of Virginia on October 1, succeeding Lindsay Ryland. Ed Keithly, who currently serves as vocation officer, will work in partnership with Mary as deputy director of...

September 16, 2014

Mrs. Hilary Freeman of Fairbanks, Alaska, with family roots back to the Klondike Gold Rush, retired in September 2014 from 29 years of Ministry as Parish Administrator & Office Manager of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church of Fairbanks. She and her husband Gene plan to remain in Fairbanks; and...

September 15, 2014

[World Council of Churches] A recent meeting of representatives from ecumenical organizations, Catholic, Evangelical and Pentecostal churches in Strasbourg, France has promised to address more effectively discrimination, persecution and violence faced by Christians around the world. This theme...

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