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October 10, 2013

By: episcoglobal

October 11th will see celebrations of the second annual International Day of the Girl-Child. It is a day marked by reflections, activities and celebrations worldwide as girls gather with each other, their peers, their families and other women to mark their achievements and point out...

August 9, 2013

By: episcoglobal

Sarah Eagle Heart, Missioner for Indigenous Ministries, and Lynnaia Main, Global Relations Officer, reflect on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.

Today, August 9th, is the 19th annual International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, first proclaimed by...

March 10, 2013

By: Sarah Eagleheart

Dear Relatives,

Cante Waste ya Nape Ciyu zape ye. I greet you from my heart. As we approach Easter and springtime amidst the many various Lenten disciplines I’m sure you have devoted yourself to, I pray you and your loved ones are well. Lent is a time of reflection and learning, it is...

December 12, 2012

By: episcoglobal

Spencer Cantrell, Episcopal Church provincial delegate for UNCSW 2013, in Hong Kong wearing a Filipino Rosie the Riveter shirt which says “We can do it!” in Tagalog.

Recently the Episcopal Church joined the International Anglican Women’s Network in commemorating the 16 Days...

October 25, 2012

By: episcoglobal

On United Nations Day, Wednesday, October 24th, we celebrated the ways in which the UN helps us, as Episcopalians, uphold our Baptismal Covenant to “seek and serve Christ in all persons, loving your neighbor as yourself,” and to “strive for justice and peace among all people.” Being...

August 30, 2012

By: episcoglobal

In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9th), the Global Partnerships Office has been featuring a four-part interview with Nellie Adkins (Chickahominy, Diocese of Virginia), one of fourteen Anglican/Episcopal delegates who participated in the...

August 16, 2012

By: episcoglobal

In commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9th), the Global Partnerships Office has been featuring a four-part interview with Nellie Adkins (Chickahominy, Diocese of Virginia), one of fourteen Anglican/Episcopal delegates who participated in the...

August 9, 2012

By: episcoglobal

Today, August 9th, is the 18th annual International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, which was first proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1994. The theme of this year’s International Day is “Indigenous Media, Empowering Indigenous Voices,” which, according to the...

September 19, 2010

The call for a renewed commitment to the world's poor was a refrain included in speeches made Sept. 20 on the opening day of the United Nations' three-day summit in New York on the Millennium Development Goals.

"The challenge will be to follow words with action to bring about positive...

January 26, 2010

Global crises, such as those in Haiti and Sudan, were among pressing issues addressed at the United Nations headquarters Jan. 26 as Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomed Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori for a 45-minute meeting.

The...

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