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March 21, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has posted a new research report, The Church's Contemporary Response to Racism, detailing the response of The Episcopal Church to racism, presented by the Archives of The Episcopal Church.

The report, prepared for the Executive Council...

October 4, 2013

I had been friends with Lacy for almost seven years. We volunteered together at church. Our favorite thing was going out to dinner after a meeting, which happened almost weekly. We both had grown children with troubled marriages. Our husbands worked out of town a lot. Our birthdates are within...

January 17, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of New York -- Press Release] Bishops Mark Sisk, Andrew Dietsche and Andrew Smith wrote MTA Chairman Fernando Ferrer Jan 14 commending the MTA’s decision “to continue to display non-commercial speech,” but calling on the agency to use...

February 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] This is the last in a series of interviews ENS is publishing during Black History Month featuring interviews with Episcopalians involved in the civil rights movement and the church’s work of reconciliation.

A lifelong Philadelphia resident, the Rev. Sadie...

December 8, 2011

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In response to the 2009 General Convention Resolution A-143, the Episcopal Church Executive Council’s Anti-Racism Committee has called for facilitated conversations and video viewing by dioceses and congregations to combat the sin of racism.

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October 17, 2011

Dear Member of Congress, We, the undersigned faith-based organizations and faith leaders, value the dignity of every individual regardless of citizenship and respect the rights of all people to enjoy safety and freedom. As our traditions and holy texts call upon us to welcome the stranger, our...

April 14, 2011

One church was founded by slave owners, the other by former slaves. On a recent cold, wet winter night their spiritual descendants crossed the divide that separated their ancestors and came together to share a meal, to talk, and to listen to a national journalist tell the story of conversations...

April 11, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori celebrated and preached at a Service of Repentance, Healing and Reconciliation April 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church in downtown Asheville, marking the end of a two-year period of study and conversation on the sin of racism in the Diocese of Western...

March 29, 2011

I recently returned from a two-week pilgrimage to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories, my third trip to the area. It was emotionally devastating.

I travelled in the company of some 30 Northern California members of Friends of Sabeel North America. Sabeel is an ecumenical...

February 9, 2011

When the Rev. Joseph "Sonny" Browne III began a historic preservation project at his Roxobel, North Carolina, ancestral "homeplace" last year he faced a stark reality — that its roots, and his, included slavery.

"My family has lived in the same house since 1830. It was built by my three-...

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