David Paulsen

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David Paulsen is an editor and reporter for the Episcopal News Service. He can be reached at dpaulsen@episcopalchurch.org.

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March 9, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the...

March 9, 2017

Maryland Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton leads a March for Refugees on Feb. 4 in Baltimore. Photo: Diocese of Maryland, via Facebook [Episcopal News Service] Politics and religion. They’re the topics you’re not supposed to talk...

March 5, 2017

A sketch of the proposed Housing First Village shows tiny houses grouped around a community resource center. Photo: Montana State University School of Architecture [Episcopal News Service] A coalition of Episcopalians, architecture...

February 28, 2017

Glitter ashes for Glitter+Ash Wednesday have a distinctly different look than traditional ashes used to remind people about their mortality on the first day of Lent. Photo: Glitter+Ash Wednesday via Facebook [Episcopal News Service] Ashes...

February 28, 2017

Six thousand people at Kuda, South Sudan, were among those displaced by violence last year in the region of the country where famine has since been declared. A U.N. team visited the area in September to assess the humanitarian and...

February 28, 2017

Six thousand people at Kuda, South Sudan, were among those displaced by violence last year in the region of the country where famine has since been declared. A U.N. team visited the area in September to assess the humanitarian and...

February 23, 2017

A balcony once used as the “slave gallery” is still a feature of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Kingsville, Maryland, as detailed on the Trail of Souls website. [Episcopal News Service] Slavery is a thread stitched indelibly...

February 21, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] A “peace camp” for children in New Mexico, translated into a new program for adults. American cultural assimilation classes for women who recently arrived in Dallas as refugees. Ecumenical outreach in the...

February 21, 2017

The Rev. Marc Smith, at an Easter service in 2016, was vicar at Church of the Ascension in St. Louis before being named the Diocese of Missouri’s deputy for gun violence prevention. Photo: Church of the Ascension. [Episcopal News...

February 19, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Face-to-face interactions with your members of Congress are more effective than any other form of advocacy. This week, this engagement is even easier, as Congress is on recess and most members...

February 16, 2017

Nikki Henderson, left, and Edwin Henderson, center, listen as the Rev. John Olmer speaks at the dedication Feb. 11 of a plaque honoring the slaves who built the Falls Church, in Falls Church, Virginia. Photo: The Falls Church, via...

February 16, 2017

Washington Bishop Mariann Budde, left, and the Rev. Francisco Valle, assistant priest and leader of the Spanish-language Mass at Church of Our Saviour in Silver Spring, Maryland, hold a sign that reads “Love Wins” following an...

February 12, 2017

From left, David Hoover, William Roberts and the Rev. Heather VanDeventer represent Christ Church Alexandria at a protest Jan. 29 outside a townhouse where white nationalist Richard Spencer recently set up shop. Photo: David Hoover...

February 10, 2017

Syrian refugee Baraa Haj Khalaf, left, kisses her father Khaled as her mother Fattoum, right, cries after arriving at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, on Feb. 7. Photo: Kamil Krzaczynski /REUTERS [Episcopal News...

February 8, 2017

Trinity Episcopal Church in Litchfield, Minnesota, hosts a free lunch every last Friday of the month, drawing more than 100 people to this small parish. Photo: Jane Settergren [Episcopal News Service] As an outpost of the Episcopal...

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