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Episcopal News Service (ENS) offers in-depth reporting and analysis of local, regional, national and international news for Episcopalians and others interested in the church’s mission and ministry. Providing written and multimedia coverage, Episcopal News Service is the officially sponsored online news source of the Episcopal Church

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July 18, 2019

Mt. Calvary Monastery and Retreat Center, home of the Santa Barbara, California, branch of the Order of the Holy Cross, will close permanently in May 2021, according to Prior Adam McCoy. Photo: Diocese of Los Angeles [Episcopal...

July 11, 2019

Dr. Jon Kocmond looks at photos of his family in his home office in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kocmond lost his 16-year-old son, Nathan, to suicide in the fall of 2017. He has since been active in the suicide support group at Christ...

July 3, 2019

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] The Rev. Megan M. Traquair was ordained and consecrated as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Northern California on June 29 at the Mondavi Center in Davis, California. Traquair became the...

July 2, 2019

The 2019 Trek group after three hours of spelunking in Worley’s Cave, Tennessee. Photo: Greydon of Rock Dimensions, Boone, North Carolina [St. Andrew’s On-the-Sound – Wilmington, North Carolina] For the week of June 17th, the Rev....

July 1, 2019

[The Episcopal Church in South Carolina] Saying it is “confident” that the 1st Circuit Court will act “in an expeditious manner” to resolve the case, the South Carolina Supreme Court has denied a petition from The Episcopal Church in South...

June 24, 2019

[Diocese of Massachusetts] A chess match between a police officer and a person who is homeless isn’t what you would necessarily expect to see while walking down Tremont Street in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. On the portico of the...

June 24, 2019

Newly ordained and consecrated Bishop of Maine Thomas J. Brown, center, poses with his two most-previous predecessors, the Rt. Rev. Chilton Knudsen, left, and the Rt. Rev. Steve Lane. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Maine [Episcopal...

June 21, 2019

[Diocese of Southern Virginia]  The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Southern Virginia announced June 21 a slate of four candidates for the 11th bishop of the diocese. The new bishop will succeed the Rt. Rev. Herman Hollerith IV,...

June 20, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing June 19 on Bill H.R. 40, introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), which calls for the creation of...

June 20, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties held a hearing June 19 on H.R. 40, a bill introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that calls for the creation of a...

June 20, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties held a hearing June 19 on H.R. 40, a bill introduced by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) that calls for the creation of a...

June 20, 2019

The Rt. Rev. Susan Brown Snook was ordained and consecrated as the fifth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Diego on June 15. Photo: Diocese of San Diego [The Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] The Rt. Rev. Susan Brown Snook...

June 19, 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry holds the new primatial cross presented to him June 19 by Diocese of Southeast Florida Bishop Peter Eaton, right, and the Rev. Anthony Holder, president of the diocesan Standing Committee, left. Photo: Mary...

June 12, 2019

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry today offered the following statement: Jesus said: “I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you...

June 11, 2019

[Episcopal Church in South Carolina] The Standing Committee of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina on June 11 issued a letter to the people of the diocese regarding transition plans for episcopal leadership. A copy of the letter...

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