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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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August 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Mary Frances Schjonberg, Episcopal News Service’s senior editor and reporter, will begin a three-month sabbatical on Sept. 4. She will return on Dec. 5. The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (the...

August 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] When we invited our readers to comment on Episcopal News Service stories nearly seven years ago, we did so in the spirit of generating and encouraging discussion related to our content. However,...

August 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Nevada has announced a slate of nominees for election as the 11th bishop of Nevada. They are: The Rev. Lance Ousley, canon for stewardship and development, Diocese of Olympia,...

August 23, 2018

The Rev. Canon Dr. Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of the General Convention, has announced that data from the 2017 Parochial Reports of the Episcopal Church is now available in English and Spanish here. Canon Barlowe observed...

August 23, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Province II Court of Review has released its Report of Findings regarding the contestation of the election of the bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Haiti. Following the June 2 election of the Ven. Joseph...

August 22, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Newark has received notification from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Michael Barlowe, registrar of General Convention, that Bishop-Elect Carlye J. Hughes has received the...

August 22, 2018

Elder Fu Xianwei, chair of the National Committee of the Three-Self Patriotic Movement of the Protestant Churches in China, addresses Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and his staff during a Feb. 22 meeting at the National Office of China...

August 20, 2018

Helen K. Spence, president of the Diocese of Virginia’s standing committee, sent a letter to the diocese on Aug. 20 announcing the committee’s decision to seek a provisional bishop for three years after Bishop Shannon Johnston steps down...

August 20, 2018

[Diocese of Atlanta] The Rev. Austin Ford, who lived and ministered in one of the city’s most deprived communities, died Saturday at his Grant Park, Georgia, home. Ford, who was the founding rector of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church...

August 15, 2018

The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom, left, the Rev. Martha N. Macgill and the Rev. Helen Svoboda-Barber are candidates for 10th bishop of the Diocese of Kansas. The election is set for Oct. 19 in Topeka. Photo: Diocese of Kansas [...

August 6, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Michael Barlowe, secretary of General Convention, invites Episcopalians from across the church to apply for appointment to the various interim bodies created by General Convention. These committees,...

August 6, 2018

Cristóbal León Lozano was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador Litoral on August 4, 2018. Photo Glenda McQueen [Episcopal News Service] Cristobal Leon Lozano was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador...

August 3, 2018

Editor’s note: Diocese of Virginia Bishop Shannon S. Johnston announced Aug. 3 that he will resign his office in three months. The announcement appears to culminate a process that began in October 2017 when he announced plans to seek a...

August 1, 2018

The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson. [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has appointed the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson as canon to the presiding bishop for ministry within the Episcopal Church, a member of the presiding bishop...

August 1, 2018

[Diocese of East Tennessee] The Rev. Michelle Warriner Bolt has been named as the Canon to the Ordinary for the Episcopal Church in East Tennessee by the Right. Rev. Brian L. Cole. Bolt will begin her new work on September 1. The Rev...

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