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March 24, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Snow and ice hit Kent on the morning of March 23, the day the diocese welcomed its new archbishop at a special service at Canterbury Cathedral. Even with the bitter cold, hundreds filled the cathedral as a smiling...

August 30, 2007

The 10th anniversary of the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales, will be commemorated in a memorial service on August 31 at the Guards Chapel in Westminster, London. Those attending the service have been personally invited by Prince...

April 24, 2007

In a moving evening service of prayer at Washington National Cathedral April 22, the Rev. Canon Howard Anderson, warden of the Washington Episcopal Cathedral College, led a reflection in which he spoke of a "litany of horror" and...

April 16, 2007

Historic St George's Anglican Cathedral in Jerusalem was filled to overflowing on Low Sunday, April 15, as the Rt. Rev. Suheil Dawani was installed and welcomed as the 14th Anglican bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. Local...

December 22, 2006

To our readers: The Episcopal News Service thanks Jim Rosenthal for this special report from Bethlehem, and wishes everyone a joyous and prayerful Christmastide in which to reflect upon the importance of peacemaking in the Middle East and...

March 31, 2006

“Deliver” was the one word Archbishop Rowan Williams used to get his message across as he spoke publicly to the global powers and promise-makers while addressing the people of Sudan. The archbishop of Canterbury confronted daily the...

February 28, 2006

In the scorching sun amid the desert sands, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams preached Sunday morning at Emmanuel Church in Al Gariya camp, a displaced persons camp an hour from Khartoum, Sudan. Hundreds of people greeted the...

August 23, 2005

They came from many nations, all denominations and all ages, to pay tribute to the founder of Taizé, as Cardinal Walter Kaspar of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity at the Vatican, presided at the funeral Eucharist August...

November 30, 2003

Same-sex blessings, AIDS initiatives in Africa, and the needs of theological education across the Anglican Communion topped the list of concerns brought to the 2003 meeting of the primates of the Anglican Communion, held May 19-26 in...

September 15, 2002

In his final presidential address to the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey warned that unilateral action on the local level is a threat to the Anglican Communion. 'I must point out my greatest worry,'...

November 19, 1998

Anglicans in Hong Kong, and visitors from around the world, participated in the inauguration of the Anglican Communion's 38th and newest province October 25. The Province of Hong Kong Sheng Kung Hui comprises the dioceses of Hong...