Lynette Wilson

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Lynette Wilson is an editor/reporter for Episcopal News Service. ENS.

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November 4, 2010

Aside from the one obvious thing they have in common, Episcopal Church Women, the Episcopal Women's Caucus and Anglican Women's Empowerment all have historically worked on women's justice issues. Now they are combining forces...

October 20, 2010

Southern Sudan has held to its identity since 1947 when the British organized the Juba Conference, which combined north and south into one political entity. Eight years later, in 1955, the first shots were fired and the south began its...

October 11, 2010

Standing beneath the words of Isaiah 2:4 – "They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more" -- ecumenical religious...

October 10, 2010

An ecumenical delegation of Sudanese religious leaders met with U.N. officials and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Oct. 11 to express its fear of what might happen if the Jan. 9 referendum in which south Sudan is expected to vote for...

October 9, 2010

Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul of the Episcopal Church of Sudan spoke from the pulpit at Trinity Church, Wall Street, Oct. 10, thanking the parish for its support of the church in Sudan both in times of war and peace, and explaining his visit...

October 6, 2010

Flooding in Pakistan, record rainfall in Latin America, the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a dead climate bill in the U.S. Senate -- severe storms and environmental disasters have dominated headlines this year. On Oct...

August 3, 2010

What are you doing right now to make the world a better place? The answer to that question could change how you live your life. At least that is what the Rev. Wayne Schwab, coordinator of the Member Mission Network, would like to see...

July 28, 2010

Domestic poverty, immigration, Anglican Communion relations, Haiti and Sudan were among the diverse topics discussed July 28 during a 45-minute conversation with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori broadcast over the internet live...

June 15, 2010

The unusual alliance among Evangelicals, Catholics and Protestants pushing Congress and the Obama administration for comprehensive immigration reform has social science researchers scratching their heads. "The cause of immigration...

June 14, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori June 15 reminded more than 80 people gathered at the Russell Senate Office Building here for a prayer breakfast that the Episcopal Church's call for a "just and secure two-state solution" for...

June 7, 2010

In January 2011 the people of South Sudan are expected to vote in a referendum that will determine the future of Africa's largest country, a country with a long history of civil war, and rich in oil and other natural resources. Most...

May 23, 2010

Close to five years post Hurricane Katrina there are still some 60,000 blighted homes on the property roll in New Orleans, approximately half of them belonging to homeowners displaced by the August 2005 hurricane. Counted among the...

May 13, 2010

Zion Episcopal Church in Avon, New York, decided to expand its mission, converting the church's rectory into a six-bed transitional home for women veterans when its rector and the community realized women veterans, more so than men, can...

May 12, 2010

Promoting peace and stability in Sudan's dramatically changing political landscape and making that country's peace an American foreign policy priority will top the agenda for the fifth annual conference of the American Friends of the...

May 7, 2010

Episcopal Community Services of Louisiana is working with area disaster response agencies and environmental organizations to monitor the Gulf oil spill and to assess human needs. "It is such a difficult situation; we are in a wait-...

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