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January 15, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Princess Basma Center is a unique institution in East Jerusalem that serves children both with and without disabilities. The center is one of 35 institutions run by the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem. About...

December 24, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East runs more than 30 education and healthcare institutions throughout Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and the Palestinian Territories, bringing vital services...

December 11, 2012

Stories and a video about how Episcopalians in New Jersey are recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

November 20, 2012

Canon Paula Gooder looks on alongside Rowan Williams (R), the outgoing Archbishop of Canterbury, after draft legislation introducing the first women bishops failed to receive final approval from the Church of England General Synod in...

November 20, 2012

Incoming Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is applauded after speaking in favor of the women bishops legislation during a meeting of the General Synod of the Church of England in London Nov. 20. Photo: REUTERS/Yui Mok [Episcopal News...

November 19, 2012

Orphans at Action Salutaire pour Development Integrale/Goma, a church-led NGO, with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori during her July 2011 visit to the Anglican Church of the Congo. Photo/Matthew Davies [Episcopal News Service]...

November 14, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Marek Zabriskie, rector of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, spent 2011 reading the Bible cover to cover, a challenge that he says has enriched his life and made him more...

November 9, 2012

Archbishop of Canterbury-designate Justin Welby smiles during a news conference at Lambeth Palace in London. Photo: Dylan Martinez/Reuters [Episcopal News Service] The Nov. 9 news that the Rt. Rev. Justin Welby was named the next...

November 9, 2012

The Rt. Rev. Justin Welby. Photo/Bishop Auckland [Episcopal News Service] Following months of anticipation and media speculation, Downing Street confirmed Nov. 9 that the Queen has approved the nomination of Diocese of Durham Bishop...

October 30, 2012

Post-hurricane view from the rectory at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Oakland, Garrett County, the westernmost county of Maryland, where blizzard conditions dumped more than a foot of snow. [Episcopal News Service] Updated Oct....

September 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Nadim Nassar, a Syrian-born Church of England priest, launched the Awareness Foundation in 2003 in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The foundation aims to combat ignorance, misunderstandings and...

August 30, 2012

Floods waters surround a cemetery in the Olde Towne area after Hurricane Isaac passed through Slidell, Louisiana Aug. 30. Isaac, downgraded to a tropical storm, has drenched southeastern Louisiana and Mississippi with heavy rainfall...

August 27, 2012

An Aug. 27 satellite image of Tropical Storm Isaac shows the storm’s activity in the Gulf Coast. Photo/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) [Episcopal News Service] Episcopal dioceses along the U.S. Gulf Coast were...

August 23, 2012

Cameroonian teacher Evelyn Andom volunteers this summer at Reading Camp’s pilot program in Tiko. Photo/Carolyn Hockey [Episcopal News Service] About one billion people read the world in a different way. According to United Nations...

August 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The world’s 80 million Anglicans are much more aware today than they were 10 years ago that they belong to a global communion, a realization that has led to a flourishing of international relationships between the...

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