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August 24, 2006

More than two months after the historic election of the Rt. Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori as 26th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, congratulatory letters and messages of joy continue to flow, in particular from fellow Anglican...

July 31, 2006

The ministry, faith and challenges of working "to establish God's reign on earth," and upholding the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and "The ONE Campaign" in the fight against global poverty, were the foci of a...

July 27, 2006

The partnership between the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and the Episcopal Church received strong affirmation July 27 as the Global Mission Event (GME) opened at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Welcoming...

July 27, 2006

The partnership between the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and the Episcopal Church received strong affirmation July 27 as the Global Mission Event (GME) opened at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Welcoming...

July 27, 2006

The Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP) has announced that one of its churches -- St. Peter's in Sabangan, Mountain Province -- has been demolished in order to enable a government-coordinated project of constructing an open-air...

July 23, 2006

More than 50 faith leaders from 21 African countries joined U.S. policymakers and advocates in Washington, D.C., July 18-21 for the Church World Service's Interfaith Summit on Africa, which provided an opportunity for religious leaders to...

July 17, 2006

The impact of Christian women on African society was the focus of Dr. Esther Mombo's closing lecture, titled "We see them and hear them...but has it made a difference?" at a conference on women's ordination hosted by the...

July 12, 2006

The history of women's ordination in the global church is being addressed at a three-day conference held at the University of Manchester in England July 12-14 under the theme" Women and Ordination in the Christian Churches:...

July 9, 2006

The process of ordaining women bishops in the Church of England began its steady course July 10 after a motion that calls for the practical and legislative arrangements of admitting women to the episcopate to be explored passed by a large...

July 8, 2006

Ending centuries of tradition, the Church of England voted to welcome and affirm "the view of the majority of the House of Bishops that admitting women to the episcopate in the Church of England is consonant with the faith of the Church"...

July 8, 2006

The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, challenged the church to exercise "gracious magnanimity" July 8 during his presidential address at the Church of England's General Synod, meeting through July 11 at York University in England...

July 8, 2006

The Church of England's main legislative body, General Synod, meeting July 7-11 at York University, England, differs to the Episcopal Church's General Convention in more ways than one. Continuing its historic association with the...

July 7, 2006

Women in the Episcopate will be the focus of two sessions at the Church of England's General Synod, meeting at York University, England, July 7-11. During a July 8 morning session, the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, is expected...

June 30, 2006

A new mass setting, composed in honor of Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold, premiered at the General Convention festival Eucharist June 17. Composed by Craig Phillips, associate director of music and composer-in-residence at All Saints...

June 28, 2006

Recent reflections from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, on the Anglican Communion have prompted several responses from Anglican leaders worldwide.   In "The Challenge and Hope of Being an Anglican Today: A...

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