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March 6, 2006

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), a forum sponsored by Anglican Women's Empowerment was held March 4 at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, where...

March 1, 2006

The increased participation of women in leadership roles and providing adequate healthcare and education are the most vital components to developing a just and civil society, Anglican women from Burundi, India, Malawi and South Africa...

February 14, 2006

As thousands of protestors took to the streets of Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince, in response to the country's February 7 presidential election, a crowd of 7,000 stormed the city's Hotel Montana February 13 where former...

February 8, 2006

A vital component of the Episcopal Church's mission in the world is its missionary program, which embraced 23 candidates for a two-week-long orientation in New York January 7-21, "to aid with discernment and to give the candidates the...

February 6, 2006

All twelve committee members and coordinator of the United Thank Offering (UTO), a financial and spiritual partner in the mission work of the Episcopal Church since 1889, traveled to Honduras January 18-26 to conduct a regular business...

January 31, 2006

Bishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius has been elected as the next Primate of the Indian Ocean and will succeed Archbishop Remi Joseph Rabenirina when he is enthroned on February 19, 2006. A member of the 2008 Lambeth Conference Design Group...

January 26, 2006

In the context of listening and learning, three Episcopal Church representatives have traveled to Juba, Sudan, for the Episcopal Church of Sudan's provincial synod January 23-29, held within its own country for the first time in more...

December 23, 2005

Committed to rebuilding communities and responding to individuals' and families' basic needs, Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) has partnered with churches throughout Asia this past year to help millions of people whose...

November 30, 2005

Ugandan-born John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu was inaugurated as the 97th Archbishop of York during a colorful and ground-breaking ceremony at York's ancient Minster in Northern England on November 30, making him the first African to hold...

October 31, 2005

Concerning the Middle East, Executive Council’s Committee on Social Responsibility in Investments says the church should engage corporations and initiate positive investment practices when dealing with companies in which it owns assets and...

October 25, 2005

The Rt. Rev. Riah Abu El-Assal is the Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, a diocese that includes Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria within the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East. In an interview with Episcopal News Service, El-...

October 24, 2005

The Rev. Suheil Dawani was elected Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Jerusalem in June 2005. In an interview at his parish -- St. Andrew's Church, Ramallah, in the West Bank -- Duwani outlined his vision for the future and spoke...

October 22, 2005

Bethlehem in the West Bank is almost completely enclosed by the separation wall and guarded by Israeli military checkpoints. Most Palestinian residents have not left the city in more than five years. Jerusalem is located only six miles...

October 20, 2005

The Rev. Fuad Dagher, priest of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Shefa Amr, Israel, had a vision: to rebuild the parish school and offer education to the local community. In 2004, Dagher's prophecy was realized when Church of Our...

October 19, 2005

Thirteen delegates from the Diocese of Los Angeles embarked on a 10-day pilgrimage to Israel and the Palestinian Territories October 16, building on existing partnerships with Episcopalians in the Middle East and expressing solidarity with...

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