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October 11, 2005

Theological education and unity are key priorities for the worldwide Anglican Communion, Bishop Ian Ernest of Mauritius -- a diocese in the Province of the Indian Ocean -- told staff at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City October...

October 10, 2005

Church leaders and relief agencies are responding immediately to the devastating October 8 earthquake which measured 7.6 on the Richter scale, killing an estimated 30,000 people and leaving thousands more injured and more than a million...

October 3, 2005

The Social Responsibility in Investments (SRI) committee issued a report to the Executive Council October 3, recommending "corporate engagement" and "positive investment" practices when dealing with companies in which...

September 22, 2005

Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold observed "profligate acts of generosity" and compassion by Episcopalians in the dioceses of Louisiana and Mississippi while visiting hurricane-impacted churches along the Gulf Coast and in New...

September 16, 2005

Religious leaders and people of faith concerned about the plight of the world's poor united in a three-day interfaith vigil of prayer and fasting September 14-16, which ran concurrently with the United Nations' 60th annual general...

September 13, 2005

A consultation of international religious leaders delivered a consensus statement to the United Nations on the eve of its 60th annual General Assembly in New York, reaffirming support for the Millennium Development Goals and calling for...

September 7, 2005

Tirelessly reaching out to a community shattered by the aftereffects of Hurricane Katrina, the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana has temporarily relocated its offices to St. James Church in Baton Rouge, which is operating as a major...

September 5, 2005

Surrounded by scenes of devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina, more than 50 parishioners of St. Mark's Church in Gulfport, Mississippi, were joined by police, military and relief workers September 4, as they worshipped on the site...

August 31, 2005

A bronzed replica of the root system of a historic tree that helped to save St. Paul’s Chapel from falling debris when the towers at the World Trade Center collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, will be installed and dedicated at Trinity Church,...

August 31, 2005

Episcopalians are working tirelessly to assess and respond to the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, a category four hurricane that ripped through the Gulf Coast August 29, leaving at least 120 people dead and countless more...

August 9, 2005

Theological education in the Anglican Communion and translating key liturgical documents into French were given high priority as the Anglican Francophone Network met in Montreal, Canada, July 12-19, to help francophone leaders develop a “...

July 12, 2005

The Church of England moved a step closer to ordaining women as bishops this week while its General Synod, the Church's main governing body, met July 8-12 in York, England. Bishop Tom Butler of Southwark, who opened the Synod debate,...

June 30, 2005

In an unprecedented gathering, more than 1,000 people joined leaders of more than 40 faith communities for an interfaith convocation on June 6 at Washington National Cathedral, united in a common conviction that no one should be hungry...

June 24, 2005

Devoting two business sessions to discussion of peacemaking in Israel and Palestine, the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) on June 24 commenced a three-day focus on ecumenism, and continued the listening process on sexuality issues. "...

June 24, 2005

Recognizing the suffering on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a report from the Anglican Peace and Justice Network (APJN) was received June 24 by the 13th meeting of the Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) assembled at...

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