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June 14, 2004

In his opening comments to the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, meeting June 11-14 in Burlington, Vermont, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold reviewed his extensive travel around the church and the Anglican Communion in recent...

June 6, 2004

New understanding among Episcopalians and Anglicans from Africa, the Americas and elsewhere worldwide emerged as Episcopal Communicators met June 2-5 at Kanuga, North Carolina, in a conference that was deliberately planned to "listen" and...

June 2, 2004

The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), meeting May 28 - June 5 at Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, elected Archbishop Andrew Hutchison of Montreal as its 12th primate May 31 in a four-ballot vote that took...

June 1, 2004

The Rev. Canon Patrick Mauney, director of Anglican and Global Relations (AGR) for the Episcopal Church, announced his retirement June 1 after thirteen years overseeing its relations with other provinces of the Anglican Communion. His...

May 18, 2004

Understanding the 'unchurched' and cultivating the ability to communicate in broad contexts are essential for the Episcopal Church to achieve its objectives to take seriously Jesus' command to "build my church" and to...

May 11, 2004

Nancy Dinsmore, an American nurse working as director of development and communication for the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, is debating her future in Israel. Recently, Dinsmore's visa expired and the Israeli Ministry of Interior...

May 10, 2004

Stressing the importance of dialogue, discernment and collaboration as the key to working through differences, the 19th annual conference of the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes (CEEP) met in Atlanta May 5-8, under the banner "The...

May 4, 2004

United Nations secretary general and Nobel peace prize winner Kofi Annan opened Trinity Institute's 35th national conference May 2 to a capacity crowd at New York’s Trinity Church, Wall Street, speaking on the notion of evil in...

May 3, 2004

The historic chapel of St. Paul, downtown Manhattan's oldest public building in continuous use, unveiled a spectacular "Ground Zero" exhibit May 2 in honor of the remarkable volunteer-driven relief effort following the tragic...

April 26, 2004

Episcopalians joined more than one million people, representing 100 religious and religiously-affiliated organizations and congregations, to march on Washington, D.C., April 25 in support of women’s reproductive rights at home and abroad....

April 16, 2004

Archbishop Peter Akinola of Nigeria, chair of the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA), declared April 15 that African Anglican primates will refuse money from any US diocese that allows gay men and lesbians to function as clergy...

April 8, 2004

Even as the world remembers the tenth anniversary of the devastating genocide in Rwanda, during which more than 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were slaughtered by Hutu extremists, religious leaders and human rights activists are drawing...

April 2, 2004

During an election year, the importance of casting informed votes and underlining how each and every ballot makes a difference cannot be emphasized enough, according to Faithful Democracy, a coalition of religious organizations which is...

March 30, 2004

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, is visiting the U.S. this week to convene the third Building Bridges seminar--a dialogue of Muslim and Christian scholars--which commenced today at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Following...

March 24, 2004

The bishops of the Episcopal Church, meeting March 19-25 in Camp Allen, Texas, have pledged to work together "with generosity of spirit in order that the church might live the fullness of the gospel for the sake of the world." In a...

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