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February 29, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] This is the last in a series of interviews ENS is publishing during Black History Month featuring interviews with Episcopalians involved in the civil rights movement and the church’s work of reconciliation....

February 23, 2012

In 1965, seminarian Judy Upham stayed with the West family of Selma, Alabama, while working for civil rights. Photo/Jonathan Daniels [Episcopal News Service] During Black History Month, ENS is publishing interviews with...

February 20, 2012

Tim Schenck [Episcopal News Service] Anyone who considers Lent boring or deadly serious never met the Rev. Tim Schenck. While other Episcopalians may be contemplating whether to give up chocolate or alcohol, or which spiritual...

February 19, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] During Black History Month, ENS is publishing interviews with Episcopalians involved in the civil rights movement and the church’s work of reconciliation. Dorothy "Happy" Jones “I like making trouble,”...

February 15, 2012

Catherine Meeks is a member of St. Francis' Episcopal Church, Macon, Georgia, and the Diocese of Atlanta Anti-Racism Commission. She holds a doctorate from Emory University and is the retired Clara Carter Acree distinguished professor...

February 12, 2012

Danielle Baker, playing the role of Underground Railroad conductor Harriet Tubman, guides her first group of fellow parishioners portraying escaped slaves through a back door into the St. Peter's Episcopal Church parish house en route to...

January 30, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] For many, the Holocaust remains the ultimate example of evil. A retired Episcopal priest in Florida can take pride in knowing a family member confronted that evil and saved thousands of lives. Frank Foley “was...

January 8, 2012

Saint Hilda’s House interns have been serving as chaplains for Occupy in New Haven, Connecticut. They have held services, especially compline, regularly and helped organize others to offer different types of spiritual support such as...

December 17, 2011

Retired Episcopal bishop George E. Packard (purple robe) and other protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement are detained after climbing a ladder to trespass on a privately-owned piece of land near Juan Pablo Duarte...

December 5, 2011

[Episcopal News Service] As inevitable as Advent wreaths and Christmas pageants, music fills Episcopal churches throughout the holiday season. Congregations embrace services of Lessons and Carols and performances of Handel’s “Messiah” as...

December 4, 2011

  On the morning of Dec. 5 Duarte Square, a City of New York park at Sixth Avenue and Canal Street stood empty save for a single woman sitting on a park bench and an NYPD van parked opposite a bronze statute of Juan Pablo...

November 16, 2011

Students from the University of California at Berkeley join in the "Occupy" protest near the campus. Photo/Daniel Joslyn-Siemiatkoski [Episcopal News Service] As the worldwide protest movement against economic injustice that started with...

November 16, 2011

As the worldwide protest movement against economic injustice that started with Occupy Wall Street (OWS) in New York enters its third month, participants and their supporters in the religious community are regrouping in some locations after...

November 15, 2011

Occupy Wall Street protesters converge on a property partially owned by Trinity Episcopal Church in New York after they were ousted from their former encampment in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. Photo/Courtesy of Michael Sniffen [Episcopal...

November 15, 2011

As Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestors regrouped after New York police ousted them in a pre-dawn Nov. 15 raid from the movement's original encampment in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, Episcopal clergy and other interfaith leaders in...

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