Diocese of Ecuador Central

Articles

April 24, 2017

Vacant lots and ruined buildings in Portoviejo’s central business district are signs of the city’s slow recovery. Photo: Ernesto Chiran

[Episcopal News Service] It was nice out that afternoon, so Lidilia Alvarado, 71, was taking a walk near Tarqui beach with her niece. Suddenly, she...

April 17, 2016

Red Cross members, military and police officers work at a collapsed area in the Tarqui neighborhood of Manta on April 17, 2016, after an earthquake struck off Ecuador’s Pacific coast. Reuters/Guillermo Granja

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Episcopalians...

November 6, 2014

By: The Rev. Eulogio Quito Luis Paguay

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Ecuador una pequeña comuna, de América del sur, donde vivimos 15 millones de habitantes de las cuales 3 millones somos indígenas  pertenecientes a 12 etnias,  cada uno con su propia lengua, tradiciones, costumbres, espiritualidad, cultura,  tenemos en común...

November 6, 2014

By: The Rev. Eulogio Quito Luis Paguay

Chimborazo Ecuador is a small community in the south, where 15 million people live in America, 3 million of which are indigenous from 12 ethnic groups, each with its own language, traditions, customs, spirituality, and culture. We have our common values ​​such as respect for the family,...

September 19, 2011

For the "sake of the diocese" the leadership of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Ecuador – including members of the Standing Committee, Bishop Luis Fernando Ruiz, the chancellor, its legal representative and all other diocesan leaders – have agreed to resign by Oct. 1.

Presiding Bishop...

September 18, 2011

Vehicle and foot traffic flows uninterrupted on the bridge separating Colombia and Ecuador at Tulcán, a border town where annually thousands of Colombians cross over, seeking refuge from violence and persecution. The national police are present on both sides, but no one is stopped, no questions...

September 17, 2011

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached to a full house Sept. 18 at Catedral de El Señor here reminding those present that conflict has marked human life since Cain and Abel.

"It is very good for brothers and sisters to live together in peace – even if it doesn'€™t happen...

September 15, 2011

In the Comité del Pueblo section of Quito, the Episcopal Diocese of Central Ecuador operates "El Portal de Belen," a day care center serving some 70-80 at-risk children and toddlers.

The center operates Monday through Friday from 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. year-round, providing early childhood...

September 15, 2011

En la sección Comité del Pueblo en Quito, la Diócesis Episcopal de Ecuador Central dirige "El Portal de Belén", una guardería infantil que atiende de 70 a 80 niños pequeños en situaciones de riesgo.

La guardería funciona de lunes a viernes, de 7 A.M. a 5 P.M. todo el año, y brinda...

June 16, 2011

An ongoing conflict between the bishop and Standing Committee of the Diocese of Ecuador Central must be resolved by following procedures laid out in the church's canons, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in a June 17 letter to the people of the diocese.

The presiding bishop...

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