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October 14, 2011

The Rev. Richard Tolliver didn't go to St. Edmund's Episcopal Church at 61st Street and Michigan Avenue in the Washington Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, with the intention of building affordable housing.

Yet 20 years later, the St. Edmund's Redevelopment Corporation has...

October 4, 2011

After spending a year as a Young Adult Service Corps volunteer teaching Xhosa children in Grahamstown, South Africa, Travis Shields, 23, has decided to change the course of his life.

Rather than pursue a Ph.D. in medical physics, he's decided to study medicine with the hope of one day...

October 3, 2011

Despite a warm, sunny afternoon in Colombia's Valle de Cauca region, the words of Juan's poem, titled "If I die before you do," sent chills down my spine and tears to my eyes.

Juan's eloquent poetry, written with only a third-grade education, portrays the nightmare that he and his family...

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...

June 15, 2011

The appointment of two new staff members who will focus on the Episcopal Church's international relations was announced on June 15: Lynnaia Rochelle Main has been named as global relations officer and the Rev. Canon Robert D. Edmunds as Middle East partnership officer.

The announcement...

March 1, 2011

On a recent visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, retired Pakistani Bishop Mano Rumalshah of Peshawar described his diocese as "not a church for the poor, because there are too many. We are a church of the poor."

Rumalshah and the new bishop of Peshawar, the Rt. Rev. Humphrey Sarfaraz...

March 1, 2011

On a recent visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, retired Pakistani Bishop Mano Rumalshah of Peshawar described his diocese as "not a church for the poor, because there are too many. We are a church of the poor."

Rumalshah and the new bishop of Peshawar, the Rt. Rev. Humphrey Sarfaraz...

February 15, 2011

One of the leaders of the post-denominational Protestant churches in China recently met with the presiding bishop and others in the Episcopal Church to explore the possibility of future seminary education partnerships and exchanges, and to ask for support for an upcoming Bible exhibition.

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November 11, 2010

Sudan is in the news more and more these days and will continue to be as the Jan. 9 referendum on independence draws nearer. It is a sensational and important story, and such stories make the headlines. But if you just hear about Sudan in the news, you might come away with the feeling that all...

August 29, 2010

As the All Africa Bishops Conference in Entebbe, Uganda, drew to a close Aug. 29, participants said they'd been encouraged by the bishops' determination "not to be distracted from the urgent business of leading the church in the 21st century," the Rev. Canon Petero Sabune, Africa partnerships...

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