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July 31, 2009

Christians in Kenya say Islamic courts are not necessary but some unnamed Muslims in the east African country have been quoted as saying if such institutions are not in the constitution, they could break away and form their own state. This week representatives of the two different faiths...

May 4, 2009

Bishop Wilfrido Ramos-Orench will join the Episcopal Church's diocesan services team on August 15 as a part-time partnership officer for Province IX, which includes Latin America and the Caribbean. Ramos-Orench is currently serving as provisional bishop of the Diocese of Central Ecuador. As...

November 5, 2008

Twenty-six-year-old Jesse Zink considers himself a missionary; just not a traditional one.

"I have no interest in thumping the Bible over any poor people's heads in the middle of nowhere," he said during a recent visit to the Episcopal Church Center in New York.

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December 13, 2007

Do you remember the image of the lion lying down with the lamb and people beating their swords into plowshares? It is one of the most beautiful visions associated with Christmas, one that I yearn for, but I have always parked that image in the "gorgeous but not happening anywhere I know…"...

October 10, 2007

The rich mission history of the Episcopal Church owes much of its success to two things: opportunity and innovation.

After the American Revolution, the church faced the same dilemma as the new country: how to establish itself as separate from England and still maintain its traditions. A...

March 30, 2007

Brother James Teets, manager of partnership services in the Episcopal Church's Office of Anglican and Global Relations, speaks about the Good Friday Offering, an opportunity for Episcopalians to participate in the life of the church in the Middle East.

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February 8, 2007

Tanzanian Bishop Mdimi Mhogolo of the Dodoma-based Diocese of Central Tanganyika, in January 26 Epiphany letter, questions the legitimacy of singling out the Episcopal Church on matters of human sexuality when the issues permeate throughout "all of our development and mission partners."

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February 8, 2007

Tanzanian Bishop Mdimi Mhogolo of the Dodoma-based Diocese of Central Tanganyika, in January 26 Epiphany letter, questions the legitimacy of singling out the Episcopal Church on matters of human sexuality when the issues permeate throughout "all of our development and mission partners."

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September 14, 2006

The Rev. Bob Blackwell and wife Kay, appointed missionaries of the Episcopal Church who live in Damascus, Syria, were at their home on September 12 when Syrian guards foiled an attempt by suspected Al Qaeda-linked militants to blow up the U.S. embassy.

The guards exchanged fire outside...

January 29, 2004

Texas-based missionaries in Tanzania find spiritual energy among the poorest of the poor, amid drought, poverty and disease.

Sponsored by St. Christopher's, League City and friends from throughout Texas, the Rev. Jerry Kramer and his wife Stacy, along with their three children, are...

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