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March 6, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] A book to help Anglicans everywhere to engage more deeply with and become more informed about the issues surrounding the situation in the Holy Land is now available.

Land of Promise? An Anglican exploration of Christian attitudes to the Holy Land, with...

March 5, 2014

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] “All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.” — 2 Corinthians 5: 18

Dear Fellow Advocates,

Today begins Lent and, as in years past, the Episcopal Public Policy Network is...

February 28, 2014

[National Interreligious Leadership Initiative for Peace in the Middle East press release] In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry thirty-three leaders of Jewish, Christian and Muslim national religious organizations advocated that “public support by leaders and members of our three...

February 4, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  “I continue to be inspired by the Christians who are a small fraction of the population of most of the nations throughout the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori writes in the annual...

January 13, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa has expressed its gratitude to the many Christians in Egypt and around the world for their monetary and material support towards helping the “poorest of the poor.”

This was contained...

November 25, 2013

Gavin Rogers shares drinks with residents from “Garbage City,” or the Zabaleen community. His guide, Wael Fahim, is seated on the far left, wearing a white shirt. Photo: Matthew Aragones

[Episcopal News Service] Hearing about unrest in a country doesn’t...

October 9, 2013

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has welcomed a new Amnesty International report calling on Egypt to prevent “deeply disturbing” attacks on Coptic Christians.

The report describes an “unprecedented” level of attacks against Coptic Christians following...

October 1, 2013

The Anglican Centre in Qatar.

[Episcopal News Service] Christianity in Qatar was once an underground religion, but today it thrives, thanks in part to people like the Rev. Bill Schwartz, an Anglican priest and an Episcopal Church missionary.

The Christian...

September 12, 2013

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement on the situation in Syria.

The situation in Syria continues to evolve.  The death and violence that have been wrought on the...

September 11, 2013

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is responding to the ongoing crisis in Syria through two local partners, the Holy Land Institute for the Deaf (HLID) in Jordan and the Lebanon-based Fellowship of Middle East Evangelical Churches (FMEEC) in...

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