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April 22, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Immigration and minorities were chief topics of discussion at a meeting of the Anglican-Jewish Commission in March in Jerusalem. One particular focus was the situation facing Christians in the Middle East. They agreed that any responses to the situation must be...

April 22, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans in Canada are being asked to pray for the peace of Jerusalem next month, on a date designated Jerusalem Sunday by the province. The Church’s General Synod passed a resolution at its 2013 meeting to “observe the Seventh Sunday of Easter, commonly known...

April 16, 2018

[World Council of Churches] The World Council of Churches, or WCC, has urged the international community to find a way to break the cycle of violence in Syria. A WCC statement issued April 16 came two days after the U.S., France and the U.K. carried out missile strikes following a suspected...

April 11, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, who visited Gaza City days before protests began along the fence separating the Gaza Strip from Israel, has added the Episcopal Church’s name to a joint statement protesting Israel’s deadly response to the violence.

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March 29, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry carries the cross while he and other pilgrims walk the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem on Good Friday. Photo: Ben Gray/ Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land

[Episcopal News Service – Jerusalem] The cold early-morning...

March 28, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry washes congregants’ feet March 29 at the Anglican Cathedral Church of St. George the Martyr in Jerusalem during the cathedral’s Maundy Thursday service. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service

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March 28, 2018

Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Jordan and Patriarchal Commission to Bethlehem Theophylaktos leads Presiding Bishop Michael Curry through a courtyard as they make their way to his office in the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. The Very Rev. Hosam Naoum, dean of...

March 28, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches in the chapel of Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City on March 26. Jerusalem Archbishop Suheil Dawani is seated behind him. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Jerusalem] On Maundy...

March 27, 2018

Some of the children enrolled in St. Matthew’s kindergarten in Zababdeh in the West Bank gather around the altar at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church for a photo. Photo: Mary Frances/Episcopal News Service

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March 26, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry hands a toddler back to her mother while visiting a session for mothers and their young children at Al Ahli Arab Hospital in Gaza City. Jerusalem Archbishop Suheil Dawani is at right. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service...

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