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April 9, 2016

[Episcopal Peace Fellowship press release] The Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s Palestine Israel Network (PIN) commends the recent request by U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy – as well as supporters in the House of Representatives – to Secretary of State John Kerry for an investigation into...

March 3, 2016

The sun sets over the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. Photo: World Vision

[Church Times] There is a saying about Azraq refugee camp: the only risk is that you will die from boredom.

Its orderliness is evident from satellite images: tidy rows of white blocks gradually filling a...

December 14, 2015

[Anglican Communion News Service] U.N.-led peace talks between the warring parties in Yemen get underway Dec. 15 and the Archdeacon in the Gulf, the Venerable Bill Schwartz, has called for prayers that the talks will lead to a “real resolution and reconciliation” resulting in a “truly...

November 25, 2015

[Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem] The Most Rev. Suheil S. Dawani, Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, has issued his 2015 Christmas message and encourages the use of a Litany for Peace in the Holy Land. The message and the litany follow.

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

I...

September 17, 2015

We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, are distressed that our schools in Israel are on strike for more than two weeks. It hurts to see 33,000 students from all faiths and denominations out of their classrooms, while hundreds of teachers and employees are watching their...

September 14, 2015

Students at Christ Church, Nazareth, photographed in 2008. Photo: Diocese of Jerusalem

[Anglican Communion News Service] Arab Israeli schools last week joined a “strike” in solidarity with Christian schools in Israel that have remained closed from the start of the new academic...

September 10, 2015

By: episcoglobal

Archbishop Suheil Dawani and the Rev. Canon Robert Edmunds in Jerusalem.

The Rev. Canon Robert (Bob) Edmunds and his wife Deborah served as missionaries of The Episcopal Church in the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem from 2008 to 2011. Working with Archbishop Suheil Dawani, the...

September 8, 2015

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican churches and congregations around the globe are responding to the Syrian refugee crisis with offers of help, support, prayers and political lobbying.

In New Zealand, Anglican Archbishop Philip Richardson has joined forces with his Roman...

July 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s annual Good Friday Offering appeal, which gathers and distributes funds in support of ministries throughout the Anglican Communion’s Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, is celebrating its most generous collection in 10 years.

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July 2, 2015

Editor’s note: The quotes from Bishop James Magness have been changed to clarify the purpose of his message to the House of Bishops.

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Bishops sent a strong and clear message July 2 that divestment from companies and...

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