Reconciliation

Articles

May 31, 2006

General Convention will consider both major and minor changes to canons on ministry and discipline in Columbus.

The Standing Commission on Ministry Development proposes a new system for enforcing discipline on church leaders. Members call the current canons (rules), known as Title 4,...

December 31, 2004

Unafraid to speak openly about the spread of AIDS from older men to young girls in Africa, Nema Aluku, 2004 Anglican Communion delegate from Kenya to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women, helped change the conversation about sexuality in her country.

Jyotsna Patro of the...

September 26, 2004

San Francisco author and essayist Richard Rodriguez challenged a gathering of 132 bishops to think "brown," as they meet here through September 27 to discuss reconciliation and communion.

The story of Christianity is the story of brown, the story of melded cultures and blended traditions...

September 23, 2004

Continuing their work on the theme of reconciliation, the bishops of the Episcopal Church, meeting September 23-28 in Spokane, Washington, opened their proceedings yesterday with a session that welcomed international guests and underscored their priorities to the global community.

Bishop...

August 31, 2004

I am only 17 years old -- I barely have any money, energy or even time that I can devote to whatever I choose. I've spent the past months preparing to be confirmed into the Episcopal Church, and earlier this year I was.

It is sort of strange to be entering the church at this time in its...

February 27, 2004

The television department of Trinity Church, Wall Street, has released a video featuring Bishop Steven Charleston, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School (EDS), offering meditations on justice, compassion, and reconciliation. Designed to accompany the curriculum "Good News: A...

February 10, 2004

Representatives from the Episcopal Church of the United States of America (ECUSA), the Reformed Episcopal Church (REC) and the Anglican Province of America (APA)met in Orlando, Florida on January 13 to continue a sixty-year dialogue between the Reformed Episcopal Church and ECUSA. Since the REC...

November 14, 2003

In June 2002 the Diocese of New Westminster in the Anglican Church of Canada voted by a substantial majority to authorize the blessing of same-gender relationships, launching an international firestorm that is still smoldering.

Eight parishes out of 80 walked out of the synod meeting in...

August 3, 2003

“The day the first atomic bomb was dropped, it was a fine day,” recalled retired Bishop Joseph Noriaki Iida of the Diocese of Kyushu, Japan. An exhibitor at the 2003 General Convention, Iida was a 16-year-old student at a naval academy 10 miles south of Hiroshima the day the Enola Gay dropped...

August 1, 2003

From his sobering opening reference to the day just ended in Accra, Ghana – “a day with many acts of beauty, of mercy” but also full of death – to his concluding challenge, Jeffrey Sachs engaged his audience in a vision of hope, one that requires accepting responsibility for a whole world....

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