April 21, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Task Group set up by last year’s Primates’ gathering has been meeting in London this week with the emphasis on understanding diversity within the Anglican Communion – and recognizing the many areas of unity.
April 20, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg, a member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, will be one of three guest faculty at Bexley Seabury Seminary’s Convocation 2017, where he is scheduled to receive an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.
Bexley Seabury alums, faculty, staff and supporters will gather April 26 in Chicago, Illinois, to learn from and be inspired by...
April 19, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] A team of Bible translators in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, working against the backdrop of civil unrest and religious persecution, has completed the first translation of the Bible into the Central Kurdish Sorani language.
For the last eight years, Church Mission Society partners have worked alongside indigenous Kurds and other foreign nationals drafting text, checking names, terminology and style, and finally checking both the Old and New...
April 18, 2017
[Trinity Episcopal Cathedral press release] Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will hold a special “Service of Prayer and Vigil on the Eve of Executions” at 6 p.m. April 20.
Our prayers and music for this solemn occasion are Easter-themed. They will be for the men sentenced to death and their loved ones...
[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] The Rt. Rev. Robert (Bob) Hibbs died peacefully in his home surrounded by family on April 17. He was 84.
[Anglican Communion News Service] Calling on his students and colleagues to “think differently,” W. Franklin Evans was inaugurated on April 7 as the ninth president of Voorhees College, exactly 120 years to the day when educator Elizabeth Evelyn Wright opened the school for children of former slaves that grew into the College.
“I will uphold the mission established by the founder,” Evans said at his inauguration, “as I work to make Voorhees a premier institution of...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop Theophile Botomazava of the Diocese of Antsiranana in Madagascar has visited several parishes badly affected by cyclone Enawo. The cyclone made landfall in the northeast part of the island last month. About 10,000 people were forced to leave their homes because of the damage. Bishop Theophile has appealed for outside assistance.