December 4, 2013
[Church of England] Young people are being given a taste of life behind the dog collar with the launch of the Church of England Ministry Experience Scheme (CEMES), run by the Ministry Division.
The scheme, which began with a pilot phase (see case studies below) this September in four dioceses, is a one-year program of theological teaching, practical experience and personal...
November 18, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Steering Group of the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) has said that in many parts of the Communion full value is not yet given to Anglican women’s organizations that contribute to God’s mission among marginalized women and girls.
In a communiqué issued after their UK meeting, Steering Group members reflected on the place of women in the Anglican Communion and concluded that more needed to be done to ensure...
November 11, 2013
[International Anglican Women's Network press release] On the first day of their London meeting, members of the International Anglican Women’s Network (IAWN) Steering Group were delighted to learn of the election of Agnes Abuom as the first woman and first African moderator of the World Council of Churches Central Committee.
IAWN Steering Group member Claudette...
October 28, 2013
Michigan Diocesan Convention, Detroit
Feast of Alfred the Great
25 October 2013
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Today we’re remembering Alfred the Great, who was king of the West Saxons and then the first king of all England. Born in 849 as fourth son to King Aethelwulf, at a time of pretty constant Danish incursions, he became king at age 22 after his father and brothers...
October 22, 2013
[Lambeth Palace press release] In this short film, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby talks about the christening of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, as well as the broader significance of baptism.
Archbishop Justin will baptise Prince George on Weds 23rd October at the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace, London.
The film features footage from an interview with Archbishop Justin Welby conducted at Lambeth Palace, along with shots...
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin preached in Nairobi Oct. 20 during a visit in the wake of the Westgate mall attack last month.
He was a guest of Archbishop of Kenya Eliud Wabukala.
During a sermon at All Saints Cathedral, the archbishop said the pain endured by people had been “very great...
October 17, 2013
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October 4, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has said that he was “moved to tears” to welcome recently released Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kattey and his wife, Beatrice Kattey, to Lambeth Palace yesterday.
Kattey, who is dean and archbishop of the Niger Delta province, and his wife were kidnapped on Sept. 6 near their residence in the southern city of Port Harcourt. Mrs Kattey was released a few hours later, but Archbishop Kattey was held for more...