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 inclusive” reconstruction in the country.
There had been various violent incidents in the country for a number of years but the current civil war began in March...
December 11, 2015
December 7, 2015
[Anglican Journal] History was made in Uruguay on Nov. 22 with the first-ever ordination of women to the Anglican priesthood in the country.
The Rev. Audrey Taylor Gonzalez, the Rev. Cynthia Myers Dickin and the Rev. Susana Lopez Lerena were ordained priests on the Feast of the Reign of Christ at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Montevideo. All three had been deacons since the late ’90s, according to an email sent to the Anglican Journal by the...
November 30, 2015
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November 16, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service] Church services and vigils have been held throughout the world in response to the terror attacks on Nov. 13 in Paris which killed at least 129 people. As they were taking place, Anglican leaders continued to reflect on the atrocities.
“The sorrow in Paris is heart-breaking and the evil of those who planned and perpetrated the Paris atrocities is beyond measure or words,” Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby...
[Anglican Alliance] The Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil (IEAB) is assisting families who have lost their homes following torrential rain and flooding in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, the Anglican Alliance has learned.
The dioceses of Pelotas, Southern Brazil and South Western Brazil are providing food, clothing and shelter in Porto Alegre, Pelotas and Santa Maria, the capital and third and fifth largest cities, respectively, of...