April 1, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Cuando el obispo de California, Marc Andrus, quiere entablar una conversación con alguien acerca del cambio climático no saca a relucir datos estadísticos, más bien comienza con una pregunta de este tipo: ¿cuándo fue la última vez que ha tenido una experiencia de asombro ante el mundo natural?
“Si podemos volver a conectar a la gente con eso, o exponerlos a una experiencia novedosa con el asombro, es un magnífico punto de partida para...
March 30, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] When California Bishop Marc Andrus wants to engage people in a conversation about climate change he doesn’t throw statistics at them, rather he begins with a question like: When was the last time you had an experience of wonder in the natural world?
“If we can connect people back to it, or open them up for a fresh experience with wonder, it’s a great starting place for recovering a sense of why [climate change] is a moral issue,” said Andrus,...
March 21, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City, Utah] During its March 19-21 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
* Condemn the use of religion for the purpose of advancing political agendas directed at terrorizing, victimizing, and oppressing individuals and communities and...
March 16, 2015
The Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) to consult with the Presbyterian-Reformed Church in Cuba
March 16, 2015
March 5, 2015
In the final dialogue session between the Catholic Church and the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) participants summed up their discussions on the themes of justification and sanctification, word and sacrament and justice in preparation of the final report, “Justification and Sacramentality: The Christian Community as an Agent of Justice.”
The final report is expected to be completed in 2017 and will be presented to the WCRC’s executive committee and the...
February 24, 2015
An ecumenical workshop held recently in Matanzas, Cuba, strongly promoted life-affirming epistemologies that can help to envision and construct alternatives to inequitable and destructive socio-economic systems that prevail in today’s world....
February 19, 2015
[Episcopal Relief and Development]
Lord, when was it that
We saw you hungry and gave you food?
We saw you thirsty and gave you something to drink?
We saw you a stranger and welcomed you?
We saw you sick and took care of you?
We saw you in prison and visited you?
‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these...
February 5, 2015
Peter Eaton, de 56 años de edad, deán de la catedral de Denver, Colorado, ha sido electo obispo coadjutor (auxiliar con derecho a sucesión) de la diócesis del Sureste de la Florida que tiene su sede en Miami. La elección tuvo lugar en la cuarta votación. Desde el principio Eaton llevaba una ligera ventaja. Hijo de clérigo, su padre fue profesor de seminario en Barbados y Puerto Rico. Eaton hizo la mayor parte de sus estudios en Inglaterra y habla español, inglés y francés. Sucederá al...
February 3, 2015
- U.S. religious groups, including United Methodists, worked behind the scenes to encourage better relations between U.S., Cuba.
January 30, 2015
January 30, 2015
The Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), presented the following resolution during a gathering in Matanzas, Cuba of...