March 20, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Board of Mission, which is the national mission agency of the Anglican Church of Australia, has called on Anglicans to support partners in Jerusalem and Australia to give the gifts of health and education this Easter.
March 15, 2017
- B’nai B’rith International has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith deplores a new United Nations committee report that accuses Israel of practicing apartheid. According to the Jerusalem Post the report states, “Israel has established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole.”
The report was written for the United Nations Economic and Social...
March 10, 2017
- B’nai B’rith International marks the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Argentina. On March 17, 1992 a suicide bomber drove a truck into the embassy. The explosion killed 29 people and wounded more than 200.
Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a memorial service honoring the victims and their families. His remarks are below.
“The memory of those terrible days in...
March 5, 2017
Taiwan Church News
February 27 - March 5, 2017
Historical Truth Of 228 Massacre Wanted! A Parade Held For The 70th Anniversary Of 228 Massacre Event
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
A significant parade, organized by Nylon Cheng Liberty Foundation, Memorial Foundation of 228, Taiwan Association for Human Rights(TAHR), Tsai Jui-yueh Cultural Foundation, PCT and dozens of civil...
February 23, 2017
[Diocese of Jerusalem] Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem Suheil Dawani on Feb. 21 re-dedicated St. Saviour’s Church in the northern Israel town of Acre.
February 22, 2017
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “The Good Friday Offering is our opportunity to add some of the substance of our lives to the substance of our prayers,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry wrote to the clergy of the Episcopal Church. “The Jesus Movement is about the journey we share with a world desperate to see examples of the love of God lived out in each one of us to empower compassion and mercy for all people in all places.”
Curry wrote in the...
February 14, 2017
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Since the beginning of the year Congress has introduced multiple bills seeking to move the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. This would change over 50 years of U.S. foreign policy. Prior to his inauguration, President Trump said that one of the first things he would do is move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. Since his inauguration, he has said, “I am thinking about the embassy, I am studying the embassy [issue], and we will...
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Mouneer Hanna Anis, primate of the Anglican Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, has described U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to restrict entry to the United States from seven Muslim-majority nations as a “naive” solution based on “generalization and discrimination.” He also criticized the decision to prioritize the refugee applications of Christians in the Middle East.
February 8, 2017
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry,...