April 1, 2017
During the Spring Session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, held at the Chancery March 28-31, 2017, “For the Life of the World” was selected as the theme of the 19th All-American Council [AAC].
The theme of the AAC...
March 31, 2017
Going viral with Father Rocky and Facebook
By Linda Bloom
Father Rocky leads Facebook Workshop
Photo by Shane Nichols
CHICAGO (March 31, 2017) — When the Rev. Francis J. Hoffman decided to boost the reach of Relevant Radio, a Catholic radio network broadcasting in 29 states, via Facebook, he was pleased to have 6,000...
[Diocese of Long Island] Long Island Bishop Lawrence C. Provenzano announced March 29 the appointment of the Rev. Marie A. Tatro as vicar for community justice, a newly created position.
“I am very grateful to Mother Marie Tatro for accepting my invitation to join the staff of the diocese to shepherd the efforts of our clergy and people to serve the vulnerable in our communities in areas of immigration, housing, and equal rights and treatment,” Provenzano said. “Mother...
[Episcopal News Service] La demande en eau devrait augmenter de 55 % d’ici 2030, selon les prévisions et, dans le même temps, il est possible que les ressources globales en eau ne répondent qu’à 60 % des besoins mondiaux.
« L’Afrique, l’Inde, le Moyen-Orient et l’Australie sont en crise », a déclaré ...
March 30, 2017
RCC awards excellence in religion communication at Chicago ceremony
By Jeff Huett, APR
CHICAGO (March 30) — The Religion Communicators Council handed out awards recognizing excellence in about 60 categories of communications and public relations Thursday at its annual conference in Chicago.
The annual DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards, given to active members of RCC, are named in honor of the late Victor DeRose and the late Paul M. Hinkhouse, leading lithographers...
March 29, 2017
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to “change the world” after what they described as a life-changing time at the UN.
The group, drawn from more than 20 countries, said UNCSW61 –which focused on women’s economic empowerment – had been “an invaluable experience of spiritual and political benefit to us and to our communities.”...
March 28, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] La demanda de agua se espera que aumente en un 55 por ciento para 2030 y al mismo tiempo los recursos hídricos solo pueden cubrir el 60 por ciento de las necesidades del mundo.
“África, India, el Oriente Medio y Australia ya están en crisis”, dijo ...
March 24, 2017
[Acts 8 Movement press release] A new minute-long cartoon made for Episcopal churches encourages viewers to see faith in Jesus as a great adventure to which they are invited. Any congregation in the Episcopal Church can use the video created by the Acts 8 Movement on websites or social media as part of a digital evangelism strategy to share good news and to invite people to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The video begins with a woman jetpacking across the...