April 24, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] Attorneys representing 14 Episcopal bishops filed a friend-of-the-court brief on April 21 in support of appellees and in affirmation of U.S. district court in Hawaii in opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration in the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit.
On March 15, a federal...
March 28, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] President Donald Trump on March 28 signed an executive order instructing regulators to rewrite rules aimed at curbing carbon emissions and other environmental regulations at the...
March 13, 2017
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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,...
February 7, 2017
[Diocese of Olympia] The Episcopal Diocese of Olympia has joined with the ACLU to file a lawsuit against the federal government in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries. While the words Muslim and Islam are never specifically mentioned in the executive order, references to “honor killings” and “radicalization” evoke the worst stereotypes of the...