April 18, 2017
[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] The Rt. Rev. Robert (Bob) Hibbs died peacefully in his home surrounded by family on April 17. He was 84.
April 12, 2017
March 29, 2017
Are you an American Baptist woman concerned about Christian-Muslim relations? Would you appreciate the chance to personally relate to Muslim women who share that concern?
You’re invited to participate May 8-12 in a “Virtual Mission Encounter” offered by American Baptist Women’s Ministries (ABWM). Through daily activities and evening conference calls with special guests you can experience and...
March 11, 2017
Simpson, PA: E PA Diocese issues appeal for Fr. John Nightingale
Following the celebration of a Presanctified Liturgy during Great Lent 2016, Priest John Nightingale—then Acting Rector of Saint Basil Church, Simpson, PA—experienced a tragic accidental fall. While he regained sensation in his arms and legs, he was unable to walk and had minimal use of his arms and hands and, according to His Eminence, Archbishop Mark of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania,...
March 3, 2017
Ecumenical Declaration: Protecting Welcome, Restoring Hope
We representatives of Protestant, Orthodox and Anglican communions in the United States, Church World Service and the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States, gathered together this 10th day of February, 2017, seek to join our efforts to those of other re...
Washington Post religion reporter Julie Zauzmer shares stories with the DC chapter
By Richard Chung, Intern, Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty
Julie Zauzmer, religion reporter for The Washington Post
The Pope’s 2015 visit to the U.S. was one of the biggest religion stories of the year. Little did Julie Zauzmer...
March 1, 2017
[Diocese of California] The following is a statement from the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of California.
On behalf of the Episcopal Diocese of California, I want to extend my heartfelt condolences to the families and communities affected by the desecration of the Jewish cemeteries in Philadelphia on Sunday and in St. Louis last week. The incidents come as Jewish community centers and schools around the country are experiencing an...
February 27, 2017
- Alarming Uptick in anti-Semitic Threats and Attacks Demands Action
B'nai B'rith calls for the U.S. Justice Department to appoint a special coordinator on domestic anti-Semitism. This official would focus the Department's efforts to monitor anti-Semitic hate crimes and pursue those responsible. He or she would also cooperate with officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security in their...
February 24, 2017
February 16, 2017
- Archbishop Melchisedek and Bishop Paul with 2016 Small Parish Forum participants, Canton, OH.
The Orthodox Church in America’s Archdiocese of Western Pennsylvania and Diocese of the Midwest will co-sponsor the fourth annual Small Parish Forum at Saint John the Baptist Church, New Kensington, PA July 13-15 2016.
“The Forum will focus on specific parish situations common to the numerous ‘small...