June 10, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 2000 people in the three archdeaconries of Tonj east area in Wau diocese of South Sudan were confirmed by the bishop during his recent trip around the diocese.
The Rt. Rev. Moses Deng Bol told ACNS that the confirmations were done over eight days during a tour of his diocese that covers two out of the 10 states of South Sudan and measures more than 13,000 square kilometers (8078 square miles).
“These are very serious...
June 9, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon June 9 during the June 8-10 meeting of the Executive Council at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland. The Holy Eucharist used the day’s proper (1 Kings 17:8-16 (17-24),...
June 3, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori gave the following address during the 25th anniversary Preaching Excellence Conference May 30 at the Roslyn Conference and Retreat Center near Richmond, Virginia.
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
I want to invite us to consider what kinds of proclamation are likely to be...
[Trinity Wall Street] Trinity Wall Street announced today that the Rev. Canon Benjamin Musoke-Lubega has been named the new Director of Faith in Action, a programming arm that encompasses the historic Episcopal parish’s outreach in Lower Manhattan and its esteemed national and international grant-making. Since formal inception of the Trinity Grants Program in the early 1970s, a robust series of grants has focused on supporting the flourishing of the African continent. Musoke-...
May 14, 2013
May 14, 2013
JUBA, South Sudan
South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit emphasized the strong potential of churches in helping to develop their new country during a conversation in this capital...
May 8, 2013
[Refugee Council USA press release] On the eve of the U.S. Senate’s first markup of the bipartisan immigration reform bill, a wide array of faith leaders are urging legislators to ensure that comprehensive immigration reform upholds the United States’ proud history and tradition of protecting and welcoming refugees, asylum-seekers, and those fleeing persecution.
Rabbi Steve Gutow, president of the...
The following statement was released by the Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue after their fourth meeting May 2 to 5 in Cape Town, South Africa. More information, and other statatements from the Consultation, are also available online.
A Testimony of Hope
The fourth Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue...
[Anglican Communion News Service] The president of South Sudan has appointed the archbishop of the Episcopal Church of Sudan to chair the national reconciliation committee “trying to heal the mental wounds”’ in the world’s newest nation after 40 years of war.
Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul was appointed by Salva Kiir, who was facing many questions from the public and the media about why the he had earlier suspended the “much-needed” national reconciliation...
May 7, 2013
A TESTIMONY OF HOPE
THE FOURTH CONSULTATION OF ANGLICAN BISHOPS IN DIALOGUE
The fourth consultation among Canadian, American and African bishops took place in Cape Town South Africa from Thursday May 2nd to Sunday May 5th 2013. We met in the context of worship, prayer, Scripture reading and the breaking of bread. Through the presentation of papers, continuing conversation, and growing relationships we engaged in...
April 20, 2013
- Denomination’s top court says complaint process still incomplete; rules only that South Sudan pastor be paid.