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  1. Twenty minutes with Robert MacSwainRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Living Church

    ... and as Ramsey Fellow and chaplain at St. Chad's College, University of Durham. A doctoral fellow of the Episcopal Church Foundation, he serves as associate professor of theology at the University of the South's School of Theology, and is a visiting ...


  2. The 50th anniversary of the greatest religious movement few have heard ofRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Religion News Service

    This month marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the most important Catholic lay movement of the past century. The Catholic Charismatic Renewal ranks second only to Protestant Pentecostalism among significant new Christian movements to emerge over the past century.


  3. North Topeka church receives $231,000 grant from National Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Capital-Journal

    A North Topeka church with a long history in the civil rights movement on Sunday afternoon celebrated a historical preservation grant it recently was awarded from the U.S. National Park Service. About 65 people turned out for the hour-long program at St. Mark's African Methodist Episcopal Church, 801 N.W. Harrison.


  4. Senior Anglican cleric feels church has 'stonewalled' on bishop costsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | Belfast Today

    A leading figure in the Church of Ireland has accused church authorities of "stonewalling" over the cost of a bishops' weekend residential meeting at a luxury golf resort near Dublin. In November 2016, the CoI bishops spent the weekend at the Portmarnock Hotel and golf complex - but it is not clear what was discussed, or how much the trip cost.


  5. #RefugeinMusic at St. John the DivineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | New Yorker

    As any stroll around northwest Brooklyn-once the "city of churches"-will reveal, there are a lot of churches in New York that don't have a lot of people in them. Most mainline Christian denominations have been affected by a nationwide downturn in attendance, and the Episcopal Church is no exception.


  6. Bishops' Statement on Religious Liberty Misses the MarkRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Commonweal

    In a recent letter to our elected officials, I expressed pride in the U.S. Catholic Church's support of religious liberty. Over recent years, the bishops in particular have offered a necessary check on certain federal agencies that have not prioritized our first and most cherished liberty.


  7. Standing Rock clergy uses faith for peaceful protest - An AP Member...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | The Navajo Times

    John Floberg was on his way home from a national meeting of the Episcopal Church when he saw live video of protesters squaring off with police at a northern ``front line'' camp on N.D. Highway 1806. The conflict was escalating _ fast.


  8. Archbishops' letter - responses and press reportsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Thinking Anglicans

    In response to the joint letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York released today, Canon Jeremy Pemberton, Chair of OneBodyOneFaith said, "The joint letter from both Archbishops to Church of England synod members is a bold and welcome response to address the disjunction between the House of Bishops and Houses of Clergy and Laity in their understanding of and response to human sexuality. We applaud the tone set by Archbishop Justin as he seeks 'a radical new Christian inclusion' and his affirmation that, 'no person is a problem or an issue [because] people are made in the image of God.'


  9. Bishops to attend vigil vs EJK, death penalty on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sun-Star

    SEVERAL prelates, including Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas, will attend the three-hour prayer rally "Walk For Life" at the Quirino Grandstand in Luneta, Manila on Saturday. The activity was organized by the laity and other pro-life groups to stop the extrajudicial killings and oppose the revival of the death penalty.


  10. 100 years ago today in Spokane: Brunot Hall, private school for young ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    It began in 1893 as St. Mary's Hall. It was later named Brunot Hall after its chief benefactor, Felix Brunot of Pittsburgh.


  11. Bishop hit wrong button in General Synod gay marriage voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Daily Mail

    ... conversation in order to establish clearly the desires of every member of Synod for the way forward. 'In an episcopal church a principal responsibility of bishops is the teaching ministry of the church, and the guarding of the deposit of faith that ...


  12. Dr. Courtney Cowart to head SIMRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Religion News Service

    ... education of Episcopal seminarians and in their formation as leaders to increase the ministry of the Episcopal Church. Since its founding in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1857, SIM has supported over 5000 seminarians with over $6 million in ...


  13. Archbishops write to General Synod membersRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Thinking Anglicans

    ... the May House of Bishops for a large scale teaching document around the subject of human sexuality. In an episcopal church a principal responsibility of Bishops is the teaching ministry of the church, and the guarding of the deposit of faith that we ...


  14. Victims say house arrest not enough for former priest convicted of molesting altar boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Ottawa Citizen

    After four decades, three men who were molested as altar boys by their priest finally got some closure Thursday when a judge sentenced Jacques Faucher for his historical sex crimes. But the three men, now 56 years old, say the sentence is little comfort for the abuse they suffered and the years of mental trauma because the man who committed the crimes will not spend another night in jail.


  15. Church of England rejects report barring gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Yahoo!

    ... the presence and ministry of LGBT people both lay and ordained. The Anglican church last year suspended the Episcopal Church, its US branch, for three years after it approved ceremonies for same-sex marriages. Declining church attendance in more ...


  16. Southside Aces, Saddle Sores and Trailer Trash to Play Annual...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | PRLog US Entertainment

    Sponsored by St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, Annual Fundraiser Supports Local Community Development in the Village of Nueva Providencia in Guatemala MINNEAPOLIS - Feb. 15, 2017 - PRLog -- St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church will hold its sixth annual Building Bridges with Music benefit concert on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 2507 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, Minn. Tickets are $20.


  17. Jonathan BlakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | News Shopper

    On February 15, 2017, News Shopper published an online article about Jonathan Blake from Welling, who was convicted of breaching a restraining order. Mr Blake was not a 'self-appointed' archbishop, but rather he was appointed archbishop by due process within the Open Episcopal Church.


  18. Archbishop from Welling given restraining orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | News Shopper

    Jonathan Blake, of Danson Crescent in Welling, was sentenced to 100 hours of community service, ordered to pay A 1,000 in costs and issued with a new restraining order at Woolwich Crown Court on Monday, February 13. The 60-year-old is the archbishop of the Open Episcopal Church, which is said to teach historic Christianity in a radical and more accessible manner. The archbishop was issued with a restraining order at Bromley Magistrates' Court on December 9, 2015 but ignored the order and breached it.


  19. Jonathan Blake has been found guilty of four counts of harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | This is Local London

    ... Woolwich Crown Court on Monday, 13 February. The 60-year-old was the self-appointed Archbishop of the Open Episcopal Church, which is said to teach historic Christianity in a radical and more accessible manner. Detective Constable Anna Brown, from ...


  20. Bishop Mathes leaving San Diego's Episcopal dioceseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... of an openly gay bishop in New Hampshire led numerous American congregations to sever ties with the Episcopal Church. At least nine left the San Diego diocese. Today, the local diocese includes 43 congregations serving 20,000 people in San Diego, ...