The Rev. Canon José A. McLoughlin is bishop-elect to the Diocese of Western North Carolina

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In an election requiring 4 ballots José McLoughlin finally received the votes necessary to win the election. He needed 69 clergy votes and 65 lay votes to be elected. In the 4th ballot he received 69 clergy votes and 86 lay votes.

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Anglican women in the Philippines improve their livelihoods with a simple vegetable

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The taro root is a edible plant that grows easily in the Philippines in the regions with swampy, wet soil. It has become an income generator for a small group of women at St John’s Mission in Nayon, Philippines. Starting with a micro-loan from Ecare, a partner to the Australian Board of Missions, the women developed a tasty baked chip sliced from the taro root.


Love Must Prevail

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Three days after the early Sunday morning Orlando massacre, musicians, singers, actors, producers and technicians who are part of the Broadway community, gathered in Avatar Studios to do what artists do best in response to a crisis, they made a record to raise money. Broadway for Orlando has recorded What the World Needs Now Is Love. The song was written in 1965 by Burt Bacharach & Hal David. Time, space and talent was volunteered to create the recording and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the LGBT Center of Central Florida.


Church leaders from around the world to speak at Canadian General Synod

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Representatives from at least six church organizations—including Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Archbishop Josiah Atkins Idowu-Fearon are expected to speak at General Synod