Gunmen have attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, killing at least 28 people and wounding 25 others, officials say. The bus was travelling to the Monastery of St Samuel the Confessor, 135km (85 miles) south of Cairo, from Minya province when it came under fire.
2017 is the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, and the every-two-year Protestant Assembly, the Kirchentag, takes on special significance this…
Violence in the Philippines has prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law on the island of Mindanao, and suggest…
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s words launch 11 days of prayer for Thy Kingdom, a project of the Anglican Communion and…
The Presiding Bishop, and the diocesan and suffragan bishops of Haiti, along with the diocesan Standing Committee have entered a covenant agreement that “seeks to address and resolve many of the issues of conflict that have been burdening the diocese.”
Today, we are full of shock, of grief, and of anger. In our grief we call upon God to extend his everlasting arms to those whose lives have been cut short; in our shock we call upon him to reach out with his embracing arms to comfort those who have been scarred in body or in mind; in our anger we call upon him to strengthen us with his mighty arms, to resist evil and build us through love of one another into an ever closer unity across our rich diversity.
“Put simply but starkly, several former faculty and staff sexually abused children in their care in a variety of ways, from clear boundary violations to repeated sexual relationships to rape.” The tolerance by those who knew and the lack of awareness by most of the faculty and leadership “is all equally troubling.”
Over the past 10 years, the above-target return of 8.3 per cent compares with 8.1 per cent over a comparable period at the Yale Endowment, the most admired fund in the sector. – The Financial Times
UPDATE: During the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, which began on Saturday, May 20th and will run until the 26th, a report will be presented on discrimination within the church against LGBTQI+ people.
Episcopal Divinity School formally announced their agreement with Union Seminary of New York and appointed a new Dean today.
The Rev. David Simmons discusses the proposed full communion agreement between the Episcopal Church and the United Methodist Church with that well known cradle Episcopalian, Willy Wonka.