Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued a statement celebrating and commending the decision of the US Army Corp of Engineers to deny an easement allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue construction on its currently proposed course.
While in Rome for the 50th Anniversary Celebration meeting of the International Anglican Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission, the Presiding Bishop, the Most Revd Michael Curry, visited St. Paul’s Within the Walls Episcopal Church. While there he recorded a short video.
During his speech Curry said in part: “I want to now suggest that Standing Rock may be the new Selma. This may well be the moment when nations come together, when peoples of goodwill come together to transform this world from the nightmare that it often is into the dream that God intends
“We all know that some things in holy Scripture can be confusing, hard to understand, or open to various ways of understanding. But some essential teachings are clear and incontrovertible. Jesus tells us to love God and love our neighbor as ourselves, and he tells us over and over again not to be afraid.”
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
I suspect that my election was a moment of hope that we could begin to help the Episcopal Church and Episcopalians begin to focus outward in some new ways, outward in ways that actually share the message of Jesus of Nazareth, which is fundamentally a message of love of God and love of neighbor.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry read a statement to the staff of the Episcopal Church Center at 2 pm EST today,…
Today the Presiding Bishop spoke to the Executive Council regarding his previous surgery and his recovery. His general assessment is that he is now “reasonably back to normal … I think I am back about 90 percent.”