Day: May 9, 2014

Jefferts Schori, Welby & Episcopal schoolgirls join outcry over Nigerian kidnapping

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church are among those speaking out against the abduction of Nigerian schoolgirls by the terrorist group Boko Haram. Archbishop Justin Welby issued this statement: “This is an atrocious and inexcusable act and my prayers and thoughts go out to the young people and their …

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Presiding Bishop calls for prayers for Sudan & South Sudan

The heads of the Episcopal Church, the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada today issued a message of solidarity with the Church of South Sudan. From the Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs: