Day: May 26, 2015

Episcopal Church Foundation announces fellows

Episcopal Church Foundation announces fellows

This year’s awards benefit “a growing Christian base community movement … started by Latino immigrants in Greensboro, North Carolina”; the development of a preaching curriculum for all of God’s people; a network of “Innovative Leadership Rounds”; and a restorative justice process to receive Iñupiaq stories of abuse, loss, and spirituality, and to help those communities “connect their traditional practices with their Christian faith.”

Promoting unity through common mission

Promoting unity through common mission

“Companion Links” by which diocese across the globe support one another in mission and discipleship, “should become the heartbeat of each diocese,” according to Archbishop Fred Hiltz, of the Anglican Church of Canada. Hiltz was speaking at a meeting of companion dioceses held earlier this month in Tanzania. Leaders from 11 dioceses shared stories of […]

“The day of doctrinaire Catholicism is over” in Ireland

“The day of doctrinaire Catholicism is over” in Ireland

A group whose membership comprises around a third of Ireland’s Catholic priests has said that the “Yes” to marriage equality won by a popular referendum last week means that the people are no longer listening to moralizing sermons from the church – and that they are “absolutely delighted.”