Day: October 10, 2016

The Rev. Howard White has been deposed

The Rev. Howard White has been deposed

“We are committed to keeping God’s children safe, and we are heartbroken when we fail,” Bishop Scanlan said. “My hope is that the appalling events documented at St. George’s School will lead our church to intensify its efforts to protect young people in every setting, and continue our commitment to preventing abuse with thorough training for clergy, staff and volunteers who work with children.”

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, Primate of Kenya, promotes calm before elections

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, Primate of Kenya, promotes calm before elections

Archbishop Jackson Ole Sapit, the Primate of Kenya, has applauded the country’s government and its opposition leaders for their cooperation  ahead of the 2017 general elections. Archbishop Sapit said that the church was “committed to promoting a just and cohesive society where all citizens enjoy their constitutional rights while living in peace, love and unity” […]

Bishop of Colombia urges prayer after vote for peace is rejected

Bishop of Colombia urges prayer after vote for peace is rejected

The Bishop of Columbia is calling for prayer after an October 2nd vote that rejected a peace deal between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia (FARC) that would have ended the nearly 60-year civil war which has resulted in over 220,000 deaths and millions of displacements.