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Anglican Primates meet with King Abdullah in Jordan

“Archbishop Justin said it was ‘a great honour’ to be received in audience by King Abdullah. He explained that the Primates had been discussing the forthcoming Lambeth Conference of Anglican bishops, and said: ‘We are looking at issues of climate change, very relevant here in the Jordan valley and around the shrinking Dead Sea. We are seeking to see how to support peace in this region, grateful for the examples of yourself and this Kingdom.'” – Anglican Communion News Service

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Responses to Australian Wildfires

At least two Australian bishops have written to their dioceses in the wake of the devastating bush fires currently engulfing much of the continent.

From Bishop Richard Treloar of Gippsland:

Our hearts and hands go out to the people of the eastern region in your grief and loss, as you seek to come to terms with the trauma you have faced and the devastation caused to lives and livelihoods, to property, stock, towns, and to the creation itself.

We […]

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Absalom Jones Offerings to go to two remaining Episcopal HBCUs

In 1802, Absalom Jones, born into slavery in Delaware, became the first black priest in the Episcopal Church, co-founding and serving what became the African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – the present-day church website is here. Jones’ feast day is February 13, and this year Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has invited the church to give Absalom Jones Offerings on February 9 to the two remaining Episcopal HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities), St. Augustine’s University in […]

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