Episcopal Migration Ministries says that the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest forced displacement of people in the world today with 9.5 million people displaced, including 3.2 million refugees who have fled to neighboring countries.
The Vatican has given its backing to a central Rome square being named after Martin Luther, a church reformer excommunicated by the pope nearly 500 years ago.
An Episcopal priest crosses the border to serve a parish in Newfoundland.
As South Sudan marks four years of independence, they also suffer continued civil war. Archbishop Justin Welby offered “our prayers around the world” are for an end to violence in South Sudan as the country marks four years of independence.
American evangelicals love to claim common ground with Pope Francis on certain moral issues but ignore his teaching in significant ways.
The media noted the attention General Convention is giving to addiction and alcoholism in light of the tragedy of the Heather Cook criminal case.
A well-known Episcopal blogger and lay leader in the Diocese of Pittsburgh has been accused of stealing funds from an elderly woman who gave him responsibility over her finances and who lives in a nursing home.
The Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church today instructed the Church’s Faith and Order Board to begin the two year process which may lead towards canonical change. Same gendered couples could possibly be married in the Church starting in late 2017.