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Appel à l’Offrande du Vendredi Saint de l’Évêque Primat Michael Curry pour le soutien au ministère de la Province anglicane de Jérusalem et du Moyen-Orient

« L’Offrande du Vendredi Saint est un moyen pour l’Église épiscopale de soutenir le ministère continu d’amour et compassion que nos sœurs et frères anglicans mènent à bien dans toute la Province de Jérusalem et du Moyen-Orient », a écrit l’Évêque Primat Michael Curry aux évêques et au clergé de l’Église épiscopale.

El Obispo Presidente Michael Curry llama a respaldar la Ofrenda de Viernes Santo que apoya al ministerio en la Provincia Anglicana de Jerusalén y Oriente Medio

La Ofrenda del Viernes Santo es una manera en que nosotros en la Iglesia Episcopal apoyamos la continuidad del ministerio de amor y compasión que llevan a cabo nuestros hermanos y hermanas anglicanos a lo largo de la Provincia de Jerusalén y el Oriente Medio”, escribió el Obispo Presidente y Primado, Michael Curry, escribió a los obispos y los clérigos de la Iglesia Episcopal.

Magdalene House in Kerrville, Texas, opens and greets first resident

Ciara Lillie, site manager, right, and Kathy Bogie, executive director, sit on the front porch swing at Magdalene House Kerrville, a two-year residential post-incarceration aftercare program for wom

Young Polynesian Anglicans put disaster training into action as Cyclone Gita hit Tonga

[Anglican Communion News Service] As Cyclone Gita headed towards Tonga last weekend, a group of young Anglicans gathered at All Saints Church in Fasi, Nuku’alofa, to prepare their response. They had received training in geographic information systems – or GIS – and knew how to use it to carry out Community Integrated Vulnerability Assessments to work out who would be most at risk from the impending winds.

South African president’s resignation is ‘opportunity to start anew,’ archbishop says

[Anglican Communion News Service] The resignation Feb. 14 of President Jacob Zuma provides South Africa with “a golden opportunity to start anew,” Archbishop of Cape Town Thabo Makgoba said.

“President Zuma’s resignation is an acknowledgement that public power is to be exercised on behalf of and in service to the people of South Africa, rather than for the self-service of the incumbent,” Archbishop Thabo said.

Jerusalem’s new municipal tax measures threaten ministries, church leaders say

[Anglican Communion News Service] Education and health ministries provided by the Diocese of Jerusalem could be at risk if the municipality goes ahead with plans to make churches pay Arnona, or municipal taxes. For centuries, religious bodies in the city have been exempt from such taxes, but the Jerusalem Municipality is now demanding millions of pounds from religious groups as part of an ongoing dispute with Israel’s finance ministry.

U.S. Supreme Court asked to review South Carolina property decision

[Episcopal News Service] The leaders of a group that broke away from the Episcopal Church in South Carolina have asked the United States Supreme Court to review a state court ruling that property, assets and most of the diocese’s parishes must remain with the Episcopal Church.

Women tell #MeToo stories of life in the Episcopal Church

[Episcopal News Service] Sexual harassment and exploitation in the church are being highlighted in a series of reflections, essays and meditations, some of them explicit in their descriptions, that began Ash Wednesday on the House of Deputies website.

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