Episcopal News Service

Anglican leaders issue message on 30th World Aids Day

[Anglican Communion News Service] World AIDS Day will be marked Dec. 1, and Anglicans are joining with Christians from other churches to promote HIV testing. This year, the Anglican Communion Office is working alongside the World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance to mark the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day by encouraging everyone to get tested and know their HIV status.

Way of Love’s seven practices inspire variety of Advent resources for Episcopalians

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians have spent the past five months taking up the Way of Love’s seven practices, with help from a wide range of liturgical and devotional tools from all corners of the Episcopal Church, and the church is encouraging all to make a special effort to embrace this rule of life during Advent.

Representing the Presiding Bishop, Episcopalians advocate for the environment at COP24

[Episcopal News Service] Wildfires. Hurricanes. Four straight record-setting years of increasing temperatures. Ocean acidification. Sea-level rise. Species loss. Drought. All are made worse by climate change, fueling humanitarian crises as people are forced to flee their homes because of natural disaster or changes in their environment.

Anglican leaders from the Americas conclude regional primates meeting

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican primates from the Americas and the Caribbean have concluded their regional meeting Nov. 29 with a commitment to continue meeting regularly and working together in the coming years. The three-day meeting, at the convent of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine in Toronto, was characterized as being “not just honest talks, but very honest talks which enabled us to face the difficulties in the Communion and move forward together in Christ.”

South Sudan archbishop prays for peace with country’s president

[Anglican Communion News Service] South Sudan Archbishop Justin Badi Arama has paid a visit to South Sudan President Salva Kiir to pray for peace in the country.

Archbishop of Central America elected to Anglican Communion’s Standing Committee

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Julio Murray, primate of the Anglican Church in the Central America Region, has been elected as the Americas’ regional primate on the Anglican Communion’s Primates’ Standing Committee and the Standing Committee of the Anglican Consultative Council. The elections took place as the leaders of the Anglican Church in the Americas and Caribbean gathered in Toronto, Canada, for a regional primates meeting.

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