Episcopal News Service

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Easter Day sermon

[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin has said in his Easter sermon that “the announcement that Jesus is alive changes everything. . . It gives us hope where we were in despair, faith where we were lost, light where we were in darkness, joy where we were entirely in sorrow.”

Jeremiah 31: 1-6, Acts 10: 34-43, John 20: 1-18

Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Easter letter

[Lambeth Palace press release] “I pray that our Christian hope and the joy of the resurrection of Jesus Christ will heal relationships between individuals, communities and nations,” Archbishop Justin Welby says in his Easter letter to partners and heads of other churches around the world.

The full text of the letter is published below:

Procession of witness marks 20 years of South Africa’s democracy

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) held a “procession of witness” to mark the 20th anniversary of the birth of South Africa’s democracy and also express concerns over current issues affecting the country.

The procession, which is being supported by both Muslim and Jewish leaders, was held on Holy Saturday, April 19, and started from District Six in Cape Town, South Africa to the Parliament building.

‘To help people, to further the kingdom’

Photo: Lynda Greer/Holy Comforter

Clifford Williams, working in the Friendship Center’s studio, paints head of a tiger.

San Joaquin: Court rules St. John’s belongs to the Episcopal Church

[Episcopal News Service] A California Superior Court has ruled that the 160-year-old landmark St. John the Evangelist Church in downtown Stockton, California, is to be used for the mission of the Episcopal Church.

Video: Nevada Bishop Dan Edwards on how to counter violence

[There is a video that cannot be displayed in this feed. Visit the blog entry to see the video.][Episcopal News Service – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma] Diocese of Nevada Bishop Dan Edwards describes how his diocese is working against what he calls “this crazy violence” that he says is often bred in loneliness, despair and disempowerment.


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