Episcopal News Service

Virginia: Holy Cross Korean finds temporary home at Truro Church

[Episcopal Diocese of Virginia press release] Church of the Holy Cross Korean will begin worshiping in the chapel at Truro Church in September,  a temporary move that will re-establish an Episcopal presence in Fairfax City.

England: Blackburn diocese’s fracking leaflet causes media stir

[Anglican Communion News Service] A leaflet made available to the members of England’s Blackburn diocese got a surprising amount of coverage in the British media this week.

The document Fracking – opportunity or challenge? caught the eye of several journalists just as the Conservative ministers promoted the controversial technology to the public as an economic necessity.

Kids4Peace meet at Camp Allen for second-year camp

Kids from Israel and the U.S. gathered at Camp Allen to learn about each other's cultures and faith. Photo: Luke Blount

Kids from Israel and the U.S. gathered at Camp Allen to learn about each other’s cultures and faith.

Dartmouth withdraws Tengatenga’s appointment as foundation dean


Former Southern Malawi Bishop James Tengatenga will not become the dean of Dartmouth College’s Tucker Foundation, the

Church in Wales to vote on women bishops

[Church in Wales press release] The Church in Wales will decide in September whether or not to allow women priests to be ordained as bishops.

A bill, proposed by the six diocesan bishops of the Church in Wales, will be voted on by the 144 members of the church’s legislative arm, the Governing Body, at the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, at Lampeter, on Thursday, Sept. 12.

In Egypt, priest and family narrowly escape attack

[Anglican Communion News Service] An Anglican priest and his family narrowly escaped harm the morning of Aug. 14 after a mob armed with rocks and petrol bombs were kept out of a church building by steel window bars.

The Rev. Ehab Ayoub, his family, a lay minister and a guard were trapped in St. Saviour’s Church, Suez, for hours while pro- Mohamed Mursi supporters were attacking the building.

Breakaway Falls Church leaders plan to appeal court’s property ruling

[Episcopal Diocese of Virginia press release] The leaders of a Falls Church, Virginia congregation that broke away from the Episcopal Church said this week that they plan to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Falls Church CANA congregation will ask the high court to overturn the Supreme Court of Virginia’s April 18 ruling in favor of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia. That state ruling upheld a 2012 decision that allowed The Falls Church Episcopal to return to its historic church home.


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