Episcopal News Service

New bishop announced on island of Borneo

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev. Danald Jute has been appointed as the 14th bishop of the Diocese of Kuching, the capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo. Danald’s consecration and installation will take place next month at St Thomas’ Cathedral in Kuching.

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VTS appoints Jacqueline F. Ballou vice president for finance and operations

[Virginia Theological Seminary] Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) is delighted to announce Jacqueline “Jacqui” F. Ballou as the new vice president for finance and operations. Ballou, who is currently the director of finance, planning and operations at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, will join the VTS community on Sep.

Young Anglicans in Malawi raise money for people with disabilities

[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of an Anglican youth group in Blantyre, Malawi, have donated medical equipment, including a wheelchair, to two boys in need in the African country.

Victor January, who is 12 and has difficulties walking, received the medically recommended wheelchair as a replacement for his previously unsuitable one. A boy with albinism, Blessings Masalanga, was given special clothing and oils.

African diocese awards stoves to winners of plastic artwork contest

[Anglican Communion News Service] Environmentally friendly stoves were the prize on offer in the southern Africa country of Swaziland to winners of an Anglican diocese artwork competition that threw up the challenge of making mats out of plastic waste.

New canons installed in Jerusalem during Anglican pilgrimage to Holy Land

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop in Jerusalem and the Middle East Suheil Dawani has installed four new canons at St George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem during an international Anglican pilgrimage.

Haiti Partnership Committee offers report, looks to the future

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] At its recent meeting in June in Port-au-Prince, the Haiti Partnership Committee took steps that enable progress on three projects: Holy Trinity Cathedral Complex, St. Barnabas Agricultural College and St. Vincent’s Center for Handicapped Children. 

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