Episcopal News Service

Christians in public life in Wales and Australia discuss connection between faith and work

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican politicians in Wales and the former Australian Reserve Bank governor have been explaining the role of faith in public life. The ruling Labour Party’s Ann Jones, the deputy presiding officer of the National Assembly for Wales; and opposition conservative member of the assembly, Darren Millar, made their comments in the Diocese of St Asaph’s magazine, Teulu Asaph.

Provincial fact-finding group looking into claims of episcopal election fraud in Diocese of Haiti

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has taken the next step in a never-before-used canonical process contesting the election of the Very Rev. Kerwin Delicat as bishop coadjutor for the Diocese of Haiti.

Church leaders unite behind vision for ‘one people, one nation, and one South Sudan’

[Anglican Communion News Service] Church leaders in South Sudan, including  Anglican Primate and Archbishop Justin Badi Arama, have issued a joint statement calling on political leaders in the war-torn country to pursue peace. After a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, the heads of churches in the membership of the South Sudan Council of Churches issued a joint statement lamenting the violence and suffering of the nation’s people. “We as the shepherds of the people of South Sudan continue to mourn and grieve for our country,” they say.

Bishop steers marriage registration bill through parliamentary process

[Anglican Communion News Service] Church of England Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith has become the first bishop in 20 years to steer draft legislation through the entire legislative process in the House of Lords, the upper house of Britain’s Parliament. At present, marriage registers include the name of the bride and groom’s fathers.

Colorado chooses three to stand for bishop election

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Colorado Standing Committee has nominated three priests for election as the 11th bishop of Colorado.

The election will take place Oct. 27 during the diocese’s 131st Annual Convention.

The slate includes:

The Rev. Kimberly (Kym) Lucas, rector, St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.;

Conclusion de la Convention générale

[Episcopal News Service] En réponse à l’appel de l’Évêque Primat Michael Curry de « suivre la voie de Jésus », les députés et les évêques, réunis du 5 au 13 juillet à la 79ème Convention générale de l’Église épiscopale à Austin (État du Texas), ont donné suite à un nombre record de résolutions sur des questions clés comme l’immigration, la révision du livre de prière, Israël-Palestine et la réadmission de l’Église épiscopale de

A booming Brotherhood

[Brotherhood of St. Andrew – Austin, Texas] Jeffrey Butcher crisscrossed the Unites States the last six years, meeting with everyone from the presiding bishop to the Brotherhood of St. Andrew’s smallest chapters.

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