Episcopal News Service

Anglicans attend Vatican-hosted ecumenical conference on challenging xenophobia

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans attending a joint World Council of Churches and Vatican conference in Rome have spoken out on the need to counter xenophobia and racism towards refugees and migrants.

Anglican diocese launches floating church on London river

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Diocese of London has launched another new church in its plan to develop 100 new worshipping communities by 2020 – this time on a floating barge in the River Lea Navigation. St.

Minnesota Bishop Brian N. Prior announces plans for seeking new bishop

[Episcopal Church in Minnesota] Bishop Brian N. Prior issued a statement on Sept. 25 announcing he plans to step down after nearly a decade of service leading the Episcopal Church in Minnesota. His announcement says the diocese’s 10th bishop will be consecrated in February 2020. The full statement follows.

Cree priest becomes suffragan bishop in a first for Canadian area mission

[Anglican Journal] Archdeacon Larry Beardy, a Cree priest, educator and former executive archdeacon of the Diocese of Keewatin, was consecrated first indigenous suffragan bishop of the Northern Manitoba Area Mission – a new grouping of parishes within the indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh – at a ceremony at Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba on Sept. 23.

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RIP: The Rt. Rev. David Richards, whose work led to creation of College for Bishops

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. David E. Richards, a longtime Episcopal bishop who died last month, is being remembered fondly by those who served with him across the church, from Central America to the Diocese of Albany to the College of Bishops, which now bears his name.


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