Episcopal News Service

Canon Chuck Robertson installed as honorary canon in Aberdeen

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Chuck Robertson, canon for ministry beyond the Episcopal Church, was installed on Nov. 5 as an honorary canon of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral in Aberdeen during a Festal Evensong.

Archbishop Justin Welby preaches reconciliation to Kenya’s political leaders

[Anglican Communion News Service] The key players in Kenya’s disputed presidential elections – President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and Supreme Court Chief Justice David Maraga – were present at All Saints’ Cathedral in Nairobi yesterday as Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby spoke of the importance of reconciliation. They were marking the centenary of Kenya’s mother-church, in a service shown live on national television.

Liturgical texts published for 2018 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

[Anglican Communion News Service] The 2018 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which traditionally takes place in the northern hemisphere each January, has been prepared by the churches of the Caribbean.  The annual event usually takes place between the feast of St. Peter on Jan. 18 and the feast of St. Paul on Jan. 25.

Ugandan Mothers’ Union leader helps overcome HIV

[Anglican Communion News Service] A lay Anglican woman in Uganda is helping to build an HIV-competent community and church in a country where the epidemic is still a big challenge. Josephine Kasaato is president of the Mothers’ Union in the Namirembe Diocese in the capital of Uganda, Kampala. She is using her position to create awareness and educate the community about HIV and AIDS. Her voice is often heard across the diocese’s 65 parishes where she censures stigma, discrimination and denial – key challenges in the struggle against the virus.

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