Episcopal News Service

Colorado bishop-elect discloses cancer diagnosis

[Episcopal Church in Colorado] Colorado Bishop-elect Kym Lucas sent a letter to the diocese disclosing her diagnosis last week of stage one breast cancer. Lucas was elected the diocese’s 11th bishop during its 131 convention on Oct. 27 in Denver.


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Central American bishops appeal for Anglican Communion solidarity over migrant caravan

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishops from three Anglican Provinces have called for “solidarity” from the Anglican Communion as a caravan of migrants makes its way through the region from El Salvador to the United States. The plight of the people making the journey has been reported around the world after  President Donald Trump said that he had mobilized the military to prevent them crossing the U.S. border.

Historic Anglican-Oriental Orthodox Agreed Statement on the Holy Spirit published

[Anglican Communion News Service] The historic Agreed Statement between Anglican and Oriental Orthodox theologians on the Procession and Work of the Holy Spirit has been published. The statement was signed last October after lengthy discussions by members of the Anglican Oriental-Orthodox International Commission (AOOIC). It was published at this year’s meeting of AOOIC, which took place last week in Lebanon.

United Nations extends Anglican Communion accreditation to boost environmental campaign

[Anglican Communion News Service] The United Nations Environment Program has formally recognized the Anglican Consultative Council and granted accreditation to the U.N. Environment Assembly. The move extends the Anglican Communion’s existing status at the UN. The communion enjoys Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council – this gives it access to a number of U.N. bodies, including the Human Rights Council. The U.N.

EJE19: Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales

[2 de noviembre de 2018] El departamento de Formación de la Fe, junto con la oficina del Ministerio Latino de la Iglesia Episcopal y la oficina de Alianzas Globales, y la participación de las siete diócesis de la Provincia IX, se complacen en anunciar el Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales (EJE19) que tendrá lugar del 17 al 20 de julio de 2019 en la Ciudad del Saber en ciudad de Panamá, en Panamá.

Becas disponibles para los Ministerios de Adultos Jóvenes y Universitarios

El proceso de solicitud para una beca para los Ministerios de Adultos Jóvenes y Universitarios abre hoy y continúa hasta el 19 de noviembre de 2018. Las presentaciones que se hagan después del 19 de noviembre no serán aceptadas.

Anglican Communion prepares to welcome Chile as 40th province

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is traveling to Santiago to officially inaugurate the newest province of the Anglican Communion. The Iglesia Anglicana de Chile – the Anglican Church of Chile – will become the 40th Anglican Communion province when it is inaugurated on Nov. 4. Welby will preside over the ceremony, which will be held at the Grange School in the city of Santiago. Usual Sunday services in local churches have been suspended to enable people to take part.

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