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  • Michael Michie named Episcopal Church staff officer for church planting infrastructure
    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Rev. Michael Michie has been named the Episcopal Church staff officer for church planting Infrastructure, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. In this new full-time position, Michie, from the Diocese of Dallas, will collaborate in the design, development and implementation of resources, Read More
    Published on 2017-08-16
  • Fort Worth: ‘We are baptized for such moments as this’
    [Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth] What happened in Charlottesville must be condemned. As a religious public figure, I rarely use the word “condemn,” as it connotes a type of punishment – typically meaning death. But to condemn an action is to declare it “to be reprehensible, wrong, or evil … Read More
    Published on 2017-08-15
  • California: Bishop denounces Charlottesville violence, calls for non-violent resistance to hate groups
    [Episcopal Diocese of California] “With malice toward none, with charity for all…,” so President Lincoln wrote in his Second Inaugural Address, in 1865, with the devastating American Civil War not yet formally concluded. Mr. Lincoln’s ringing words fit with the commitment of Mahatma Gandhi and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Read More
    Published on 2017-08-15
  • New York: On Charlottesville
    [Episcopal Diocese of New York] Tuesday, August 15, 2017 My Brothers and Sisters, The events of this last weekend in Charlottesville have horrified Americans across our country.  The virulence of the “Unite the Right” demonstrations themselves, with the viciousness of language and symbol, was in itself profoundly troubling and dangerous; Read More
    Published on 2017-08-15
  • Irish bishop and English priest lead cross-cultural mission training in Myanmar
    [Anglican Communion News Service] An ecumenical association for theological educators in Myanmar held a training workshop on cross cultural mission and research approaches this month. The four-day event was led by the Church of Ireland’s Archbishop of Dublin Michael Jackson and a Church of England vicar from the diocese of Birmingham, Read More
    Published on 2017-08-15

Anglican Communion News Service – Americas