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  • British bishop welcomes proposed plastic ban
    [Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Salisbury Nicholas Holtam recently spoke in favor of U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s potential plan to ban a number of single-use plastic products. Holtan went on to encourage the U.K. to swap the use of cheap plastic with more sustainable alternatives, calling it a Read More
    Published on 2018-04-20
  • Archbishop of Canterbury breaks ground on new library
    [Anglican Communion News Service] Work began on a new, bigger library at Lambeth Palace on April 20 when Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby symbolically “broke ground” for the building. It is the first new building at the Palace in more than 100 years. The new library will bring together what’s thought Read More
    Published on 2018-04-20
  • Presiding Bishop offers tribute to Barbara Bush
    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following statement from Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry is in tribute to Former First Lady Barbara Bush. The funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush, shown during her White House days, will be April 21 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston. Photo: Read More
    Published on 2018-04-20
  • Episcopalians balance fear with preparation in the wake of U.S. mass shootings
    The Rev. Mike Angell, rector of the Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion in University City, Missouri, speaks at an April 11 ecumenical unity press conference. Photo: Fred Koenig [Episcopal News Service] As Americans reel from the rising number of mass shootings, the possibility of such violence happening at any Read More
    Published on 2018-04-19
  • Washington National Cathedral mourns the loss of former first lady Barbara Bush
    [Washington National Cathedral] The Very Rev. Randolph ‘Randy’ Marshall Hollerith, dean of Washington National Cathedral, released the following statement and offered a prayer on the death of First Lady Barbara Bush. “Washington National Cathedral joins the nation in mourning the loss of former First Lady Barbara Bush, and we extend our Read More
    Published on 2018-04-19

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