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Presiding Bishop to conduct post-Lambeth live webcast August 7Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will conduct a live webcast to talk about the Lambeth Conference on Thursday, Augu...

Reader response to the Lambeth Conference

Reactions to Lambeth Conference span the spectrumThe buses bearing the 2008 Lambeth Conference's 670 purple cassock-clad bishops had barely arrived at Canterbury Cathedral fo...

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Bishops share perspectives about Lambeth, hopes for future

Bishops share perspectives about Lambeth, hopes for future

As the 2008 Lambeth Conference drew to a close and bishops attending the every-decade gathering prepared to return to their various dioceses and provinces around the world, some of them offered perspectives about the three-week meeting in Canterbury and shared hopes for the future of the Anglican Communion.

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  • » Christian leaders continue advocacy for Israeli-Palestinian peace
    Christian leaders are urging the U.S. government to step up its leadership in resolving the prolonged stalemate in peace negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian leaders, especially in light of a recent controversial move by Israel to establish a new settlement in East Jerusalem.

  • » Mission Report: St. Thomas Episcopal to Haiti
    [Huntsville (AL) Times] A four-member team from St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Huntsville, Alabama, conducted a weeklong construction mission at St. Simeon Episcopal Church in Croix des Bouquets, Haiti, last month. Team members joined with six local carpenters to form a joint Haitian-American construction crew to build school desks and benches for three Episcopal schools.

  • » Houston clergy, politicians gather for interfaith immigration prayer service
    [Houston (TX) Chronicle] More than a dozen prominent Houston faith leaders were joined by Rep. Shelia Jackson Lee and Rep. Al Green at an interfaith service, where they prayed for immigration reform as a way to protect family unity, protect workers and uphold their rights, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas reported.

  • » Episcopalians advocate to feed the hungry in America and abroad
    Diane Riley spends her days advocating for hungry people, recognizing that she could be in their place were she born 25 years later.

  • » Bishops, spouses hold prayer service at the Colombia-Ecuador border
    Vehicle and foot traffic flows uninterrupted on the bridge separating Colombia and Ecuador at Tulcán, a border town where annually thousands of Colombians cross over, seeking refuge from violence and persecution. The national police are present on both sides, but no one is stopped, no questions asked, no identification is required to enter.


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