Hear My People's Cry: An Appeal to the people of goodwill

We hear the cries of innocent people from Nigeria, Sudan, Pakistan and throughout the Middle East. Atrocities are being committed in the name of religion. We are often reminded in the West that “Islam is the religion of peace.” Qur’an teaches “Let there be no compulsion in religion” Then what is wrong with this picture?

 

Archbishop Okoh: Ebola will be defeated by science and prayer

Archbishop Nicholas Okoh has urged Nigerians to seek medical attention if they suspect they have been infected by the Ebola virus, and not to look to faith healing as a cure for the disease.

 

Coote case closed

The Diocese of The Murray has revoked the license of its former archdeacon for abuse

 

Crime tops church agenda for the West Indies

Crime is destroying the fabric of West Indian life, the Bishop of Trinidad and Tobago, the Rt. Rev. Claude Berkley told his diocesan synod last week.

 

Joint statement on Iraq by the Archbishops of Canterbury and Melbourne

Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Philip Freier made a joint statement on the crisis in northern Iraq during press conference in Melbourne, Australia yesterday.

 

IRD interviews Archbishop Foley Beach

Transitioning into his new role, the recently elected Archbishop Foley Beach of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) kindly shared some of his time to explain his vision for the ACNA’s social engagement in an interview with Jacob Stubbs for IRD.

 

Two new counts of abuse laid against Bishop Ball by police

The former Bishop of Gloucester was summoned to the Brighton Magistrates Court last week to answer allegations that he had sexually assaulted a teenaged boy and a young man.

 

PB asks for a day of prayer for those in Iraq

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has urged Episcopalians to observe Sunday, August 17, as a day of prayer for those in Iraq and elsewhere in the Middle East living in fear of their lives,

 

Banner year for TEC trusts

The treasurer’s office of the Episcopal Church of the USA reports the church’s investment performance continues to be strong.

 

Delhi bishop quits

The Church of North India’s Bishop in Delhi, the Rt. Rev. Sunil Kumar Singh, wrote to the members of his diocesan synod announcing he was standing down for health reasons.