The Diocese of Michigan has endorsed a resolution call for universal background checks on all gun purchases, banning all sales of semiautomatic weapons, high-impact ammunition, and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
The Prime Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the Philippines Renato Abibico has written to President Benigno Aquino urging government intervention in a dispute between villagers and an energy company accused of despoiling their land.
The chairman of Forward in Faith (UK), the Rt. Rev. Jonathan Baker, Bishop of Fulham, has been given permission by the Bishop of London and Archbishop of Canterbury to remarry following his divorce to his wife.
The House of Bishops of the General Synod of the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales have released a joint statement urging Parliament to back a motion recognizing Palestine as an independent state.