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Fijian bishop chooses corrugated tin roof shelter over cathedral for consecration

[Anglican Communion News Service] A new suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Polynesia has been consecrated under a makeshift shelter on the island of Vanua Levu, rather than the cathedral in Suva, on Fiji’s other main island, Viti Levu.

ExxonMobil concede defeat in climate change battle with Church of England

[Anglican Communion News Service] The global oil giant ExxonMobil has caved in to shareholder demands – led by the Church of England’s church commissioners – to establish how the business will be affected by efforts to halt climate change. The announcement came two years to the day after the breakthrough Paris agreement on climate change.

Planeación anticipada: abre la convocatoria para las diócesis que estén interesadas en servir de anfitriona del evento EYE 2020 

El concurrido y popular Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) busca una diócesis que sirva de anfitriona para el evento en el 2020.

La oficina de los Ministerios de la Juventud de la Iglesia Episcopal abrió la convocatoria para las diócesis que estén interesadas en acoger EYE20. Debido a una variedad de factores, EYE20 está tentativamente programada para la semana del 6 de julio, o la semana del 13 de julio de 2020.

Mensaje de Navidad 2017 del Obispo Presidente Curry

“Que tengan una bendita Navidad, un maravilloso Año Nuevo y salgan y hagan música en el corazón del mundo”, dijo el Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael Curry, en su Mensaje de Navidad 2017.

El video del mensaje del Obispo Presidente está aquí.

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  Obispo Presidente Michael Curry
Mensaje de Navidad 2017

En la Segunda carta a los corintios, el apóstol Pablo dice:

Joining together in Latin America to combat modern slavery and human trafficking

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance reports on a Latin-American workshop on human trafficking that it convened in Brasilia last week, in partnership with the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil – Caritas Internationalis and global anti-human trafficking network COATNET. This report is by the Anglican Alliance.

Archbishop of Cape Town urges ruling party to be ‘architects of a flourishing South Africa’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, has urged members of South Africa’s ruling ANC party to “follow their consciences” when they elect a new leader next week. Members of the ANC will gather at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg from Dec. 16 to 20. One of their tasks will be to elect a new party leader in place of President Jacob Zuma, who has been mired in controversy and allegations of corruption.

Bishops condemn abuse of police power in state attacks on universities in Brazil

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishops from the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil (IEAB) – the Anglican Episcopal Church of Brazil – have spoken out against state and police attacks on universities.

Asian ecumenical group describes ‘grave human rights violations’ in West Papua

[Anglican Communion News Service] A pastoral solidarity team from the Christian Conference of Asia are reporting “grave human rights violations and repression against the indigenous West Papuans in their own homeland” after a visit to the Indonesian-controlled West Papua. The visit, carried out last week, was part of CCA’s pastoral accompaniment to churches and people who live in vulnerable situations in Asia.

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