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3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Women priests are a gift to the church

The Rev. Dr. Joseph Krasinski, is the rector of St. James' Episcopal Church on West St. in Danbury.


Related Topix: Religion, Danbury, CT

9 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

Newly restored Episcopal church in Sackets sets open house Aug. 30

The newly renovated Christ Episcopal Church, 207 E. Main St., will hold an open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 30 to celebrate the completion of its restoration project.


Related Topix: Religion

10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

Bishops cancel service for Aetas

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Roderick Pabillo Archbishop Emeritus Paciano Aniceto Archbishop Emeritus Paciano Aniceto were advised by the Social Action Center of Pampanga on Thursday to cancel regular Eucharistic services for Aeta communities in Hacienda Dolores and Sapang Uwak as "their safety is not assured."


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

14 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Ukrainian Catholic leader blasts Russian Orthodox statements, says Church is being oppressed

In a letter to bishops and political leaders around the world, the head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church said that the Catholic Church is being oppressed in eastern Ukraine.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Europe, World News, Ukraine, Orthodox Church, Terrorism,

15 hrs ago | KCTV5

Groups come together to help with relief in Ferguson

Now one local pastor is leading an effort to bring them some relief and he's calling it Backpacks for Justice.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Religion, Kansas City, MO, Florissant, MO

Thu Aug 21, 2014



By Catholic News Service DETROIT -- Cardinal Edmund C. Szoka, who rose from poor beginnings to reach the highest levels of service to the church, died Aug. 20 His death leaves the College of Cardinals with 210 members, 117 of whom are under 80 and therefore eligible to vote in a conclave to elect a new pope.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Northville, MI, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Plymouth Township, MI

Post and Courier

Local Anglicans receive new tie to the global church

Grace Beahm/StaffBishop Mark Lawrence received word Thursday that primates of the Global South welcomed the Diocese of South Carolina as an active member within the Global South of the Anglican Communion.


DFW Catholic

Leader of US Bishops Sets Special Collection for Mideast Victims

The president of the US episcopal conference has called on the bishops to consider taking up a special collection "to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support for our affected brothers and sisters in the Middle East."


Related Topix: Religion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Calvary Episcopal installs new rector

The Right Rev. Dabney Smith, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida, installed the Rev.


Related Topix: Religion, Indian Rocks Beach, FL

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Unger to lead 3rd Jefferson church

The 45-year-old Berkeley County native and state lawmaker - already minister at St. John's Lutheran Church in Harpers Ferry and Bolivar Methodist Church - this weekend will formally become pastor of St. John's Episcopal Church.


Related Topix: Berkeley County, WV, Harpers Ferry, WV, Canada, Religion, Charleston, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Alabama Live

As sanctuary re-opens, Trinity Episcopal plans to host 2015 convention for Episcopal diocese

MOBILE, Alabama - Five days before Trinity Episcopal Church is set to return to its restored sanctuary, construction crews were completing last-minute work to a wall, the floor and pews.


Related Topix: Religion, Mobile, AL

Monterey County Herald

Barbara Rose Shuler, Intermezzo: Organist Welch gives Steinbeck-themed concert

James Welch, hailed as California's foremost concert organist, has performed in this region numerous times in recent decades.


Related Topix: Classical, California, John Steinbeck, Vocal, The Grapes of Wrath, Pop/Rock, The Mission (San Francisco, CA), Religion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WIBW-TV Topeka

Topeka Church Members Aim Frustration At Kobach

Clergy representing the Social Action Committee of the Midwest Conference of the African Methodist and Episcopal Church convened at St. John AME as a follow up to press conferences held in Wichita.


Related Topix: Religion, Wichita, KS

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Christian Newswire

New Judson Press Book Guides Churches on Inclusivity to Deaf Persons

Does your ministry include the people of God who are Deaf? More than 28 million Americans are considered Deaf or Hard of Hearing.


Related Topix: Religion

Cardinal Brady offers resignation as head of Irish Catholic church

In a statement, the Catholic Primate said that his coadjutor Archbishop Eamon Martin would replace him as head of the church here as soon as Pope Francis accepts his resignation.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

BBC News

Church leader offers to resign

Cardinal Sean Brady has led the Catholic Church in Ireland since 1996 and has presided over the institution at a time of immense and turbulent change Dr Brady, who has been the leader of Ireland's Catholics for 18 years, confirmed that he offered his resignation to Pope Francis last month.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Family, Teenagers


Cardinal confirms resignation offer

Cardinal SeA n Brady has confirmed that he has informed Pope Francis of his intention to resign from his position as Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Armagh County, Northern Ireland, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI

Thu Aug 14, 2014

128th Michigan Annual Conference underway in Saginaw

The nation's oldest African American Christian denomination, the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Benton Harbor, Michigan, will unite more than 1,000 A.M.E. church members from around Michigan at Bethel A.M.E. Church, 535 Cathay in Saginaw.


Related Topix: Saginaw, MI, Religion, Benton Harbor, MI

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The News Tribune

'Lincoln's Bishop' explores complicated U.S.-Dakota War clash

"Lincoln's Bishop: A President, a Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors" by Gustav Niebuhr; Harper In the latest book on the U.S.-Dakota War, Gustav Niebuhr takes us back to an extraordinary and pivotal meeting in September 1862 with Henry Benjamin Whipple, Minnesota's first Episcopal bishop.


Related Topix: Minnesota, Religion

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

Sunny Seniors provides respite

For individuals who have been diagnosed with dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, there is a place to engage in stimulating activities, to do art activities, and to participate in sing- a -longs.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Religion, Cleveland, MS