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2 hrs ago | Basildon Recorder

Brentwood Diocese names its new Roman Catholic bishop

Father Alan Williams was appointed as one of the region's most senior clergymen by Pope Francis and will succeed Bishop Thomas McMahon - who had been in post for more than 34 years.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion

4 hrs ago | The Edgefield Advertiser

Here and There - 4-17-14

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Related Topix: Edgefield County, SC, Johnston, SC, Edgefield, SC, Religion, Trenton, SC, Events

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Vineyard Gazette Online

Behind the Camera, But Out Front in Telling Stories of Change

By day he runs a media training program at Auburn Seminary in New York city for "faith leaders who speak out for justice through the media."


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion, Union Theological Seminary

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Canadian music voice relocates to take gig in Bennington...

Toronto-based musician John Terauds played organ for his first Sunday service as music minister at Saint Peter's Episcopal Church, 200 Pleasant St., on Palm Sunday.


Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Religion


Bishop Robinson Talks 'OMG' Moment at WH Prayer Breakfast

Bishop Gene Robinson got a surprise Monday when President Obama asked him to deliver the closing prayer at the White House Easter Prayer Breakfast.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Religion

Religion News Service

Jonathan Merritt a " Barbara Brown Taylor on the devil, death, and the definition of a Christiana

Barbara Brown Taylor is a theologian, priest, and New York Times bestseller of many books, including her most recent "Learning to Walk in the Dark."


Related Topix: Religion, Christian Music, RNS

Catholic World News

New Scottish bishop lives in low-income housing area

A newly installed Scottish bishop has taken up residence in a parish house in a low-income housing area, rather than in the more opulent episcopal residence.


Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

THE Brentwood Diocese has named its new Bishop - a former scientist and teacher.

Father Alan Williams was appointed as one of the region's most senior clergymen by Pope Francis and will succeed Bishop Thomas McMahon - who had been in post for more than 34 years.


Related Topix: Religion, Roman Catholic Church

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Doings Weekly

First woman and youngest priest heads Western Springs church

The Rev. Kate Spelman is the youngest priest and the first woman to serve as rector of All Saints Episcopal Church in Western Springs.


Related Topix: Religion, Philadelphia, PA

The Daily Caller

First openly gay Episcopal Bishop delivers closing Easter prayer

Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, tweeted about the honor, ironically taking the Lord's name in vain in the process.


Related Topix: Religion, Conservative Political News, US News

Obama Selects First Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House's Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer.


Related Topix: Religion

Christian Retailing

Logos Bible Software partners with Church Publishing

Logos Bible Software has announced a new partnership with Church Publishing-the official publisher of liturgical and worship resources for the Episcopal Church.


Related Topix: Religion

Sun Apr 13, 2014

National Public Radio

Statue Of A Homeless Jesus Startles A Wealthy Community

David Buck sits next to the Jesus the Homeless statue that was installed in front of his church, St. Alban's Episcopal, in Davidscon, N.C. Rev.


Related Topix: Canada, Religion, Roman Catholic Church

Sat Apr 12, 2014


Miriam and Miriam meet on Bangsamoro peace pact after Lent

Government peace panel chair Miriam Coronel-Ferrer and Senator Miriam Santiago will meet to discuss the Bangsamoro peace pact "after Lent," Ferrer told a gathering of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines' Episcopal Commission on Interreligious Dialogue and the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Philippines, World News,


Church Briefs: April 12, 2014

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Tribune-Star's Church Briefs submission process has changed. We will no longer accept submissions by fax, postal service or hand delivery.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Religion, Terre Haute, IN


St. John's parish awarded to S.J. diocese

A property rights battle over the historic St. John's Parish has ended years after a schism erupted within the Episcopal Church when part of the congregation opposed the church's acceptance of gay pastors.


Related Topix: Canada, Religion, Stockton, CA, Turlock, CA, Modesto, CA

The Macon Telegraph

Porter inducted into Board of Preachers group

The Rev. Shirley Porter, the priest in charge at St. James Episcopal Church in Macon, was among the recent inductees into a prestigious Atlanta-based spiritual group.


Related Topix: Religion, Macon, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College

Fri Apr 11, 2014

El Paso Times

Bishop to deliver Easter message

Bishop Michael Vono, the bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande, will be in El Paso on Easter Sunday to speak at the All Saints Episcopal Church in East El Paso.

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Related Topix: Religion, El Paso, TX

The Rev. Eric Funston, priest at St. Paul's Parish: 5 Questions

Although we won't be offering one this year at St. Paul's, Medina, my favorite tradition is the Great Vigil of Easter celebrated as an evening service on Saturday evening or as a sunrise service on Resurrection Sunday.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Religion, Roman Catholic Church, Anglican, Wedding, Gay/Lesbian

The Rev. Sarah Shofstall, priest at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church: 5 Questions

The most meaningful Easter tradition for me is the celebrating of Holy Week and Easter together, remembering Jesus' betrayal, arrest, trial and death gives us a glimpse of the shock and glory of the Resurrection.


Related Topix: Religion, Life, Holidays, Easter, Gay/Lesbian, Wedding